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Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 12:40 PM EDT on May 23, 2017

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on May 24, 2017


... Flood Watch remains in effect through late tonight...

The Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of central North Carolina, including the following
areas, Alamance, Anson, Chatham, Cumberland, Davidson, Durham,
Edgecombe, Forsyth, Franklin, Granville, Guilford, Halifax,
Harnett, Hoke, Johnston, Lee, Montgomery, Moore, Nash, Orange,
person, Randolph, Richmond, Sampson, Scotland, Stanly, Vance,
wake, Warren, Wayne, and Wilson.

* Through late tonight

* heavy rain producing showers and embedded thunderstorms will
spread across central NC today through this evening. Rainfall
totals of one to three inches will be common, with localized
higher totals in excess of three inches are possible.

* These high rainfall amounts will produce a threat of flooding,
including street flooding and rising water on area creeks,
across central North Carolina today through much of tonight.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts. Monitor later forecasts and be alert for
possible flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding
should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.

Only 6 to 12 inches of water can float a vehicle. Remember, never
drive through areas where water covers the Road. The water may be
much deeper than it appears, and the Road beneath could be washed
away or weakened.




Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 12:40 PM EDT on May 23, 2017

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on May 24, 2017


... Flood Watch remains in effect through late tonight...

The Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of central North Carolina, including the following
areas, Alamance, Anson, Chatham, Cumberland, Davidson, Durham,
Edgecombe, Forsyth, Franklin, Granville, Guilford, Halifax,
Harnett, Hoke, Johnston, Lee, Montgomery, Moore, Nash, Orange,
person, Randolph, Richmond, Sampson, Scotland, Stanly, Vance,
wake, Warren, Wayne, and Wilson.

* Through late tonight

* heavy rain producing showers and embedded thunderstorms will
spread across central NC today through this evening. Rainfall
totals of one to three inches will be common, with localized
higher totals in excess of three inches are possible.

* These high rainfall amounts will produce a threat of flooding,
including street flooding and rising water on area creeks,
across central North Carolina today through much of tonight.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts. Monitor later forecasts and be alert for
possible flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding
should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.

Only 6 to 12 inches of water can float a vehicle. Remember, never
drive through areas where water covers the Road. The water may be
much deeper than it appears, and the Road beneath could be washed
away or weakened.




Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Tornado Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Coastal Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Alaska - Special Statement , Record Report
Arizona - Excessive Heat Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Air Quality Alert
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Record Report
California - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Special Statement , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report
Colorado -
Delaware - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Florida - Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Coastal Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Flood Watch, Coastal Hazard Statement , Flash Flood Watch , Lake Wind Advisory , Special Statement
Georgia - Tornado Warning , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Hawaii - Record Report
Idaho - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Hydrologic Statement
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flood Watch
Indiana - Flood Warning
Iowa - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Flood Warning
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Montana - High Wind Warning , High Wind Watch , Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Nebraska - Flood Warning
Nevada - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
New Mexico - Fire Weather Watch
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Oklahoma - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Puerto Rico -
South Carolina - Tornado Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Beach Hazard Statement
South Dakota - Flood Warning
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Texas - Flood Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Virginia - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch
Washington - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Record Report
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Public Information Statement
- Tornado Watch

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