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Flood Warning

Statement as of 10:41 AM EDT on April 24, 2017

Expires 6:54 AM EDT on April 26, 2017


The Flood Warning continues for
the Haw River at Haw River.
* From this evening to Wednesday morning, or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 9:45 am Monday the stage was 9.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will rise above flood stage by this evening
and continue to rise to near 21.0 feet by tomorrow morning.The
river will fall below flood stage by tomorrow evening.
* Impact... at 20.0 feet, there is significant overflow on the right
bank opposite the water treatment plant.
* Impact... at 18.0 feet, overflow begins on both banks at the water
treatment plant.



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

Haw River
Haw River 18 9.8 Mon 10 am 21.0 14.1 10.2 7.6 6.0



Lat... Lon 3624 7953 3613 7934 3590 7918 3585 7930
          3604 7944 3613 7954




Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 3:52 PM EDT on April 24, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 24, 2017


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

The 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.

* Through Tuesday morning.

* Widespread rain will continue over central North Carolina
through tonight. Rainfall amounts since last night of 1 to 3
inches have been common, and additional rainfall of one and a
half to 3 inches of rain is expected through tonight, with
locally higher amounts possible.

* Flooding of creeks and drainage ditches can be expected. Water
levels in main Stem rivers will continue to rise through
tonight, particularly the Yadkin, haw, Neuse, tar, 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.




333 PM EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a

* flood advisory for minor flooding in poor drainage areas for...
Alamance County in central North Carolina...
Scotland County in central North Carolina...
Davidson County in central North Carolina...
Anson County in central North Carolina...
Harnett County in central North Carolina...
Montgomery County in central North Carolina...
Richmond County in central North Carolina...
Cumberland County in central North Carolina...
Stanly County in central North Carolina...
Lee County in central North Carolina...
Wake County in central North Carolina...
Johnston County in central North Carolina...
Hoke County in central North Carolina...
Moore County in central North Carolina...
Forsyth County in central North Carolina...
Wayne County in central North Carolina...
Sampson County in central North Carolina...
Orange County in central North Carolina...
Randolph County in central North Carolina...
Guilford County in central North Carolina...
Wilson County in central North Carolina...
Chatham County in central North Carolina...
Durham County in central North Carolina...

* until 800 PM EDT

* at 326 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated widespread moderate to
locally heavy rain spreading over most of central NC from the
southeast. Extensive ponding on streets and flooding of poor
drainage areas has already begun. This additional rainfall will
make matters worse. Flood warnings may need to be issued if
rainfall rates increase. Between one and two inches of rain has
fallen across central NC since 8 am.

Additional rainfall of one to one and a half inches is expected over
the area through early evening. This additional rain will cause
flooding of creeks and streams. Expect delays during the late
afternoon commute.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as
well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.


Lat... Lon 3485 7850 3484 7890 3496 7904 3464 7945
      3481 7968 3482 8028 3519 8028 3520 8047
      3551 8018 3574 8046 3626 8045 3622 7881
      3607 7878 3595 7841 3573 7821 3582 7781
      3568 7766 3517 7793 3519 7816 3457 7824


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Public Information Statement

Statement as of 3:57 PM EDT on April 24, 2017

Expires 3:57 AM EDT on April 25, 2017


Here are a few selected rainfall amounts from across central NC.
These amounts are 48 hour totals since 330 PM Saturday.


... Rainfall reports...

Location amount time/date

... North Carolina...

... Alamance County...
1 N Mebane 2.08 in 0320 PM 04/24
1 WNW Alamance 1.75 in 0330 PM 04/24

... Chatham County...
6 W Pittsboro 2.42 in 0321 PM 04/24
2 ESE Bynum 1.87 in 0338 PM 04/24
5 NW Bynum 1.80 in 0332 PM 04/24
3 NE Jordan Lake 1.80 in 0330 PM 04/24

... Cumberland County...
usfs met stn at Fort Bragg 1.66 in 0314 PM 04/24

... Davidson County...
raingage at Yadkin River at 3.89 in 0240 PM 04/24
Lexington 3.46 in 0316 PM 04/24
2 WNW midway 3.08 in 0333 PM 04/24
Lexington 2.78 in 0240 PM 04/24
3 WNW High Point 2.40 in 0330 PM 04/24
3 ENE Craven 1.95 in 0330 PM 04/24

... Durham County...
Eno river nr Huckleberry Spr 2.70 in 0300 PM 04/24
raingage at W Murray Ave in 2.58 in 0330 PM 04/24
3 W Durham 2.27 in 0316 PM 04/24
Eno river nr Durham 2.23 in 0315 PM 04/24
raingage on little lick CR a 2.21 in 0245 PM 04/24
raingage at maureen Joy char 2.02 in 0230 PM 04/24
1 W Durham 1.81 in 0334 PM 04/24

... Forsyth County...
3 E Enon 4.16 in 0830 am 04/24
Rural Hall 3.96 in 0645 am 04/24
Smith Reynolds Airport 3.54 in 0754 am 04/24
4 SW Winston-Salem 3.15 in 0800 am 04/24
2 NE Walkertown 3.01 in 0327 PM 04/24
3 NNE Lewisville 2.79 in 0334 PM 04/24
3 NNW Kernersville 2.65 in 0330 PM 04/24
2 NE Stanleyville 2.57 in 0331 PM 04/24
3 NNW Kernersville 1.84 in 0528 PM 04/23
2 NE Walkertown 1.79 in 0525 PM 04/23

... Franklin County...
2 SSE Centerville 1.54 in 0338 PM 04/24

... Granville County...
2 S Creedmoor 2.43 in 0327 PM 04/24
4 NNW Purnell 1.52 in 0340 PM 04/24

... Guilford County...
S Buffalo ck at McConnel Rd 4.04 in 0430 PM 04/23
2 SSW Monroeton 3.00 in 0800 am 04/24
Reedy fk at Rd 2128 2.65 in 0230 PM 04/24
Greensboro 2.57 in 0230 PM 04/24
3 SSE Summerfield 2.46 in 0335 PM 04/24
S Buffalo crk nr Pomona at M 2.46 in 0230 PM 04/24
Horsepen creek at us220 2.41 in 0145 PM 04/24
N Buffalo crk at church St a 2.38 in 0245 PM 04/24
3 N High Point 2.36 in 0338 PM 04/24
Buffalo Creek at mccleansvil 2.35 in 0230 PM 04/24
Piedmont triad Intl Arpt 2.18 in 0754 am 04/24
4 NW Greensboro 2.16 in 0323 PM 04/24
3 SW Pleasant Garden 2.11 in 0322 PM 04/24
Ryan crk blw US Hwy 220 2.09 in 0245 PM 04/24
Greensboro 1.97 in 0230 PM 04/24

... Harnett County...
1 SSW Benson 3.07 in 0336 PM 04/24
Duncan 2.01 in 0336 PM 04/24
4 se Seminole 1.53 in 0334 PM 04/24

... Hoke County...
Raeford 2.03 in 0340 PM 04/24

... Johnston County...
2 E Pine Level 2.61 in 0332 PM 04/24
4 WNW Coats Crossroads 1.97 in 0330 PM 04/24
3 ESE Coats Crossroads 1.78 in 0328 PM 04/24
3 WSW flowers 1.65 in 0337 PM 04/24
3 ENE Coats Crossroads 1.65 in 0335 PM 04/24
4 W Clayton 1.50 in 0337 PM 04/24

... Orange County...
NC Durham 11 W 2.37 in 0310 PM 04/24
3 N Carrboro 2.31 in 0310 PM 04/24
Durham 7.5 NW 2.06 in 0830 am 04/24
5 se Schley 2.05 in 0337 PM 04/24
5 N Efland 1.92 in 0323 PM 04/24
Duke Forest met sta nr chape 1.53 in 0316 PM 04/24

... Randolph County...
3 NNW Liberty 1.93 in 0335 PM 04/24
2 NNE Asheboro 1.66 in 0332 PM 04/24

... Sampson County...
2 N Salemburg 1.76 in 0700 am 04/24

... Stanly County...
1 W Richfield 2.46 in 0327 PM 04/24
Oakboro 2.45 in 0900 am 04/24
5 SSE Albemarle 1.94 in 0800 am 04/24

... Vance County...
1 S Gillburg 1.95 in 0338 PM 04/24

... Wake County...
2 N New Hill 3.20 in 0332 PM 04/24
raingage at Lake Crabtree pk 2.62 in 0245 PM 04/24
2 NE Fuquay-Varina 2.54 in 0332 PM 04/24
2 N New Hill 2.50 in 0321 PM 04/24
3 ESE Fuquay-Varina 2.45 in 0330 PM 04/24
2 SW CArpenter 2.44 in 0330 PM 04/24
2 WSW CArpenter 2.32 in 0331 PM 04/24
4 N Lake Wheeler 2.21 in 0340 PM 04/24
1 SSE CArpenter 2.14 in 0334 PM 04/24
3 WSW Falls Lake 2.13 in 0321 PM 04/24
Crabtree ck at old wake fore 2.07 in 0300 PM 04/24
Swift Creek near apex 2.07 in 0245 PM 04/24
1 WNW Fuquay-Varina 1.97 in 0330 PM 04/24
1 S Fuquay-Varina 1.94 in 0338 PM 04/24
2 N Fuquay-Varina 1.91 in 0325 PM 04/24
Crabtree ck rvr gage @hwy 70 1.90 in 0300 PM 04/24
Holly Springs 1.82 in 0308 PM 04/24
Rocky Branch at Pullen Park 1.75 in 0230 PM 04/24
2 SSW Morrisville 1.74 in 0334 PM 04/24
3 W Falls Lake 1.69 in 0129 PM 04/24
Beaver Creek at dam near cre 1.61 in 0245 PM 04/24

... Warren County...
4 ESE Warrenton 1.82 in 0316 PM 04/24

... Wayne County...
4 NW Goldsboro 1.96 in 0314 PM 04/24
1 WNW Goldsboro 1.69 in 0338 PM 04/24
3 S Seven Springs 1.58 in 0325 PM 04/24

... Wilson County...
Lucama 1.77 in 0326 PM 04/24

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. We thank all volunteer weather observers
for their dedication. Not all data listed are considered official.


Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 3:52 PM EDT on April 24, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 24, 2017


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

The 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.

* Through Tuesday morning.

* Widespread rain will continue over central North Carolina
through tonight. Rainfall amounts since last night of 1 to 3
inches have been common, and additional rainfall of one and a
half to 3 inches of rain is expected through tonight, with
locally higher amounts possible.

* Flooding of creeks and drainage ditches can be expected. Water
levels in main Stem rivers will continue to rise through
tonight, particularly the Yadkin, haw, Neuse, tar, 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.




333 PM EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a

* flood advisory for minor flooding in poor drainage areas for...
Alamance County in central North Carolina...
Scotland County in central North Carolina...
Davidson County in central North Carolina...
Anson County in central North Carolina...
Harnett County in central North Carolina...
Montgomery County in central North Carolina...
Richmond County in central North Carolina...
Cumberland County in central North Carolina...
Stanly County in central North Carolina...
Lee County in central North Carolina...
Wake County in central North Carolina...
Johnston County in central North Carolina...
Hoke County in central North Carolina...
Moore County in central North Carolina...
Forsyth County in central North Carolina...
Wayne County in central North Carolina...
Sampson County in central North Carolina...
Orange County in central North Carolina...
Randolph County in central North Carolina...
Guilford County in central North Carolina...
Wilson County in central North Carolina...
Chatham County in central North Carolina...
Durham County in central North Carolina...

* until 800 PM EDT

* at 326 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated widespread moderate to
locally heavy rain spreading over most of central NC from the
southeast. Extensive ponding on streets and flooding of poor
drainage areas has already begun. This additional rainfall will
make matters worse. Flood warnings may need to be issued if
rainfall rates increase. Between one and two inches of rain has
fallen across central NC since 8 am.

Additional rainfall of one to one and a half inches is expected over
the area through early evening. This additional rain will cause
flooding of creeks and streams. Expect delays during the late
afternoon commute.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as
well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.


Lat... Lon 3485 7850 3484 7890 3496 7904 3464 7945
      3481 7968 3482 8028 3519 8028 3520 8047
      3551 8018 3574 8046 3626 8045 3622 7881
      3607 7878 3595 7841 3573 7821 3582 7781
      3568 7766 3517 7793 3519 7816 3457 7824


Wss


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