978  
WGUS52 KRAH 130347  
FFWRAH  
NCC051-085-130645-  
/O.NEW.KRAH.FF.W.0017.170813T0347Z-170813T0645Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC  
1147 PM EDT SAT AUG 12 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
SOUTHERN HARNETT COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...  
CUMBERLAND COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...  
 
* UNTIL 245 AM EDT  
 
* AT 1144 PM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED TRAINING THUNDERSTORMS THAT  
WERE CONTINUOUSLY REDEVELOPING ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. UP TO THREE  
INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO  
BEGIN SHORTLY. ADDITIONALLY, LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTS  
FLOODED ROADWAYS IN FORT BRAGG AND POPE AFB AREAS.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
FAYETTEVILLE, FORT BRAGG, DUNN, GODWIN, POPE AFB, HOPE MILLS,  
SPRING LAKE, EASTOVER, STEDMAN AND WADE.  
 
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE  
WARNED AREA.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM THE HEAVY RAIN WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING OF  
CREEKS AND STREAMS, ROADS, LOW LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS. DO NOT  
DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROAD. MANY ROADS  
AND INTERSECTIONS IN THE AREA WILL QUICKLY FLOOD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING  
FLOODED ROADS, TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3492 7896 3495 7903 3503 7908 3514 7911  
3519 7910 3521 7915 3528 7918 3531 7860  
3522 7862 3520 7864 3517 7863 3517 7864  
3513 7864 3512 7865 3511 7864 3508 7867  
3499 7864 3491 7854 3489 7853  
 

 
 
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