Monday, October 25, 2021
Flash Flood WARNING In Effect

Flash Flood WARNING In Effect

At 1140 PM EDT, Doppler radar and automated gauges indicated heavy showers and isolated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. As much as one to two inches of rain have already fallen. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly.

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BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service Raleigh NC
1145 PM EDT Mon Aug 3 2020

The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for…
Wayne County in central North Carolina…
Sampson County in central North Carolina…
Harnett County in central North Carolina…
Cumberland County in central North Carolina…
Johnston County in central North Carolina…

* Until 545 AM EDT Tuesday.

* At 1140 PM EDT, Doppler radar and automated gauges indicated heavy showers and isolated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. As much as one to two inches of rain have already fallen. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly.

HAZARD…Life threatening flash flooding. Heavy rain producing
flash flooding.

SOURCE…Radar and automated gauges.

IMPACT…Life threatening flash flooding of creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Fayetteville, Goldsboro, Smithfield, Clinton, Lillington, Fort Bragg, Clayton, Dunn, Mount Olive and Angier.

Rainfall rates are expected to increase to one to two inches per hour, locally higher, with associated rainfall amounts of three to five inches in the warned area.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

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