Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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WGUS82 KRAH 220249
FLSRAH

Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Raleigh NC
1049 PM EDT MON MAY 21 2018

NCC085-101-163-220545-
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Sampson NC-Harnett NC-Johnston NC-
1049 PM EDT MON MAY 21 2018

The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a

* Flood Advisory for...
  Northern Sampson County in central North Carolina...
  East central Harnett County in central North Carolina...
  Western Johnston County in central North Carolina...

* Until 145 AM EDT

* At 1048 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...
  Smithfield, Clayton, Dunn, Benson, Selma, Four Oaks, Newton Grove,
  Salemburg, Hobbton and Spivey`s Corner.

Additional rainfall of one to two inches is expected over the area.
This additional rain will cause minor flooding.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of floods and flash floods. If flash flooding is observed
act quickly. Move up to higher ground to escape flood waters. Do not
stay in areas subject to flooding when water begins rising. Turn
around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.

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LAT...LON 3502 7851 3553 7867 3570 7844 3548 7826
      3533 7823 3532 7829 3528 7830 3522 7824
      3522 7822 3505 7819

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