Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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WGUS52 KRAH 292318
FFWRAH
NCC051-163-302315-
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
718 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  A DAM FAILURE IN...
  NORTHEASTERN CUMBERLAND COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  NORTHWESTERN SAMPSON COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 715 PM EDT FRIDAY

* AT 715 PM EDT...THE DAM ON RHODES LAKE NEAR GODWIN IS BEING
  OVERTOPPED AND MAY BE COMPROMISED. A FAILURE OF THIS DAM IS
  POSSIBLE AND WOULD RESULT IN FLASH FLOODING DOWNSTREAM ALONG THE
  BLACK RIVER.

THE DAM IS LOCATED ALONG U.S. ROUTE 301 NEAR BAGGETT ROAD AND IF THE
DAM FAILED WATER WOULD SURGE SOUTHEAST ACROSS U.S. ROUTE 301 AND
POSSIBLY ACROSS INTERSTATE 95 AND THEN DOWNSTREAM ON THE BLACK
RIVER.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST
FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. ACT QUICKLY TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE.

&&

LAT...LON 3524 7861 3511 7861 3511 7867 3524 7867

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