Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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WGUS82 KRAH 212031
FLSRAH

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
431 PM EDT MON JUL 21 2014

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WAKE NC-DURHAM NC-
431 PM EDT MON JUL 21 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 730 PM EDT

* AT 427 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS OVER RALEIGH. THESE STORMS WERE MOVING SLOWLY TO THE
  NORTHWEST AND WILL AFFECT THE HIGHLY URBAN AREAS IN RALEIGH. 1 TO
  1.5 INCHES OF RAIN IN 30 TO 45 MINUTES WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF
  STREETS AND UNDERPASSES.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING INCLUDE
  RALEIGH...RDU INTERNATIONAL... RESEARCH TRIANGLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING 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 3584 7851 3572 7858 3581 7892 3585 7891
      3587 7891 3586 7901 3603 7888

$$

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