Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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WGUS82 KRAH 210442
FLSRAH

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
1242 AM EDT MON JUL 21 2014

NCC001-037-081-151-210630-
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GUILFORD NC-RANDOLPH NC-ALAMANCE NC-CHATHAM NC-
1242 AM EDT MON JUL 21 2014

...THE FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 230 AM EDT FOR
SOUTHEASTERN GUILFORD...NORTHEASTERN RANDOLPH...SOUTHERN ALAMANCE AND
NORTHWESTERN CHATHAM COUNTIES...

AT 1236 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO A
THUNDERSTORM THAT CONTINUES TO DRIFT SLOWLY SOUTH AND IS CURRENTLY
JUST NORTHWEST OF SILER CITY. THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING IN THE
ADVISORY AREA. UP TO FOUR INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN IN SOME
AREAS.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING INCLUDE
SILER CITY...LIBERTY...RAMSEUR...FRANKLINVILLE...STALEY...
SAXAPAHAW...SNOW CAMP...AND HASTY. THIS INCLUDES HIGHWAY 421 BETWEEN
SILER CITY AND STALEY....AS WELL AS LOCATIONS ALONG THE ROCKY RIVER.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...HIGHWAYS AND UNDERPASSES.  ADDITIONALLY...
COUNTRY ROADS AND FARMLANDS ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS...STREAMS AND
OTHER LOW LYING AREAS ARE SUBJECT TO FLOODING.

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 3597 7926 3590 7926 3588 7925 3566 7926
      3568 7971 3595 7970

$$

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