Expired: Flood Advisory for Beaufort, Martin, and Pitt Counties until 8:15 PM

The National Weather Service in Newport/Morehead City has issued a

* Flood Advisory for…
Northwestern Beaufort County in eastern North Carolina…
Martin County in eastern North Carolina…
Northeastern Pitt County in eastern North Carolina…

* Until 815 PM EDT.

* At 508 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. Minor flooding is ongoing or expected to begin
shortly in the advisory area. Between 1 and 2 inches of rain have
already fallen.

Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Greenville, Washington, Williamston, River Road, Bethel, Stokes,
Robersonville, Pactolus, Bunyan, Old Ford, Goose Creek State Park,
Chocowinity, Gold Point, Washington Park, Grimesland, Hamilton,
Oak City, Smithwick, Parmele and Everetts.

Additional rainfall of 1 to 2 inches is expected over the area. This
will result in minor flooding.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or
ponding of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.