470  
WGUS52 KRAH 111830  
FFWRAH  
NCC057-067-081-151-120115-  
/O.EXT.KRAH.FF.W.0067.000000T0000Z-181012T0115Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC  
230 PM EDT THU OCT 11 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS EXTENDED THE  
 
* 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 915 PM EDT THURSDAY  
 
* AT 227 PM EDT, LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS REPORTED HEAVY RAIN  
ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. THREE TO 5 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN AND  
FLASH FLOODING IS ALREADY OCCURRING ACROSS GUILFORD AND FORSYTH  
COUNTIES. ADDITIONALLY, NORTH AND SOUTH BUFFALO CREEKS ARE RISING  
AND WILL LIKELY COME OUT OF THEIR BANKS THIS AFTERNOON. EXPECT THE  
MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL TO CONTINUE, RESULTING IN UP  
TO 3 INCHES OF ADDITIONAL RAINFALL.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
GREENSBORO, WINSTON-SALEM, HIGH POINT, ASHEBORO, LEXINGTON,  
RANDLEMAN, NORTH CAROLINA ZOO, THOMASVILLE, KERNERSVILLE AND  
CLEMMONS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
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. RIVER BANKS AND  
CULVERTS CAN BECOME UNSTABLE AND UNSAFE. STAY AWAY OR BE SWEPT AWAY.  
BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE  
DANGERS OF FLOODING. DO NOT ENTER OR CROSS FLOWING WATER OR WATER OF  
UNKNOWN DEPTH.  
 

 
 
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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