Flash Flood Watch
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WGUS62 KRAH 291401
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
1001 AM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...VERY HEAVY RAINFALL MAY PRODUCE ADDITIONAL FLASH FLOODING TODAY...

.VERY HEAVY RAIN HAS FALLEN OVER PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL AND
SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA SINCE YESTERDAY. ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAIN IS
LIKELY IN THIS AREA THROUGH THIS EVENING... WHICH COULD LEAD TO
NEW FLOODING OR EXACERBATE ONGOING FLOODING.

NCZ028-042-043-075>078-084>086-088-089-300200-
/O.NEW.KRAH.FF.A.0004.160929T1401Z-160930T0200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
EDGECOMBE-JOHNSTON-WILSON-MOORE-LEE-HARNETT-WAYNE-RICHMOND-
SCOTLAND-HOKE-CUMBERLAND-SAMPSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCKY MOUNT...SMITHFIELD...CLAYTON...
FLOWERS...SELMA...BENSON...COATS CROSSROADS...NEW HOPE...WILSON...
SOUTHERN PINES...PINEHURST...ABERDEEN...EAGLE SPRINGS...
SEVEN LAKES...CUMNOCK...GUM SPRINGS...SANFORD...TRAMWAY...DUNN...
ANDERSON CREEK...TIMBERLAKE...DUNCAN...ERWIN...ANGIER...
LILLINGTON...GOLDSBORO...ROCKINGHAM...HAMLET...EAST ROCKINGHAM...
LAUREL HILL...LAURINBURG...ANTIOCH...ASHLEY HEIGHTS...RAEFORD...
ROCKFISH...SILVER CITY...FAYETTEVILLE...FORT BRAGG...CLINTON
1001 AM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...CUMBERLAND...EDGECOMBE...
  HARNETT...HOKE...JOHNSTON...LEE...MOORE...RICHMOND...SAMPSON...
  SCOTLAND...WAYNE AND WILSON.

* THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* VERY HEAVY RAINFALL TOTALLING AS MUCH AS 6 TO 10 INCHES HAS
  FALLEN OVER PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST NORTH
  CAROLINA SINCE YESTERDAY. ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAIN OF ONE TO FOUR
  INCHES IS POSSIBLE ACROSS THIS AREA THROUGH THIS EVENING...
  WHICH COULD LEAD TO NEW FLOODING OR EXACERBATE ONGOING FLOODING.

* THESE EXPECTED RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL WORSEN EXISTING FLOODING
  FROM LAST NIGHT`S RAINS. MAINSTEM RIVERS WILL RISE AND MAY REACH
  OUT OF THEIR BANKS. CREEKS... STREAMS... AND DRAINAGE BASINS
  WILL FILL UP AND OVER THEIR BANKS... POTENTIALLY FLOODING NEARBY
  ROADS AND LOW AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.
MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD
FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

$$

GIH


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