Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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

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DURHAM NC-
624 PM EDT MON AUG 18 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 930 PM EDT

* AT 623 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN
  THE ADVISORY AREA. A HALF OF AN INCH OF RAIN HAS FALLEN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING INCLUDE
  DURHAM...CHAPEL HILL...BETHESDA...PARKWOOD...GORMAN...ROLLINGVIEW
  MARINA...RESEARCH TRIANGLE...FALLS LAKE...ENO RIVER STATE PARK AND
  LAKE JORDAN.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF 1 TO 2 INCHES IS POSSIBLE OVER THE AREA.

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 3609 7879 3607 7878 3607 7875 3603 7875
      3602 7874 3603 7872 3601 7870 3595 7873
      3592 7876 3593 7880 3592 7881 3587 7883
      3586 7902 3606 7898 3609 7881

$$

ELLIS



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