Cabarrus NC-Rowan NC-
810 PM EDT WED MAY 16 2018
The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a
* Flood Advisory for...
Northeastern Cabarrus County in the Piedmont of North Carolina...
Southeastern Rowan County in the Piedmont of North Carolina...
* Until 1000 PM EDT.
* At 806 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated another in a series of
heavy rain producing showers and thunderstorms moving across the
extreme eastern portion of Cabarrus and Rowan Counties. Radar
indicated rainfall rates around an inch per hour in this latest
thunderstorm, and this is affecting areas that have received 1 to
3 inches of rain already today.
* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Spencer, Granite Quarry, Rockwell, Faith, High Rock Lake, Gold
Hill, High Rock and Salisbury. Flooding will be most likely along
tributaries that feed the Rocky River.
Heavy rainfall will cause ponding of water in urban areas, streets
and underpasses, as well as other poor drainage areas and low lying
spots. Rapid rises on small creeks and streams will also occur,
possibly flooding low water crossings and farmland. Do not attempt
to travel across flooded roads. Turn around, dont drown.
Please report flood water flowing over roads or threatening property,
or landslides to the National Weather Service by calling toll free,
1, 800, 2 6 7, 8 1 0 1, or by posting on our Facebook page, or Tweet
it using hashtag nwsgsp. your message should describe the event and
the specific location where it occurred.
LAT...LON 3550 8029 3542 8035 3546 8052 3573 8042
3572 8038 3572 8034 3571 8032 3568 8033
3567 8031 3563 8029 3562 8025 3558 8021
3555 8021 3554 8020 3551 8018