Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
339 AM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

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339 AM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON NC HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...

  NORTHERN BRUNSWICK COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA
  SOUTHWESTERN PENDER COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA

* UNTIL 545 AM EDT

* AT 338 AM EDT THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WERE
MOVING SLOWLY ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THAT UP TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN NEAR
PHOENIX...AND RAINFALL RATES OF 1 TO 3 INCHES WERE STILL OCCURRING.
AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO AS MUCH AS 2 INCHES OF RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE...AND
THIS WILL PRODUCE WIDESPREAD ROADWAY PONDING...AS WELL AS MINOR
URBAN AND POOR DRAINAGE FLOODING DURING THE NEXT FEW HOURS.
MOTORISTS TRAVELING EARLY THIS MORNING SHOULD USE EXTREME CAUTION.

* LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO SANDY
  CREEK...CURRIE...PHOENIX...WOODBURN...MONTAGUE...THE BOROUGH...LONG
  CREEK...MALPASS CORNER...ROOKS AND POINT CASWELL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. YOUR CAR MAY STALL AND YOU MAY BECOME STRANDED. FIND
ALTERNATE ROUTES. AVOID FLOODED AREAS...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

PLEASE REPORT ANY FLOODING TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN
WILMINGTON NC...TOLL FREE AT 800-697-3901...WHEN YOU CAN DO SO
SAFELY.

LAT...LON 3433 7800 3433 7802 3432 7803 3432 7802
      3432 7800 3425 7801 3425 7820 3431 7819
      3435 7816 3435 7819 3446 7819 3446 7818
      3447 7819 3450 7819 3451 7798

$$

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