Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Raleigh NC
722 AM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

NCC063-101-163-183-191-251515-
/O.CON.KRAH.FA.W.0001.000000T0000Z-170425T1515Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Wayne NC-Sampson NC-Wake NC-Johnston NC-Durham NC-
722 AM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1115 AM EDT FOR WAYNE...
NORTHEASTERN SAMPSON...WAKE...JOHNSTON AND DURHAM COUNTIES...

...A FLASH FLOOD WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR WAKE COUNTY THROUGH 1100
AM EDT...

At 710 AM EDT, emergency management officials report numerous roads
closed across the across the warned area, particularly in more urban
locations in Wake, Durham, and Johnston counties. An additional one
to two inches are possible this morning, especially across Wake and
Durham counties, and flooding in Raleigh and Durham will worsen
through 900 AM, with additional road closures likely.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

This is a dangerous situation due to traffic congestion during the
morning commute. Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded
roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses
as well as other drainage areas and low lying spots. Residents in
flood prone areas should take necessary precautions now to protect
life and property.

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.

&&

LAT...LON 3609 7881 3596 7841 3569 7816 3560 7812
      3556 7782 3518 7783 3515 7790 3519 7802
      3519 7816 3506 7816 3505 7819 3526 7844
      3551 7867 3561 7900 3587 7890 3587 7901
      3610 7898

$$
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