367  
WGUS82 KRAH 100205  
FLSRAH  
 
FLOOD ADVISORY  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC  
1005 PM EDT FRI APR 9 2021  
 
NCC001-081-100400-  
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ALAMANCE NC-GUILFORD NC-  
1005 PM EDT FRI APR 9 2021  
 
...THE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL  
MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT FOR CENTRAL ALAMANCE AND CENTRAL GUILFORD  
COUNTIES...  
 
AT 1005 PM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN HAS EXITED THE  
ADVISORY AREA. HOWEVER, URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IS STILL  
POSSIBLE THROUGH MIDNIGHT. BETWEEN 1 AND 3 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE  
FALLEN. GAUGES SHOW THE BUFFALO CREEK IN CENTRAL GUILFORD COUNTY HAS  
EXPERIENCED SIGNIFICANT RISES BUT IS STILL BELOW FLOOD STAGE.  
 
SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
GREENSBORO, HIGH POINT, BURLINGTON, GRAHAM, MEBANE, MCLEANSVILLE,  
ELON, SUMMERFIELD, GIBSONVILLE, HAW RIVER, SWEPSONVILLE, ALAMANCE,  
LAKE GUILFORD MACKINTOSH MARINA, LAKE MACKINTOSH MARINA,  
ALTAMAHAW, ALTAMAHAW-OSSIPEE, GLEN RAVEN, FOREST OAKS, LAKE  
TOWNSEND AND LAKE JEANETTE MARINA.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE  
DANGERS OF FLOODING.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3600 7954 3600 7997 3617 7997 3621 7927  
3599 7927  
 

 
 
JD  
 
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