Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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WGUS82 KRAH 241703
FLSRAH

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
1203 PM EST WED DEC 24 2014

NCC063-085-101-105-125-183-242000-
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JOHNSTON NC-MOORE NC-WAKE NC-DURHAM NC-HARNETT NC-LEE NC-
1203 PM EST WED DEC 24 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  JOHNSTON COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  NORTHEASTERN MOORE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  WAKE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  DURHAM COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  HARNETT COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  LEE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 300 PM EST

* AT 1158 AM EST...DOPPLER RADAR AND AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGES INDICATED
  HEAVY RAIN WHICH WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN THE
  ADVISORY AREA. AS MUCH AS 1.5 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN HAS ALREADY
  FALLEN SINCE YESTERDAY EVENING.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING INCLUDE
  RALEIGH...DURHAM...CARY...SANFORD...SMITHFIELD...LILLINGTON...WAKE
  FOREST...GARNER...FUQUAY-VARINA AND CLAYTON.

AN ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF 0.50 TO 1.0 INCH OF RAIN IS POSSIBLE OVER
THE ADVISORY AREA...WHICH COULD RESULT IN FLOODING OF POOR DRAINAGE
AREAS. SMALL CREEKS COULD ALSO FLOW OUT OF THEIR BANKS...IN
PARTICULAR CRABTREE CREEK IN RALEIGH.

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. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT TAKES ONLY A FEW
INCHES OF SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 3599 7846 3587 7828 3577 7825 3558 7807
      3535 7816 3526 7842 3526 7849 3532 7854
      3525 7862 3526 7880 3521 7909 3546 7942
      3556 7920 3562 7914 3552 7897 3558 7892
      3561 7899 3585 7891 3587 7899 3614 7897

$$

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