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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 10:22 PM EST Dec. 13, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from Friday afternoon
through Saturday afternoon...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* much of central North Carolina including the following counties:
Alamance, Anson, Chatham, Cumberland, Davidson, Durham,
Edgecombe, Forsyth, Franklin, Granville, Guilford, Halifax,
Harnett, Hoke, Johnston, Lee, Montgomery, Moore, Nash, Orange,
person, Randolph, Richmond, Sampson, Scotland, Stanly, Vance,
wake, Warren, Wayne, and Wilson.

* From Friday afternoon through Saturday afternoon

* periods of rain, which will be heavy at times, is expected from
Friday afternoon through Saturday. Storm total rainfall is
expected to range from 2 to 3 inches, with locally higher
amounts possible. In addition, melting snow across the interior
Piedmont will contribute additional runoff.

* The rainfall and melting snow could produce flash flooding,
particularly in low lying and poor drainage areas near creeks,
streams, and ditches. Street flooding may also occur, likely
exasperated by leaves and lingering snow blocking storm drains.
In addition, minor to moderate flooding of streams and main Stem
rivers is possible over the weekend and into next week.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
Monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should
flash flood warnings be issued.




Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 10:22 PM EST Dec. 13, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from Friday afternoon
through Saturday afternoon...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* much of central North Carolina including the following counties:
Alamance, Anson, Chatham, Cumberland, Davidson, Durham,
Edgecombe, Forsyth, Franklin, Granville, Guilford, Halifax,
Harnett, Hoke, Johnston, Lee, Montgomery, Moore, Nash, Orange,
person, Randolph, Richmond, Sampson, Scotland, Stanly, Vance,
wake, Warren, Wayne, and Wilson.

* From Friday afternoon through Saturday afternoon

* periods of rain, which will be heavy at times, is expected from
Friday afternoon through Saturday. Storm total rainfall is
expected to range from 2 to 3 inches, with locally higher
amounts possible. In addition, melting snow across the interior
Piedmont will contribute additional runoff.

* The rainfall and melting snow could produce flash flooding,
particularly in low lying and poor drainage areas near creeks,
streams, and ditches. Street flooding may also occur, likely
exasperated by leaves and lingering snow blocking storm drains.
In addition, minor to moderate flooding of streams and main Stem
rivers is possible over the weekend and into next week.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
Monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should
flash flood warnings be issued.