Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
920 PM EDT SUN SEP 18 2016

NCC063-077-135-145-190415-
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PERSON NC-ORANGE NC-GRANVILLE NC-DURHAM NC-
920 PM EDT SUN SEP 18 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  PERSON COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  EASTERN ORANGE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  NORTHWESTERN GRANVILLE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  WESTERN DURHAM COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 1215 AM EDT

* AT 919 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA.
  UP TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  DURHAM...CHAPEL HILL...ROXBORO...HILLSBOROUGH...CARRBORO...
  ROUGEMONT...STEM...LAKE BUTNER...LAKE MICHIE AND SURL.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF ONE TO THREE INCHES IS EXPECTED OVER THE
AREA. THIS ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

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 3624 7864 3612 7885 3595 7889 3590 7900
      3592 7911 3620 7909 3654 7905 3654 7862

$$

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