Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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WGUS82 KRAH 182342
FLSRAH

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
742 PM EDT MON AUG 18 2014

NCC183-190245-
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WAKE NC-
742 PM EDT MON AUG 18 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 1045 PM EDT

* AT 741 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN
  THE ADVISORY AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING INCLUDE
  RALEIGH...CARY...WAKE FOREST...GARNER...FUQUAY-VARINA...ZEBULON...
  RDU INTERNATIONAL...APEX...HOLLY SPRINGS AND MORRISVILLE.

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. 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.

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.

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 3598 7843 3594 7839 3593 7835 3591 7835
      3590 7831 3583 7826 3579 7831 3571 7847
      3552 7871 3561 7899 3587 7891 3587 7883
      3592 7881 3592 7876 3597 7871 3601 7870
      3603 7872 3603 7875 3607 7875 3608 7869

$$

ELLIS



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