Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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WGUS82 KRAH 222354
FLSRAH

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
754 PM EDT THU SEP 22 2016

NCC065-191-195-230300-
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WAYNE NC-WILSON NC-EDGECOMBE NC-
754 PM EDT THU SEP 22 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  NORTHEASTERN WAYNE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  EASTERN WILSON COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  SOUTHERN EDGECOMBE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 1100 PM EDT

* AT 753 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...
  TARBORO...FREMONT...PINETOPS...LUCAMA...STANTONSBURG...
  BLACK CREEK...MACCLESFIELD...SARATOGA AND CONETOE.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF ONE TO TWO 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 3583 7737 3580 7747 3576 7752 3558 7781
      3552 7783 3549 7812 3559 7807 3594 7771

$$

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