Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
952 PM EDT FRI AUG 19 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  NORTHERN SAMPSON COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 1245 AM EDT

* AT 948 PM EDT...LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS REPORTED THAT
  NEWTON GROVE HIGHWAY IN NORTHERN SAMPSON COUNTY IS CLOSED DUE TO
  HIGH WATER. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN WITH
  ADDITIONAL HEAVY SHOWERS AND STORMS MOVING INTO THE WARNED AREA.
  ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1-2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  NEWTON GROVE...HOBBTON AND SPIVEY`S CORNER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM THE HEAVY RAIN WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING OF
CREEKS AND STREAMS...ROADS...LOW LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS. DO
NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROAD. MANY
ROADS AND INTERSECTIONS IN THE AREA WILL QUICKLY FLOOD. WHEN
ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

&&

LAT...LON 3518 7864 3525 7861 3531 7855 3531 7854
      3526 7848 3526 7841 3529 7830 3522 7824
      3520 7816 3512 7817 3512 7831

$$

KDS/BLS



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