Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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WGUS82 KRAH 162029
FLSRAH

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
429 PM EDT SAT AUG 16 2014

NCC093-125-162230-
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MOORE NC-HOKE NC-
429 PM EDT SAT AUG 16 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  SOUTH CENTRAL MOORE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  NORTHWESTERN HOKE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 630 PM EDT

* AT 426 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA.
  UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING INCLUDE
  SOUTHERN PINES...PINEHURST...ABERDEEN...PINEBLUFF...TAYLORTOWN...
  ASHLEY HEIGHTS... AND LOCATIONS ALONG US HIGHWAYS 1 AND 501.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 3507 7945 3509 7954 3522 7952 3521 7930
      3506 7936

$$

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