Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
1034 AM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE THROUGH LATE THIS EVENING FOR THE
COASTAL PLAINS...

.HEAVY RAIN HAS FALLEN IN PARTS OF THE COASTAL PLAINS THIS
MORNING AND ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL IS LIKELY TO CONTINUE IN
THIS AREA THROUGH THIS EVENING...WHICH COULD LEAD TO FLASH
FLOODING.

NCZ029-044-079-090-091-292245-
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/00000.0.UU.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
MARTIN-PITT-GREENE-DUPLIN-LENOIR-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WILLIAMSTON...ROBERSONVILLE...
OAK CITY...JAMESVILLE...GREENVILLE...BETHEL...FARMVILLE...
GRIFTON...GRIMESLAND...SNOW HILL...HOOKERTON...WALSTONBURG...
WALLACE...WARSAW...KENANSVILLE...BEULAVILLE...FAISON...KINSTON...
LA GRANGE...PINK HILL
1034 AM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY HAS ISSUED
A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...DUPLIN...GREENE...LENOIR...
  MARTIN AND PITT.

* UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING

* ONGOING HEAVY RAINFALL WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND TRAIN
  ACROSS PORTIONS OF DUPLIN, GREENE, LENOIR, MARTIN AND PITT
  COUNTIES THROUGH THIS EVENING. MANY LOCATIONS HAVE ALREADY
  RECEIVED SEVERAL INCHES OF RAINFALL AND ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAIN
  WILL ENHANCE FLASH FLOODING POTENTIAL.

* POOR DRAINAGE AND LOW LYING URBAN AREAS ALONG WITH LOCATIONS
  NEAR CREEKS AND STREAMS WILL BE MOST PRONE TO FLOODING
  CONDITIONS DURING THIS EVENT. HIGH WATER ON AREA ROADS MAY
  MAKE THEM IMPASSABLE IN SPOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

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