Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
1107 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

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1107 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON NC HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...

  PENDER COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA
  BRUNSWICK COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA
  NEW HANOVER COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA
  EASTERN COLUMBUS COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA

* UNTIL 100 PM EST

* AT 1105 AM EST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TO
INDICATE VERY HEAVY RAIN MOVING THROUGH THE AREA. THIS WILL CONTINUE
FOR THE NEXT HOUR OR SO WITH NUISANCE FLOODING LIKELY. AN ADDITIONAL
INCH OR TWO OF RAIN IS POSSIBLE IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME. THE RAIN
WILL TAPER OFF A BIT THIS AFTERNOON WITH MORE HEAVY RAINFALL
POSSIBLE LATER.

* LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO BURGAW...
  ST. HELENA...WATHA...BAYSHORE...CASTLE HAYNE...MASONBORO...MYRTLE
  GROVE...OGDEN...SEAGATE...SILVER LAKE...SMITH CREEK...WILMINGTON...
  WINDEMERE...WRIGHTSBORO...BELVILLE...BOILING SPRING LAKES...
  BOLIVIA...LELAND...NAVASSA...SANDY CREEK...DELCO...RIEGELWOOD...
  CURRIE...HAMPSTEAD...PENDERLEA...ROCKY POINT...WILLARD...SUPPLY...
  WINNABOW...SCOTTS HILL...BISHOP...TOWN CREEK...PHOENIX...
  WOODBURN...MILL CREEK...BATARORA...WARDS CORNER...MURRAY TOWN...
  MONTAGUE...THE BOROUGH...LONG CREEK...MOORETOWN...WHITE STOCKING...
  VAN EDEN...MALPASS CORNER...ROOKS...POINT CASWELL...ASHTON AND UNCW
  CAMPUS.



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

HEAVY RAINFALL CAN CAUSE FLOODING...ESPECIALLY IN AREAS SUSCEPTIBLE
TO FLOODING DUE TO POOR DRAINAGE. POOR DRAINAGE AREAS INCLUDE
LOCATIONS NEAR STREAMS AND CREEKS...DITCHES...RETENTION PONDS...AND
LOW SPOTS ALONG ROADWAYS. KEEP A SAFE DISTANCE FROM STREAMS...CREEKS
AND DITCHES. DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED AREAS...YOUR VEHICLE MAY
STALL LEAVING YOU STRANDED.

&&

PLEASE REPORT ANY FLOODING TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN
WILMINGTON NC...TOLL FREE AT 800-697-3901...WHEN YOU CAN DO SO
SAFELY.

LAT...LON 3449 7762 3404 7794 3396 7824 3405 7844
      3472 7802

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