Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Raleigh NC
201 PM EDT MON AUG 21 2017

Guilford NC-
201 PM EDT MON AUG 21 2017

The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a

* Flood Advisory for...
  Northwestern Guilford County in central North Carolina...

* Until 500 PM EDT

* At 200 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
  thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area.
  Up to two inches of rain have already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Greensboro, High Point, Summerfield, Stokesdale, Jamestown, Lake
  Townsend, and Colfax.

This includes the following flood prone areas...Horsepen Creek near
Old Battleground Road...Ashley Creek from Holden Road to Merritt
Drive...North Buffalo Creek around Latham Park and North Buffalo
Creek in central Greensboro.


Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as
well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.


LAT...LON 3624 7968 3606 7969 3594 8005 3626 8003



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