Expired: Flash Flood Warning for Nash, Edgecombe, and Wilson Counties Until 10:30 PM

Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service Raleigh NC
735 PM EDT Sat Jun 20 2020

The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for…
Northeastern Nash County in central North Carolina…
Western Edgecombe County in central North Carolina…
Northeastern Wilson County in central North Carolina…

* Until 1030 PM EDT.

* At 734 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated nearly stationary
thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Up to
two inches of rain have already fallen, including around the city
of Rocky Mount. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin
shortly.

HAZARD…Life threatening flash flooding. Heavy rain producing
flash flooding.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Life threatening flash flooding of creeks and streams,
urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Rocky Mount, Tarboro, Nashville, Dortches, Red Oak, Princeville,
Sharpsburg, Pinetops, Macclesfield and Battleboro.

Additional rainfall amounts of one to two 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.