Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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WGUS82 KRAH 231430
FLSRAH

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
1030 AM EDT THU JUL 23 2015

NCC063-231630-
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DURHAM NC-
1030 AM EDT THU JUL 23 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  DURHAM COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 1230 PM EDT

* AT 1029 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY
  AREA. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN. COUNTY
  OFFICIALS REPORT THAT LAWSON STREET NEAR NC CENTRAL UNIVERSITY HAS
  BEEN CLOSED DUE TO HIGH WATER ON THE ROAD.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  DURHAM...CHAPEL HILL...ROUGEMONT...LAKE MICHIE...BETHESDA...
  RESEARCH TRIANGLE...GORMAN...ROLLINGVIEW MARINA...BAHAMA AND
  PARKWOOD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER IN
URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER
POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL
ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT TAKES ONLY A FEW
INCHES OF SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 3623 7880 3609 7881 3609 7879 3607 7878
      3607 7875 3603 7875 3602 7874 3603 7872
      3601 7870 3597 7871 3594 7873 3592 7876
      3593 7880 3587 7883 3586 7902 3624 7895

$$

GIH



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