261  
WGUS52 KILM 221900  
FFWILM  
NCC129-222115-  
/O.EXT.KILM.FF.W.0008.000000T0000Z-210922T2115Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC  
300 PM EDT WED SEP 22 2021  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS EXTENDED THE  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
CENTRAL NEW HANOVER COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...  
 
* UNTIL 515 PM EDT.  
 
* AT 300 PM EDT, PLENTY ROAD CLOSURES IN THE AREA, AND DANGEROUS  
FLOODING CONDITIONS DUE TO WATER COVERING ROADWAYS AND CULVERTS.  
THEREFOR THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO 515 PM, AS  
WATER RUN-OFF CONTINUES TO DRAIN OFF, CREATING HAZARDOUS, RAPID  
WATER RUN-OFF IN SPOTS. ADDITIONAL RAIN OF ANOTHER INCH IS  
EXPECTED THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON.  
 
HAZARD...FLASH FLOODING CAUSED BY HEAVY RAIN.  
 
SOURCE...PUBLIC REPORTED.  
 
IMPACT...FLASH FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS, URBAN  
AREAS, HIGHWAYS, STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS  
OTHER POOR DRAINAGE AND LOW-LYING AREAS.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLASH FLOODING INCLUDE...  
WILMINGTON, WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NORTH MASONBORO ISLAND, SOUTH  
MASONBORO ISLAND, UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT WILMINGTON,  
KINGS GRANT, WINDEMERE, SEAGATE, WILMINGTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT,  
MASONBORO, MAYFAIRE, HIGHTSVILLE, LANDFALL, MURRAYVILLE,  
WRIGHTSBORO, SILVER LAKE, OGDEN, CAPE FEAR COMMUNITY COLLEGE NORTH  
CAMPUS, MYRTLE GROVE AND BAYSHORE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE DANGEROUS FLOODING,  
ESPECIALLY NEAR CREEKS AND STREAMS, DRAINAGE DITCHES, AND LOW-LYING  
FLOOD PRONE AREAS. TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN IF YOU ENCOUNTER A  
FLOODED ROAD. MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES. STAY AWAY FROM  
STORM DRAINS, CULVERTS, CREEKS, AND STREAMS. WATER LEVELS CAN RISE  
RAPIDLY AND SWEEP YOU AWAY.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3435 7787 3424 7777 3416 7783 3406 7788  
3419 7796 3420 7795 3420 7796 3423 7795  
3424 7796 3424 7797 3425 7797 3426 7799  
3427 7799 3427 7800 3428 7799 3428 7801  
 
FLASH FLOOD...OBSERVED  
 

 
 
MJC  
 
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