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Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:02 PM EDT on May 23, 2017

Expires 3:00 AM EDT on May 25, 2017


... Flood Watch now in effect through late Wednesday night...

The Flood Watch is now in effect 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 Wednesday night

* showers and embedded thunderstorms, some with very heavy
rainfall, will continue across central North Carolina through
tonight. A second round of heavy rainfall is likely Wednesday
afternoon into Wednesday night. Total rainfall amounts of two
to four inches are likely, with localized higher amounts
possible.

* These high rainfall amounts will produce a threat of flooding,
including street flooding and rising water on area creeks,
across central North Carolina into Wednesday night.

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 3:02 PM EDT on May 23, 2017

Expires 3:00 AM EDT on May 25, 2017


... Flood Watch now in effect through late Wednesday night...

The Flood Watch is now in effect 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 Wednesday night

* showers and embedded thunderstorms, some with very heavy
rainfall, will continue across central North Carolina through
tonight. A second round of heavy rainfall is likely Wednesday
afternoon into Wednesday night. Total rainfall amounts of two
to four inches are likely, with localized higher amounts
possible.

* These high rainfall amounts will produce a threat of flooding,
including street flooding and rising water on area creeks,
across central North Carolina into Wednesday night.

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 , 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 , Lake Wind Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Special Statement , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Delaware - Coastal Flood Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Florida - Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Coastal Flood Watch , Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Flood Watch, Coastal Hazard Statement , 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 , Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Hydrologic Statement
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Special Statement
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 , Frost Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Montana - High Wind Warning , Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Nebraska - Flood Warning , Frost Advisory
Nevada - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Special Statement
New Jersey - Coastal Flood Advisory
New Mexico - Fire Weather Watch
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement , Beach Hazard Statement, Special Statement , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning , Frost Advisory
Oklahoma - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Puerto Rico -
South Carolina - Tornado Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement, Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement
South Dakota - Flood Warning , Frost Advisory
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Texas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flood Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Air Quality Alert , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory
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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