523  
WGUS52 KRAH 111316  
FFWRAH  
NCC057-067-081-151-111915-  
/O.NEW.KRAH.FF.W.0067.181011T1316Z-181011T1915Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC  
916 AM EDT THU OCT 11 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
FORSYTH COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...  
DAVIDSON COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...  
RANDOLPH COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...  
GUILFORD COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...  
 
* UNTIL 315 PM EDT THURSDAY  
 
* AT 911 AM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED  
AREA. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING  
IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY, PRIMARILY IN THE TRIAD URBAN AREAS  
AND ALONG RIVERS, CREEKS AND STREAMS.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
GREENSBORO, WINSTON-SALEM, HIGH POINT, ASHEBORO, LEXINGTON,  
RANDLEMAN, NORTH CAROLINA ZOO, THOMASVILLE, KERNERSVILLE AND  
CLEMMONS.  
 
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF TWO TO FOUR INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN  
THE WARNED AREA.  
 
THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING RIVERS, CREEKS, STREAMS AND  
DRAINAGES...YADKIN RIVER, HAW RIVER, NORTH BUFFALO CREEK, SOUTH  
BUFFALO CREEK, ABBOTTS CREEK, REEDY FORK AND UWHARRIE RIVER.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
NUMEROUS ROADS AND LOW LYING AREAS WILL QUICKLY FLOOD. IF YOU ARE  
EXPERIENCING FLOODING OR LIVE IN A FLOOD PRONE AREA, MOVE TO HIGHER  
GROUND. 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. MOST  
FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES. RIVER BANKS AND CULVERTS CAN BECOME  
UNSTABLE AND UNSAFE.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3611 8051 3614 8044 3626 8045 3624 7953  
3552 7955 3551 8018 3558 8021 3568 8033  
3572 8033 3574 8046 3579 8048 3584 8048  
3583 8046 3584 8039 3588 8042 3589 8037  
3601 8042 3606 8046 3604 8049 3606 8051  
 

 
 
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