Expired: Flash Flood Watch Through Friday Morning

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
425 AM EST Thu Dec 20 2018

…HEAVY RAIN EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER THE REGION TODAY INTO
FRIDAY…

.Rainfall is currently occurring across eastern North Carolina,
and will become heavy at times later today into Friday. The
heaviest showers and thunderstorms will occur late this evening
through Friday morning. Rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are
forecast, with the highest amounts expected across coastal areas
where the ground remains saturated, making flash flooding
possible.

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Washington-Tyrrell-Mainland Dare-Beaufort-Mainland Hyde-Jones-
Craven-Pamlico-Carteret-Onslow-
Including the cities of Plymouth, Roper, Creswell, Columbia,
Gum Neck, Manns Harbor, Stumpy Point, East Lake, Washington,
Chocowinity, Belhaven, Bath, Aurora, Engelhard, Fairfield,
Ponzer, Scranton, Swanquarter, Maysville, Pollocksville, Trenton,
New Bern, Havelock, Vanceboro, Cove City, Oriental, Bayboro,
Arapahoe, Vandemere, Morehead City, Beaufort, Newport,
Atlantic Beach, Emerald Isle, Jacksonville, Richlands, Swansboro,
and North Topsail Beach
425 AM EST Thu Dec 20 2018

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING…

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* A portion of eastern North Carolina, including the following
areas, Beaufort, Carteret, Craven, Jones, Mainland Dare,
Mainland Hyde, Onslow, Pamlico, Tyrrell, and Washington.

* From 1 PM EST this afternoon through Friday morning

* Heavy rain is expected to develop over the area this afternoon
and continue into Friday morning. Storm total rainfall is
expected to range from 2 to 4 inches, with localized higher
amounts.

* This rainfall could produce flash flooding, particularly in
poor drainage areas near creeks, streams and ditches. Street
flooding is likely.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
425 AM EST Thu Dec 20 2018

…HEAVY RAIN EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER THE REGION TODAY INTO
FRIDAY…

.Rainfall is currently occurring across eastern North Carolina,
and will become heavy at times later today into Friday. The
heaviest showers and thunderstorms will occur late this evening
through Friday morning. Rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are
forecast, with the highest amounts expected across coastal areas
where the ground remains saturated, making flash flooding
possible.

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Outer Banks Dare-Outer Banks Hyde-
Including the cities of Kitty Hawk, Nags Head, Manteo, Rodanthe,
Buxton, Hatteras Village, and Ocracoke
425 AM EST Thu Dec 20 2018

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON…

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* A portion of eastern North Carolina, including the following
areas, Outer Banks Dare and Outer Banks Hyde.

* From 3 PM EST this afternoon through Friday afternoon

* Heavy rain is expected to develop over the area Thursday
afternoon and continue into Friday afternoon. Storm total
rainfall is expected to range from 2 to 4 inches, with
localized higher amounts.

* This rainfall could produce flash flooding, particularly in
poor drainage areas near creeks, streams and ditches. Street
flooding is likely.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

&&

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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
318 AM EST Thu Dec 20 2018

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Columbus-Inland Pender-Coastal Pender-Inland New Hanover-
Coastal New Hanover-Inland Brunswick-Coastal Brunswick-
Coastal Horry-Inland Georgetown-Coastal Georgetown-Central Horry-
Northern Horry-
Including the cities of Whiteville, Tabor City, Chadbourn,
Lake Waccamaw, Burgaw, Surf City, Wilmington, Masonboro,
Myrtle Grove, Ogden, Carolina Beach, Seagate,
Boiling Spring Lakes, Leland, Shallotte, Oak Island, Long Beach,
Southport, Sunset Beach, Myrtle Beach, Socastee,
North Myrtle Beach, Garden City, Little River, Andrews,
Georgetown, Murrells Inlet, Conway, Longs, Bucksport, Loris,
Green Sea, and Aynor
318 AM EST Thu Dec 20 2018

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT…

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of southeast North Carolina and
northeast South Carolina, including the following areas, in
southeast North Carolina, Coastal Brunswick, Coastal New
Hanover, Coastal Pender, Columbus, Inland Brunswick, Inland
New Hanover, and Inland Pender. In northeast South Carolina,
Central Horry, Coastal Georgetown, Coastal Horry, Inland
Georgetown, and Northern Horry.

* From 1 PM EST this afternoon through late tonight

* Expect 1-3 inches of rainfall over saturated soil. Places
closer to the coast may see localized amounts upwards of 4
inches.

* Rain will increase in intensity especially later this afternoon
and into the evening. This could produce flash flooding
especially in poor drainage areas.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.