Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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WGUS82 KRAH 211309
FLSRAH

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

NCC037-105-125-211430-
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CHATHAM NC-MOORE NC-LEE NC-
909 AM EDT MON JUL 21 2014

...THE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
1030 AM EDT FOR CHATHAM...NORTH CENTRAL MOORE AND NORTHERN LEE
COUNTIES...

AT 905 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TO INDICATE HEAVY RAIN DUE
TO THUNDERSTORMS. BETWEEN 8 AM AND 9 AM...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
DOPPLER RADAR SHOWED BETWEEN 2 AND 2.5 INCHES OF RAIN LIKELY FELL IN
A SMALL AREA BETWEEN GOLDSTON AND PITTSBORO. WHILE SHOWERS AND
STORMS HAD DIMINISHED IN THE AREA SINCE 830 AM...SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUED. URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING REMAINS
POSSIBLE DUE TO THE AREAS OF HEAVY RAIN THAT OCCURRED EARLY THIS
MORNING AS WELL AS DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. A VOLUNTEER OBSERVER
REPORTED NEARLY THREE INCHES OF RAIN OVERNIGHT IN SOUTHWEST CHATHAM
COUNTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS. ADDITIONALLY... COUNTRY ROADS AND FARMLANDS
ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS...STREAMS AND OTHER LOW LYING AREAS ARE
SUBJECT TO FLOODING. A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS
ARE ELEVATED OR PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN OR OTHER AREAS IS
OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT. DO NOT DRIVE WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROAD.
DRIVE MORE SLOWLY TO HELP AVOID THE DANGERS OF HYDROPLANING.

&&

LAT...LON 3567 7897 3561 7899 3561 7898 3549 7900
      3544 7905 3551 7960 3552 7955 3583 7954
      3587 7894

$$

DJF



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