Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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WGUS82 KRAH 221808
FLSRAH

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
208 PM EDT FRI APR 22 2016

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GRANVILLE NC-WAKE NC-FRANKLIN NC-DURHAM NC-
208 PM EDT FRI APR 22 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  SOUTHWESTERN GRANVILLE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  WAKE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  WEST CENTRAL FRANKLIN COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  SOUTHEASTERN DURHAM COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 500 PM EDT

* AT 206 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN
  THE ADVISORY AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  RALEIGH...DURHAM...CARY...CREEDMOOR...WAKE FOREST...GARNER...BUTNER...
  FRANKLINTON...RDU INTERNATIONAL AND APEX.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING FLOOD PRONE AREAS...HILLSBOROUGH STREET
NEAR CHAPEL HILL ROAD...ATLANTIC AVENUE NEAR HODGES STREET...US-1A
AND CEDAR CREEK...AVENT FERRY NEAR TRAILWOOD DRIVE AND DANA DRIVE
NEAR WALNUT CREEK. ALSO...LEAD MINE ROAD NEAR TOWN AND COUNTRY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW SPOTS WHERE WATER PONDS
MORE QUICKLY AND ARE POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO CROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND AN ALTERNATE ROUTE.

&&

LAT...LON 3611 7832 3571 7845 3568 7860 3565 7898
      3585 7891 3587 7891 3587 7892 3612 7885

$$

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