Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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WGUS82 KRAH 211815
FLSRAH

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

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HALIFAX NC-
215 PM EDT MON JUL 21 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN HALIFAX COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 415 PM EDT

* AT 213 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN
  THE ADVISORY AREA...ESPECIALLY IN AND AROUND ROANOKE RAPIDS. UP TO
  1.5 INCHES OF RAIN HAD ALREADY FALLEN BASED ON NATIONAL WEATHER
  SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR...AND ANOTHER QUICK INCH COULD OCCUR BETWEEN
  215 PM AND 3 PM.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING INCLUDE
  ROANOKE RAPIDS...HALIFAX...WELDON...AIRLIE...ROANOKE RAPIDS LAKE...
  ROSEMARY...SOUTH WELDON AND LAKE GASTON.

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. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL
ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. PERSONS DRIVING IN AND AROUND ROANOKE RAPIDS
SHOULD USE EXTRA CAUTION FROM HEAVY RAIN DUE TO PONDING OF WATER ON
ROADS AS WELL AS POOR VISIBILITY. KEEP A SAFE DISTANCE BETWEEN YOUR
VEHICLE AND THE ONE IN FRONT OF YOU.

&&

LAT...LON 3650 7782 3649 7773 3648 7768 3648 7765
      3644 7762 3643 7759 3642 7759 3642 7757
      3641 7755 3636 7757 3633 7758 3632 7758
      3632 7792 3651 7789

$$

DJF


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