• Flash Flood Watch

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    NCZ007>011-021>028-038>043-073>078-083>086-088-089-152200- /O.CON.KRAH.FF.A.0009.000000T0000Z-181215T2200Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ Person-Granville-Vance-Warren-Halifax-Forsyth-Guilford-Alamance- Orange-Durham-Franklin-Nash-Edgecombe-Davidson-Randolph-Chatham- Wake-Johnston-Wilson-Stanly-Montgomery-Moore-Lee-Harnett-Wayne- Anson-Richmond-Scotland-Hoke-Cumberland-Sampson- Including the cities of Bushy Fork, Concord, Roxboro, Surl, Oxford, Butner, Creedmoor, Dabney, Henderson, Norlina, Wise, Afton, Warrenton, Lake Gaston, Roanoke Rapids, Pfafftown, Stanleyville, Winston-Salem, Greensboro, Lake Townsend, High Point, Burlington, Graham, Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Bethesda, Durham, Research Triangle, Pilot, Ingleside, Louisburg, Franklinton, Nashville, Aventon, Red Oak, Sharpsburg, Spring Hope, Rocky Mount, Lexington, Thomasville, Asheboro, Ulah, Archdale, Trinity, Hasty, Siler City, Bynum, Moncure, Pittsboro, Raleigh, Cary, Smithfield, Clayton, Flowers, Selma, Benson, Coats Crossroads, New Hope, Wilson, Albemarle, Plyler, Troy, Biscoe, Mount Gilead, Pekin, Badin Lake, Eldorado, Southern Pines, Pinehurst, Aberdeen, Eagle Springs, Seven Lakes, Cumnock, Gum Springs, Sanford, Tramway, Dunn, Anderson Creek, Timberlake, Duncan, Erwin, Angier, Lillington, Goldsboro, Wadesboro, Polkton, Rockingham, Hamlet, East Rockingham, Laurel Hill, Laurinburg, Antioch, Ashley Heights, Raeford, Rockfish, Silver City, Fayetteville, Fort Bragg, and Clinton 535 AM EST Sat Dec 15 2018 ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON... The Flash 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. * Until 5 PM EST this afternoon. * Periods of rain, which will be heavy at times, is expected today. Storm total rainfall of one to two inches can be expected, with locally higher amounts possible. Melting snow across the interior Piedmont will also contribute to additional runoff. * The rainfall and melting snow could produce flash flooding, particularly in low lying and poor drainage areas near creeks, streams, and ditches. Street flooding may also occur, likely exasperated by leaves and lingering snow blocking storm drains. In addition, mostly minor flooding of streams and main stem rivers is possible over the weekend and into next week. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A flash flood watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. Monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued. && $$

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