Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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WGUS72 KRAH 251244
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Flash Flood Statement
National Weather Service Raleigh NC
844 AM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

NCC183-251500-
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Wake NC-
844 AM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

...THIS IS A FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY FOR CENTRAL WAKE COUNTY...

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 AM EDT FOR
WAKE COUNTY...

At 829 AM EDT, major flooding continues in Wake County along
Crabtree creek at Glenwood Avenue, Anderson Drive, and Wake Forest
Road. There are numerous roads closed throughout the city of Raleigh
and surrounding areas. Water rises on Crabtree Creek have slowed in
the past hour as rainfall rates have decreased.  However, another
area of moderate to heavy rain is approaching the city and an
additional inch of rainfall will prolong the flooding through at
least midday.

This is a FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY for the Central Wake County,
including the city of Raleigh. This is a PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS
SITUATION. SEEK HIGHER GROUND NOW!

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Raleigh, Cary, Garner, Zebulon, Rdu International, Apex, Holly
Springs, Morrisville, Knightdale and Wendell.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Life threatening flash flooding is occurring across the area. Do not
attempt to travel unless you must do so to escape the flooding or are
under an evacuation order. If you are in a low lying area, along a
creek or stream, or in an area experiencing flooding, take action now
to protect your life. Move to higher ground immediately.

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

&&

LAT...LON 3594 7858 3596 7841 3585 7827 3581 7826
      3572 7843 3571 7847 3556 7865 3568 7897
      3586 7890 3587 7889 3587 7883 3592 7881
      3593 7880 3592 7876 3598 7871

$$

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