Expired: Flood Watch For Portions Of ENC Until 2:00AM

Written by on April 15, 2018 in Severe Weather
Flood Watch
National Weather Service Raleigh NC
843 PM EDT Sun Apr 15 2018

...Heavy rain this afternoon tonight may produce localized

.Heavy showers and storms will cross the region this evening
through the early overnight hours. Rain falling at a rate of 1 to
2 inches per hour, with a storm total rainfall of 2 to 4 inches,
is possible and may lead to flash flooding, particulary in urban
and poor drainage areas.

Including the cities of Bushy Fork, Concord, Roxboro, Surl,
Oxford, Butner, Creedmoor, Dabney, Henderson, Norlina, Wise,
Afton, Warrenton, Lake Gaston, Roanoke Rapids, Burlington,
Graham, Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Bethesda, Durham,
Research Triangle, Pilot, Ingleside, Louisburg, Franklinton,
Nashville, Aventon, Red Oak, Sharpsburg, Spring Hope,
Rocky Mount, Hasty, Siler City, Bynum, Moncure, Pittsboro,
Raleigh, Cary, Smithfield, Clayton, Flowers, Selma, Benson,
Coats Crossroads, New Hope, Wilson, Troy, Biscoe, Mount Gilead,
Pekin, Badin Lake, Eldorado, Southern Pines, Pinehurst, Aberdeen,
Eagle Springs, Seven Lakes, Cumnock, Gum Springs, Sanford,
Tramway, Dunn, Anderson Creek, Timberlake, Duncan, Erwin, Angier,
Lillington, Goldsboro, Wadesboro, Polkton, Rockingham, Hamlet,
East Rockingham, Laurel Hill, Laurinburg, Antioch,
Ashley Heights, Raeford, Rockfish, Silver City, Fayetteville,
Fort Bragg, and Clinton
843 PM EDT Sun Apr 15 2018


The National Weather Service in Raleigh has expanded the

* Flash Flood Watch to include a portion of central North
  Carolina, including the following areas, Alamance, Anson,
  Chatham, Cumberland, Durham, Edgecombe, Franklin, Granville,
  Halifax, Harnett, Hoke, Johnston, Lee, Montgomery, Moore,
  Nash, Orange, Person, Richmond, Sampson, Scotland, Vance,
  Wake, Warren, Wayne, and Wilson.

* Until 2 AM EDT Monday.

* Heavy showers and storms will cross the region tonight, ahead of
  a strong cold front. Rainfall rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour
  are possible, with a potential storm total rainfall of 2 to 4
  inches. This may lead to flash flooding, especially in urban and
  poor drainage areas.

* Street flooding is possible, especially in areas of poor
  drainage. Rapid rises on creeks and streams may occur, which
  could result in flooding on nearby roads and bridges.


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