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Flood Warning

Statement as of 10:37 AM EDT on April 24, 2017

Expires 2:51 AM EDT on April 26, 2017


The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Rocky River near Norwood.
* From this evening to late Tuesday night, or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 10:00 am Monday the stage was 4.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river is expected to rise above flood stage by
tonight and continue to rise to near 24.0 feet by tomorrow
morning. The river will fall below flood stage by tomorrow early
afternoon.



The following are the latest observations and 7 am forecast stages
for the next several days.


                 Fld observed forecast 7 am
location stg stg day time Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat

Rocky River
Norwood 20 4.3 Mon 10 am 24.0 7.4 4.0 3.0 2.6



Lat... Lon 3525 8027 3521 8015 3519 8004 3511 8009
          3515 8028


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Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 12:09 PM EDT on April 24, 2017

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on April 25, 2017


The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a

* flood advisory for...
Scotland County in central North Carolina...
Anson County in central North Carolina...
Montgomery County in central North Carolina...
Richmond County in central North Carolina...
Stanly County in central North Carolina...

* until 315 PM EDT

* at 1207 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain that will cause
minor flooding in the advisory area. Since yesterday, up to three
inches of rain has fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Laurinburg, Albemarle, Rockingham, Wadesboro, Troy, Badin Lake,
Hamlet, Biscoe, Ansonville and Hoffman.

Additional rainfall of 1 to 3 inches is expected over the area this
afternoon. This additional rain will cause minor flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


Lat... Lon 3550 8030 3551 7977 3528 7971 3512 7957
      3507 7958 3506 7948 3494 7935 3477 7934
      3463 7946 3480 7968 3482 8032 3519 8028
      3516 8044 3519 8051


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306 am EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Tuesday morning...

The Flood Watch continues for

* all of central North Carolina.

* Through sunrise Tuesday.

* Widespread rain will shift eastward into central North Carolina
today and tonight. Rain will be heavy at times, especially this
afternoon and evening. Rainfall amounts of 3 to 5 inches are
expected over most of central North Carolina, with locally
heavier amounts possible.

* Flooding of local creeks and streams can be expected. Water
levels in main Stem rivers will rise significantly this
afternoon and tonight, particularly the Yadkin, haw, Neuse,
tar, Roanoke, and Cape Fear.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Monitor NOAA Weather Radio or your local media outlet for the
latest forecasts and warnings. Residents in flood prone areas
should prepare for the possibility of flooding today into tonight.


Vincent


Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 12:09 PM EDT on April 24, 2017

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on April 25, 2017


The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a

* flood advisory for...
Scotland County in central North Carolina...
Anson County in central North Carolina...
Montgomery County in central North Carolina...
Richmond County in central North Carolina...
Stanly County in central North Carolina...

* until 315 PM EDT

* at 1207 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain that will cause
minor flooding in the advisory area. Since yesterday, up to three
inches of rain has fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Laurinburg, Albemarle, Rockingham, Wadesboro, Troy, Badin Lake,
Hamlet, Biscoe, Ansonville and Hoffman.

Additional rainfall of 1 to 3 inches is expected over the area this
afternoon. This additional rain will cause minor flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


Lat... Lon 3550 8030 3551 7977 3528 7971 3512 7957
      3507 7958 3506 7948 3494 7935 3477 7934
      3463 7946 3480 7968 3482 8032 3519 8028
      3516 8044 3519 8051


Kds/gih/bls



306 am EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Tuesday morning...

The Flood Watch continues for

* all of central North Carolina.

* Through sunrise Tuesday.

* Widespread rain will shift eastward into central North Carolina
today and tonight. Rain will be heavy at times, especially this
afternoon and evening. Rainfall amounts of 3 to 5 inches are
expected over most of central North Carolina, with locally
heavier amounts possible.

* Flooding of local creeks and streams can be expected. Water
levels in main Stem rivers will rise significantly this
afternoon and tonight, particularly the Yadkin, haw, Neuse,
tar, Roanoke, and Cape Fear.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Monitor NOAA Weather Radio or your local media outlet for the
latest forecasts and warnings. Residents in flood prone areas
should prepare for the possibility of flooding today into tonight.


Vincent


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Georgia - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
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Michigan - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
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New Mexico - Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch , High Wind Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch
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