Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
932 PM EDT TUE JUL 19 2016

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BLADEN NC-ROBESON NC-
932 PM EDT TUE JUL 19 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  WESTERN BLADEN COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  NORTHEASTERN ROBESON COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 1130 PM EDT

* AT 931 PM EDT...TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS REPORTED HEAVY RAIN IN
  EASTERN ROBESON COUNTY DUE TO THUNDERSTORMS THAT WILL CAUSE
  FLOODING. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  LUMBERTON...RED SPRINGS...ST. PAULS...BLADENBORO...SMITHS...
  HOWELLSVILLE...TOLARSVILLE...ABBOTTSBURG...BUIE...
  ROBESON COMMUNITY COLLEGE...SHANNON...TOBERMORY...BUTTERS...
  HESTERTOWN...REX...DUART...BARKER TEN MILE...
  BLADEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE...CLARKTON AND RENNERT.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE TO TWO INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE
WARNED AREA.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 INTERSTATE 74 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 212 AND 207...AND BETWEEN MILE
MARKERS 209 AND 210...AND NEAR MILE MARKER 214.
 INTERSTATE 95 IN NORTH CAROLINA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 11 AND 36.
 US ROUTE 74 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 365 AND 368.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. MOVE UP TO
HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO
FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY.
THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS SAFELY.
LOW LYING AREAS LIKE RETENTION PONDS AND DRAINAGE DITCHES BECOME
HIDDEN FROM VIEW WHEN FLOODED.

PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON
AT 800  6 9 7  3901 WHEN YOU CAN DO SO SAFELY.

&&

LAT...LON 3486 7893 3484 7890 3485 7883 3485 7876
      3447 7861 3453 7914 3483 7919 3488 7913
      3488 7892

$$

MBB



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