Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
335 PM EDT THU JUL 23 2015

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PENDER NC-BLADEN NC-
335 PM EDT THU JUL 23 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR URBAN AREAS AND SMALL STREAMS IN...
  WESTERN PENDER COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  BLADEN COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 630 PM EDT

* AT 335 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED WIDESPREAD THUNDERSTORMS
  PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN WHICH WILL CAUSE FLOODING. RAINFALL AMOUNTS
  ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM 3 TO 4 INCHES THROUGH 600 PM. THE RAIN
  WILL FALL AT MORE THAN 2 INCHES AN HOUR IN SOME COMMUNITIES.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  ELIZABETHTOWN...ROWAN...BLADENBORO...LAGOON...MONTAGUE...WHITE
  OAK...CURRIE...THE BOROUGH...MALPASS CORNER...ABBOTTSBURG...
  KELLY...AMMON...WILLARD...JEROME...POINT CASWELL...RUSKIN...WARDS
  CORNER...ELKTON...CARVERS AND ROOKS.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 40 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 389 AND 393.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 1-800-697-3901 WHEN YOU CAN DO SO SAFELY.

&&

LAT...LON 3483 7847 3475 7839 3470 7837 3467 7832
      3461 7831 3458 7826 3455 7825 3472 7811
      3473 7801 3471 7798 3472 7789 3436 7809
      3440 7826 3439 7827 3449 7881 3485 7880
      3485 7861

$$
RJD



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