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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
956 PM EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

...Excessive rainfall possible overnight...

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Robeson-Bladen-Columbus-Inland Pender-Coastal Pender-
Inland New Hanover-Coastal New Hanover-Inland Brunswick-
Coastal Brunswick-Marlboro-Darlington-Dillon-Florence-Marion-
Williamsburg-Inland Horry-Coastal Horry-Inland Georgetown-
Coastal Georgetown-
Including the cities of Lumberton, Elizabethtown, Bladenboro,
Whiteville, Tabor City, Chadbourn, Lake Waccamaw, Burgaw,
Surf City, Wilmington, Masonboro, Myrtle Grove, Ogden,
Carolina Beach, Seagate, Boiling Spring Lakes, Leland, Shallotte,
Oak Island, Long Beach, Southport, Sunset Beach, Bennettsville,
McColl, Hartsville, Darlington, North Hartsville, Dillon,
Florence, Marion, Mullins, Kingstree, Conway, Red Hill,
Myrtle Beach, Socastee, North Myrtle Beach, Garden City,
Little River, Andrews, Georgetown, and Murrells Inlet
956 PM EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT TUESDAY...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of southeast North Carolina and northeast South
  Carolina, including the following areas, in southeast North
  Carolina, Bladen, Coastal Brunswick, Coastal New Hanover,
  Coastal Pender, Columbus, Inland Brunswick, Inland New
  Hanover, Inland Pender, and Robeson. In northeast South
  Carolina, Coastal Georgetown, Coastal Horry, Darlington,
  Dillon, Florence, Inland Georgetown, Inland Horry, Marion,
  Marlboro, and Williamsburg.

* Until 8 AM EDT Tuesday

* An additional 1 to 2 inches of rain are possible overnight.
  Locally higher amounts are possible.

* Saturated ground has increased the potential for
  flash flooding, especially in locations with poor drainage
  such as urban areas or in and around culverts. Excessive
  roadway ponding is also possible, and at times some roads may
  become impassable, especially if drainage ditches overflow
  onto roadways.

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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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Charleston SC
946 PM EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

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Inland Berkeley-
Including the cities of Goose Creek and Moncks Corner
946 PM EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* a portion of southeast South Carolina, including the following
  area, Inland Berkeley.

* until midnight EDT tonight

* A risk for flash flooding will continue across much of Berkeley
  County through midnight as numerous showers and thunderstorms
  continue to impact the county. Activity is expected to diminish
  after midnight, thus ending the risk for flooding.

* Flooding could occur quickly, especially in low-lying and poor
  drainage areas. Be prepared for the possibility of street
  flooding and flooded properties.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Be prepared to protect life and property, especially in areas
prone to flooding. If flooding develops, move to higher ground
immediately. If driving, be prepared for flooded roadways and
possible road closures.

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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Columbia SC
945 PM EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

...Flash Flood Watch...

.Slow moving low pressure has helped cause heavy rain. Excessive
rainfall may occur in slow moving thunderstorms.

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Orangeburg-Calhoun-
Including the cities of Orangeburg, Brookdale, and St. Matthews
945 PM EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* A portion of central South Carolina, including the following
  areas, Calhoun and Orangeburg.

* Until midnight EDT tonight.

* Heavy rainfall mainly associated with an upper-level low
  pressure system may persist in parts of Orangeburg and Calhoun
  counties until around midnight.

* Grounds are saturated from previous rainfall across the area.
  Additional rainfall has the potential to lead to flash
  flooding, especially in locations with poor drainage.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Be especially cautious because it is harder to
recognize flood danger at night. It takes little water to move a
vehicle off the road and into deeper water.

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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
312 PM EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

...Heavy rain with Flash Flooding possible through early Tuesday
morning...

.A strengthening low pressure system will slowly move up the
Carolina coastline tonight into Tuesday. Deep tropical Atlantic
and Caribbean moisture will be pulled northward ahead of the low
pressure, with periods of heavy rain leading to a threat of flash
flooding. The heavy rain and flood threat will end Tuesday
morning.

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Pitt-Greene-Beaufort-Duplin-Lenoir-Jones-Craven-Pamlico-Carteret-
Onslow-
Including the cities of Greenville, Bethel, Farmville, Grifton,
Grimesland, Snow Hill, Hookerton, Walstonburg, Washington,
Chocowinity, Belhaven, Bath, Aurora, Wallace, Warsaw,
Kenansville, Beulaville, Faison, Kinston, La Grange, Pink Hill,
Maysville, Pollocksville, Trenton, New Bern, Havelock, Vanceboro,
Cove City, Oriental, Bayboro, Arapahoe, Vandemere, Morehead City,
Beaufort, Newport, Atlantic Beach, Emerald Isle, Jacksonville,
Richlands, Swansboro, and North Topsail Beach
312 PM EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* A portion of eastern North Carolina, including the following
  areas, Beaufort, Carteret, Craven, Duplin, Greene, Jones,
  Lenoir, Onslow, Pamlico, and Pitt.

* Through Tuesday morning

* Rain showers will continue into early Tuesday morning. The rain
  may be heavy at times with occasional thunderstorms. The
  episodes of heavy rain will lead to a potential for flash
  flooding. Storm total rainfall of 2 to 3 inches is expected,
  with locally higher amounts up to 5 inches possible.

* Flash flooding is especially dangerous at night as it is very
  difficult to see the depth of water on roads.

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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