Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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WGUS82 KRAH 192232
FLSRAH

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
632 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

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MONTGOMERY NC-FORSYTH NC-MOORE NC-STANLY NC-SCOTLAND NC-GUILFORD NC-
RICHMOND NC-RANDOLPH NC-DAVIDSON NC-ANSON NC-
632 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  FORSYTH COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  WESTERN MOORE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  STANLY COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  SCOTLAND COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  GUILFORD COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  RICHMOND COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  RANDOLPH COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  DAVIDSON COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  ANSON COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 1030 PM EDT

* AT 629 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN THAT MAY CAUSE
  FLOODING SPREADING INTO THE ADVISORY AREA. UP TO ONE INCH OF RAIN
  HAS ALREADY FALLEN IN SOME LOCATIONS AND AN ADDITIONAL ONE TO TWO
  INCHES ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH 10 PM THIS EVENING.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT MAY EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  GREENSBORO...WINSTON-SALEM...HIGH POINT...ASHEBORO...LEXINGTON...
  LAURINBURG...ALBEMARLE...SOUTHERN PINES...ROCKINGHAM AND WADESBORO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODS AND FLASH FLOODS.

&&

LAT...LON 3550 8030 3552 8018 3572 8033 3574 8046
      3583 8048 3589 8037 3608 8052 3614 8044
      3626 8045 3624 7953 3552 7956 3510 7940
      3504 7946 3486 7934 3475 7935 3463 7946
      3480 7968 3482 8032 3519 8028 3519 8051

$$

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