Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
744 AM EDT THU MAY 24 2018

NCC129-141-241445-
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New Hanover NC-Pender NC-
744 AM EDT THU MAY 24 2018

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a

* Flood Advisory for Minor Flooding in Poor Drainage Areas for...
  New Hanover County in southeastern North Carolina...
  Southwestern Pender County in southeastern North Carolina...

* Until 1045 AM EDT.

* At 744 AM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to numerous
  showers and a few thunderstorms. These showers were slow moving
  and were expanding southward. Overflowing poor drainage areas will
  result in minor flooding in the advisory area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Wilmington, Wrightsville Beach, Rich Inlet, Figure Eight Island,
  North Masonboro Island, Hampstead, Topsail Beach, Point Caswell,
  Long Creek, Hightsville, Cape Fear Community College North Campus,
  Wilmington International Airport, Rocky Point, Murrayville, Currie,
  Castle Hayne, The Borough, Scotts Hill, Ogden and Mayfaire.

Additional rainfall of near 2 to possibly 3 inches is expected over
the area. This additional rain atop wet ground will result in minor
flooding.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 3427 7774 3416 7783 3419 7784 3419 7786
      3418 7785 3420 7793 3427 7800 3428 7799
      3429 7802 3432 7801 3432 7803 3433 7803
      3437 7814 3435 7820 3440 7825 3446 7818
      3450 7825 3454 7827 3457 7824 3435 7765

$$

RJD



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