Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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WGUS82 KRAH 272339
FLSRAH

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

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JOHNSTON NC-CHATHAM NC-CUMBERLAND NC-WAKE NC-HARNETT NC-LEE NC-
739 PM EDT SAT JUN 27 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  WESTERN JOHNSTON COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  EASTERN CHATHAM COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  CUMBERLAND COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  SOUTHWESTERN WAKE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  HARNETT COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  CENTRAL LEE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 945 PM EDT

* AT 737 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  RALEIGH...FAYETTEVILLE...CARY...SANFORD...PITTSBORO...LILLINGTON...
  FORT BRAGG...GARNER...FUQUAY-VARINA AND CLAYTON.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF 1 TO 2 INCHES IS EXPECTED OVER
THE AREA. THIS ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL MAKE MINOR FLOODING.

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. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 3495 7904 3504 7909 3513 7911 3519 7910
      3521 7915 3525 7917 3580 7923 3586 7851
      3557 7839 3526 7849 3531 7855 3530 7858
      3520 7863 3520 7864 3512 7864 3508 7867
      3499 7864 3495 7859 3492 7860 3488 7893

$$


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