Flood Statement
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WGUS82 KRAH 311348
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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
948 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

NCC069-181-185-311545-
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FRANKLIN NC-VANCE NC-WARREN NC-
948 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN FRANKLIN COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  SOUTHEASTERN VANCE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  CENTRAL WARREN COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 1145 AM EDT

* AT 947 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN THAT WILL CAUSE
  MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  LOUISBURG...WARRENTON...LITTLETON...KITTRELL...MACON...GILLBURG...
  INGLESIDE...AFTON AND LAKE GASTON.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF ONE TO TWO INCHES IS EXPECTED OVER THE AREA.
THIS ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING.

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.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL 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.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

&&

LAT...LON 3651 7790 3648 7791 3644 7791 3644 7792
      3640 7791 3637 7792 3622 7815 3602 7838
      3617 7849 3625 7842 3636 7829 3652 7790

$$

KDS


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