Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
1116 PM EDT FRI JUN 26 2015

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ORANGE NC-CHATHAM NC-DURHAM NC-
1116 PM EDT FRI JUN 26 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  ORANGE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  CHATHAM COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  SOUTHWESTERN DURHAM COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 215 AM EDT

* AT 1114 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN
  THE ADVISORY AREA. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  DURHAM...CHAPEL HILL...HILLSBOROUGH...PITTSBORO...SILER CITY...
  CARRBORO...MEBANE...GOLDSTON...JORDAN LAKE STATE REC AREA AND
  HARPERS CROSSROADS.

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...SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS
AND COUNTRY ROADS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS.
FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODS AND FLASH FLOODS.  IF FLASH FLOODING IS OBSERVED
ACT QUICKLY.  MOVE UP TO HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS.  DO
NOT STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

&&

LAT...LON 3612 7881 3608 7880 3587 7884 3587 7891
      3561 7899 3556 7904 3559 7905 3563 7912
      3557 7920 3556 7920 3557 7924 3553 7927
      3556 7929 3552 7935 3552 7955 3584 7953
      3585 7924 3591 7926 3613 7926

$$

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