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
415 AM EDT Sun May 27 2018

...HEAVY RAIN AND FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE MONDAY INTO MONDAY
EVENING...

.Moisture indirectly associated with Tropical System Alberto will
surge into Eastern NC early Monday morning. Heavy rainfall rates
through the day Monday will lead to possible flash flooding. The
heavy rain threat should end Monday evening, though occasional
bouts of rain showers, heavy at times, will plague Eastern North
Carolina through the week as the tropical air mass remains in
place.

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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Martin-Pitt-Washington-Tyrrell-Mainland Dare-Greene-Beaufort-
Mainland Hyde-Duplin-Lenoir-Jones-Craven-Pamlico-Carteret-Onslow-
Outer Banks Dare-Outer Banks Hyde-
Including the cities of Williamston, Robersonville, Oak City,
Jamesville, Greenville, Bethel, Farmville, Grifton, Grimesland,
Plymouth, Roper, Creswell, Columbia, Gum Neck, Manns Harbor,
Stumpy Point, East Lake, Snow Hill, Hookerton, Walstonburg,
Washington, Chocowinity, Belhaven, Bath, Aurora, Engelhard,
Fairfield, Ponzer, Scranton, Swanquarter, 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, North Topsail Beach, Kitty Hawk, Nags Head,
Manteo, Rodanthe, Buxton, Hatteras Village, and Ocracoke
415 AM EDT Sun May 27 2018

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Newport/Morehead City has issued
a

* Flash Flood Watch for all of Eastern North Carolina, including
  the following areas, Beaufort, Carteret, Craven, Duplin, Greene,
  Jones, Lenoir, Mainland Dare, Mainland Hyde, Martin, Onslow,
  Outer Banks Dare, Outer Banks Hyde, Pamlico, Pitt, Tyrrell, and
  Washington.

* From Monday morning through Monday evening

* 2 to 4 inches of rain is expected over a large area of Eastern
  North Carolina.

* Heavy rainfall rates and rapid runoff could produce flash
  flooding in urban, low lying and poor drainage areas.

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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