Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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WGUS82 KRAH 270133
FLSRAH

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
933 PM EDT FRI JUN 26 2015

NCC153-165-270430-
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SCOTLAND NC-RICHMOND NC-
933 PM EDT FRI JUN 26 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  SCOTLAND COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  RICHMOND COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 1230 AM EDT

* AT 932 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN
  THE ADVISORY AREA. UP TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  LAURINBURG...ROCKINGHAM...HAMLET...MAXTON...HOFFMAN...ELLERBE...
  DOBBINS HEIGHTS...WAGRAM...GIBSON AND EAST LAURINBURG.

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. IT MAY ALSO 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.
IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY
VEHICLES AWAY.

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 3470 7955 3476 7962 3482 7963 3481 7992
      3490 7985 3501 7990 3504 7988 3512 7993
      3508 8000 3511 8007 3514 8008 3518 7985
      3517 7962 3507 7957 3504 7946 3498 7958
      3497 7937 3494 7935 3477 7933 3470 7940

$$

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