Flood Statement
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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
831 PM EDT TUE APR 14 2015

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WARREN NC-HALIFAX NC-
831 PM EDT TUE APR 14 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR POOR DRAINAGE AREAS
  FOR...
  NORTHEASTERN WARREN COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  NORTHWESTERN HALIFAX COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 930 PM EDT

* AT 827 PM EDT...WARREN COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORTED HEAVY
  RAIN WITH SOME STORM DRAINS NEAR LAKE GASTON BACKING UP DUE TO
  PROLONGED HEAVY DOWNPOURS. DOPPLER RADAR RAINFALL ESTIMATES
  SUGGEST OTHER AREAS IN NORTHEAST WARREN COUNTY AND NORTHWESTERN
  HALIFAX COUNTY MAY ALSO BE EXPERIENCING POOR DRAINAGE FLOODING.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  WARRENTON...NORLINA...LITTLETON...MACON...LAKE GASTON...SOUTHPOINTE
  AND MORNINGSTAR MARINAS...WISE AND ROANOKE RAPIDS LAKE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND. BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN
IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE DANGERS OF HIGH WATER.

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED...OR
PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN OR OTHER AREAS IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT.
DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.
IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES
AWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 3651 7790 3651 7789 3650 7787 3651 7786
      3650 7784 3650 7782 3648 7776 3637 7775
      3638 7819 3654 7820 3654 7790

$$



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