• Flash Flood Warning

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    NCC003-023-027-035-097-111915- /O.CON.KGSP.FF.W.0072.000000T0000Z-181011T1915Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ Catawba NC-Alexander NC-Iredell NC-Caldwell NC-Burke NC- 145 PM EDT THU OCT 11 2018 ...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 315 PM EDT FOR CATAWBA...ALEXANDER...IREDELL...EASTERN CALDWELL AND SOUTHEASTERN BURKE COUNTIES... At 139 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain continuing across the warned area. Up to 3 inches of rain have fallen since early this morning. Stream and urban flooding is likely developing across many locations throughout the I-77 and I-40 corridor in the western North Carolina piedmont. An additional inch or so of rainfall is possible before the rain band exits the area. The main areas where flooding will occur include eastern Catawba County and western Iredell. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Do not attempt to cross water-covered roadways, bridges, or low-level crossings. Only a few inches of rapidly flowing water can carry away your vehicle. It is not worth the risk. Please TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN. && LAT...LON 3605 8069 3585 8071 3568 8077 3551 8074 3551 8096 3553 8094 3555 8096 3557 8167 3577 8153 3587 8167 3606 8141 3602 8135 3600 8133 3603 8127 3603 8107 3606 8098 $$

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