Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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WGUS82 KRAH 212116
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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
516 PM EDT WED SEP 21 2016

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HALIFAX NC-
516 PM EDT WED SEP 21 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING IN POOR DRAINAGE AREAS FOR...
  HALIFAX COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 815 PM EDT

* AT 510 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THAT SEVERAL HOURS OF
  MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN HAS FALLEN ACROSS THE COUNTY AND IS CAUSING
  MINOR FLOODING OF POOR DRAINAGE AREAS.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  ROANOKE RAPIDS...HALIFAX...WELDON...SOUTH WELDON...
  SCOTLAND NECK...ROANOKE RAPIDS LAKE...ROSEMARY AND TILLERY.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING FLOOD PRONE AREAS...NC HIGHWAY
125 IN THE SCOTLAND NECK AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODS. 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.  TURN AROUND, DON`T
DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 3648 7768 3648 7765 3644 7762 3643 7759
      3642 7759 3642 7757 3638 7755 3637 7755
      3635 7758 3634 7759 3630 7755 3631 7749
      3618 7740 3604 7745 3648 7776 3649 7773

$$



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