Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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000 WGUS52 KILM 230101 FFWILM NCC141-230230- /O.EXT.KILM.FF.W.0006.000000T0000Z-160923T0230Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED FLASH FLOOD WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC 901 PM EDT THU SEP 22 2016 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS EXTENDED THE * FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR... SOUTHEASTERN PENDER COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA... * UNTIL 1030 PM EDT * AT 854 PM EDT...LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS REPORTED A ROAD WASHOUT NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF COUNTRY CLUB DRIVE AND OLDE POINT ROAD. THIS HAS OCCURRED AS A RESULT OF NEARLY 8 INCHES OF RAIN THAT FELL EARLIER TODAY OVER SOUTHEASTERN PENDER COUNTY. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE DANGERS OF FLOODING. THE WATER DEPTH WILL BE HARD TO DETERMINE...AND WASHED OUT OR DAMAGED ROADS MAY BE DIFFICULT TO IDENTIFY. AVOID FLOODED AREAS OR ROADS THAT HAVE BEEN CLOSED. KEEP A SAFE DISTANCE FROM THE BANKS OF SWIFTLY MOVING STREAMS...CREEKS...AND DITCHES. MOST FLOODING DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROAD. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. FLOWING WATER CAN BE POWERFUL ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE: TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN! && LAT...LON 3432 7769 3429 7771 3440 7776 3448 7765 3439 7759 $$ MORGAN

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