Flood Statement
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WGUS82 KRAH 311255
FLSRAH

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
855 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

NCC069-101-163-183-191-311500-
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JOHNSTON NC-FRANKLIN NC-WAKE NC-WAYNE NC-SAMPSON NC-
855 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  JOHNSTON COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  SOUTHWESTERN FRANKLIN COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  CENTRAL WAKE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  SOUTHWESTERN WAYNE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  NORTHEASTERN SAMPSON COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 1100 AM EDT

* AT 854 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN THAT WILL CAUSE
  MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  RALEIGH...SMITHFIELD...WAKE FOREST...GARNER...CLAYTON...ZEBULON...
  BENSON...FRANKLINTON...KNIGHTDALE AND MICRO.

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

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3618 7849 3583 7825 3577 7825 3561 7813
      3559 7809 3514 7823 3521 7846 3528 7852
      3534 7853 3549 7866 3554 7876 3575 7868
      3595 7856 3609 7854

$$

KDS


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