Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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WGUS82 KRAH 210336
FLSRAH

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
1136 PM EDT SUN JUL 20 2014

NCC001-037-081-151-210630-
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GUILFORD NC-RANDOLPH NC-ALAMANCE NC-CHATHAM NC-
1136 PM EDT SUN JUL 20 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  SOUTHEASTERN GUILFORD COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  NORTHEASTERN RANDOLPH COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  SOUTHERN ALAMANCE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  NORTHWESTERN CHATHAM COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 230 AM EDT

* AT 1134 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO A
  NEARLY STATIONARY THUNDERSTORM. THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING IN
  THE ADVISORY AREA. TWO TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT MAY EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING INCLUDE
  GRAHAM...SILER CITY...LIBERTY...RAMSEUR...FRANKLINVILLE...
  SWEPSONVILLE...ALAMANCE...STALEY...LAKE GUILFORD MACKINTOSH MARINA
  AND SUTPHIN.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF ONE TO TWO INCHES IS POSSIBLE OVER THE AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...AS WELL AS FARM AND COUNTRY ROADS. DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

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 3604 7926 3590 7926 3588 7925 3566 7926
      3568 7971 3606 7969

$$

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