Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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000 WGUS62 KILM 291352 FFAILM URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED FLOOD WATCH NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC 952 AM EDT THU SEP 29 2016 ...FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE THROUGH LATE THIS EVENING FOR SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA... NCZ087-096-099-105>110-300000- /O.NEW.KILM.FF.A.0005.160929T1352Z-160930T0200Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ ROBESON-BLADEN-COLUMBUS-INLAND PENDER-COASTAL PENDER- INLAND NEW HANOVER-COASTAL NEW HANOVER-INLAND BRUNSWICK- COASTAL BRUNSWICK- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUMBERTON...ELIZABETHTOWN... BLADENBORO...WHITEVILLE...TABOR CITY...CHADBOURN... LAKE WACCAMAW...BURGAW...SURF CITY...WILMINGTON...MASONBORO... MYRTLE GROVE...OGDEN...CAROLINA BEACH...SEAGATE... BOILING SPRING LAKES...LELAND...SHALLOTTE...OAK ISLAND... LONG BEACH...SOUTHPORT...SUNSET BEACH 952 AM EDT THU SEP 29 2016 ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED A * FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR ALL OF SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA. * UNTIL 10 PM THIS EVENING. * ONGOING HEAVY RAINFALL WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND TRAIN ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA THROUGH THIS EVENING. MANY PLACES HAVE ALREADY RECEIVED SEVERAL INCHES OF RAINFALL...AND ANY ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL WILL ENHANCE FLASH FLOODING. * FLOOD IMPACTS WILL BE MOST LIKELY EAST OF INTERSTATE 95 IN ROBESON COUNTY AND WEST OF HIGHWAY 17 THROUGH NEW HANOVER AND BRUNSWICK COUNTIES. THIS MAGNITUDE OF RAINFALL MAY LEAD TO SIGNIFICANT FLASH FLOODING WITH RAPIDLY RISING WATER POSSIBLY CREATING ROAD CLOSURES...ESPECIALLY IN URBAN AREAS OR AROUND CULVERTS. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION. YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED. && $$ 17

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