Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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WGUS82 KRAH 150846
FLSRAH

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
446 AM EDT WED OCT 15 2014

NCC063-069-077-101-145-163-181-183-151145-
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PERSON NC-JOHNSTON NC-FRANKLIN NC-VANCE NC-GRANVILLE NC-WAKE NC-
DURHAM NC-SAMPSON NC-
446 AM EDT WED OCT 15 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  EASTERN PERSON COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  JOHNSTON COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  FRANKLIN COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  VANCE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  GRANVILLE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  WAKE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  EASTERN DURHAM COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  SAMPSON COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 745 AM EDT

* AT 441 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED  SEVERAL LINES OF SHOWERS
  AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS... WITH VERY HEAVY RAIN. THE HEAVIEST
  RAIN WAS FALLING ALONG THE INTERSTATE 40 CORRIDOR... FROM CLINTON
  TO RALEIGH... MOVING NORTH AT 40 MPH. RAINFALL RATES BETWEEN 1.5
  AND 2 INCHES PER HOUR WERE OCCURRING WITH THE HEAVY RAIN. THIS
  WILL PRODUCE MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING INCLUDE
  RALEIGH...GARNER... CLAYTON... KNIGHTDALE... WAKE FOREST...
  LOUISBURG... HENDERSON...SMITHFIELD...CLINTON...AND OXFORD.

THE MAIN AREA OF VERY HEAVY RAIN WILL AFFECT THE ADVISORY AREA
THROUGH 700 AM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE
FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE
ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN
AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 3632 7828 3627 7830 3621 7808 3611 7807
      3581 7826 3561 7813 3558 7807 3535 7815
      3529 7830 3520 7816 3499 7816 3489 7853
      3499 7864 3508 7867 3520 7864 3534 7853
      3549 7866 3554 7876 3653 7889 3654 7832

$$

PWB


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