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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 5:35 AM EST Dec. 15, 2018 – National Weather Service

... 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.





Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 5:35 AM EST Dec. 15, 2018 – National Weather Service

... 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.