Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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WGUS82 KRAH 272123
FLSRAH

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
523 PM EDT SAT JUN 27 2015

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FORSYTH NC-GUILFORD NC-RANDOLPH NC-DAVIDSON NC-
523 PM EDT SAT JUN 27 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  FORSYTH COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  GUILFORD COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  NORTHERN RANDOLPH COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  NORTHERN DAVIDSON COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 815 PM EDT

* AT 521 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
  ALONG THE FORSYTH DAVIDSON COUNTY LINE AND ADDITIONAL SLOW MOVING
  THUNDERSTORMS WILL BRING AN ADDITIONAL INCH OR TWO OF RAIN TO THE
  TRIAD.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  GREENSBORO...WINSTON-SALEM...HIGH POINT...LEXINGTON...RANDLEMAN...
  THOMASVILLE...KERNERSVILLE...CLEMMONS...BERMUDA RUN AND HUNTSVILLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR.

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...
AS WELL AS FARM AND COUNTRY ROADS ARE ALSO SUBJECT TO FLOODING. DO
NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.


&&

LAT...LON 3611 8050 3612 8046 3614 8044 3621 8045
      3622 8043 3624 8045 3626 8045 3624 7953
      3574 7956 3586 8039 3588 8042 3589 8037
      3596 8038 3599 8042 3601 8042 3603 8044
      3606 8046 3606 8047 3604 8049 3608 8052

$$

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