791  
WGUS42 KRAH 112203  
FLWRAH  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH, NC  
503 PM EST SUN FEB 11 2018  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A  
FLOOD WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH CAROLINA...  
 
YADKIN RIVER AT YADKIN COLLEGE AFFECTING DAVIDSON AND DAVIE  
COUNTIES  
 
...HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE HEADWATERS OF THE YADKIN RIVER OVER  
THE PAST 24 HOURS HAVE LED TO RAPID RIVER LEVEL RISES. THE RIVER  
IS EXPECTED TO CREST FLOOD STAGE MONDAY MORNING BEFORE CRESTING  
NEAR 20 FEET AND FALLING BACK BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY MONDAY EVENING.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
SAFETY MESSAGE. IF YOU ENCOUNTER DEEP WATER WHILE DRIVING, DO NOT  
ATTEMPT TO DRIVE THROUGH. TURN AROUND, DONT DROWN.  
 

 
 
NCC057-059-121003-  
/O.NEW.KRAH.FL.W.0001.180212T0600Z-180213T0849Z/  
/YADN7.1.ER.180212T0600Z.180212T1200Z.180212T2049Z.NO/  
503 PM EST SUN FEB 11 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE YADKIN RIVER AT YADKIN COLLEGE.  
* FROM LATE TONIGHT TO LATE MONDAY NIGHT, OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS  
CANCELLED.  
* AT 4:00 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.7 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 18.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT AND CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 20.0 FEET BY  
TOMORROW MORNING.THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY MONDAY AFTERNOON.  
* IMPACT...AT 21.0 FEET, LOWER LEVEL PRIMITIVE CAMPSITES AT THE  
THOUSAND TRAILS PRESERVE OFF US64 BEGIN TO FLOOD.  
 

 
 
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 MON TUE WED THU FRI  
 
YADKIN RIVER  
YADKIN COLLEGE 18 10.7 SUN 04 PM 20.0 13.5 5.6 2.9 2.6  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3597 8031 3577 8040 3574 8036 3568 8046  
3575 8054 3598 8045  
 

 
 
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