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Warnings

flood
Anson County, NC

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
THE ROCKY RIVER NEAR NORWOOD.
* UNTIL SUNDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 9:45 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 19.3 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 20.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY TONIGHT AND CONTINUE TO RISE
TO NEAR 21.1 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE
SUNDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 20.0 FEET...MINOR FLOOD STAGE. THERE IS SIGNIFICANT
OVERFLOW INTO ADJACENT LOWLANDS.

&&

THE FOLLOWING ARE THE LATEST OBSERVATIONS AND 7 AM FORECAST STAGES
FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS...


FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 AM
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME SUN MON TUE WED THU

ROCKY RIVER
NORWOOD 20 19.3 SAT 10 PM 20.1 7.5 4.7 3.9 3.5


TO CONVERT THE ABOVE STAGE READINGS TO ABOVE MEAN SEA LEVEL (FT), ADD
THE FOLLOWING TO THE STAGE:


NORWOOD: 212.91


&&

LAT...LON 3525 8027 3521 8015 3519 8004 3511 8009
3515 8028

$$

Stanly County, NC

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
THE ROCKY RIVER NEAR NORWOOD.
* UNTIL SUNDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 9:45 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 19.3 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 20.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY TONIGHT AND CONTINUE TO RISE
TO NEAR 21.1 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE
SUNDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 20.0 FEET...MINOR FLOOD STAGE. THERE IS SIGNIFICANT
OVERFLOW INTO ADJACENT LOWLANDS.

&&

THE FOLLOWING ARE THE LATEST OBSERVATIONS AND 7 AM FORECAST STAGES
FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS...


FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 AM
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME SUN MON TUE WED THU

ROCKY RIVER
NORWOOD 20 19.3 SAT 10 PM 20.1 7.5 4.7 3.9 3.5


TO CONVERT THE ABOVE STAGE READINGS TO ABOVE MEAN SEA LEVEL (FT), ADD
THE FOLLOWING TO THE STAGE:


NORWOOD: 212.91


&&

LAT...LON 3525 8027 3521 8015 3519 8004 3511 8009
3515 8028

$$

Advisories

flood
Cabarrus County, NC

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR HEAVY RAINFALL IN...
CABARRUS COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 1130 PM EDT

* AT 820 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED AN
AREA OF HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. DOPPLER RADAR
ESTIMATED THAT APPROXIMATELY 3 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN ACROSS
THE ADVISORY AREA OVER THE LAST 18 HOURS WITH AN ADDITIONAL INCH
TO INCH AND A HALF POSSIBLE THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS RAINFALL HAS CAUSED MINOR FLOODING TO OCCUR...
ESPECIALLY ALONG SMALL STREAMS AND NEAR LOW WATER CROSSINGS. SOME
LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING INCLUDE...CONCORD...
CHARLOTTE MOTOR SPEEDWAY...HARRISBURG...I-85 AT HIGHWAY 73...
KANNAPOLIS...MIDLAND AND MOUNT PLEASANT.

CABARRUS DOT INDICATES THAT FLOODING ON BOWMAN BARRIER ROAD HAS
WARRANTED PARTIAL CLOSURE OF THE ROADWAY THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. DO NOT
DRIVE THROUGH AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY.

PLEASE REPORT HIGH WATER...FLOODING...LANDSLIDES OR OTHER SEVERE
WEATHER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE SPARTANBURG BY
CALLING TOLL FREE...1...800...2 6 7...8 1 0 1...OR BY POSTING ON OUR
FACEBOOK PAGE...OR TWEET IT USING HASHTAG NWSGSP. YOUR MESSAGE SHOULD
DESCRIBE THE EVENT AND THE SPECIFIC LOCATION WHERE IT OCCURRED.

&&

LAT...LON 3534 8039 3519 8050 3527 8067 3535 8069
3540 8077 3542 8075 3549 8079 3550 8078
3551 8074 3550 8030

$$

Gaston County, NC

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS EXTENDED
THE

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR HEAVY RAINFALL IN...
GASTON COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...
MECKLENBURG COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 130 AM EDT

* AT 1014 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
AN AREA OF HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. DOPPLER
RADAR ESTIMATED THAT AROUND 2 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN
OVER THE CHARLOTTE METRO AREA AND GASTON COUNTY SINCE YESTERDAY
WITH AN ADDITIONAL INCH POSSIBLE THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS RAINFALL WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING TO OCCUR...
ESPECIALLY ALONG SMALL STREAMS AND NEAR LOW WATER CROSSINGS. SOME
LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING INCLUDE...CENTER CITY
CHARLOTTE...GASTONIA...UNC CHARLOTTE...BELMONT...BESSEMER CITY...
CHERRYVILLE...CORNELIUS...CRAMERTON...CROWDERS MOUNTAIN STATE
PARK...DALLAS...DAVIDSON...EASTLAND MALL...FREEDOM PARK...HIDDEN
VALLEY...HUNTERSVILLE...I-77 AT I-85...I-85 AT FREEDOM DRIVE...
LOWELL...MATTHEWS...MCALPINE CREEK PARK...MCGUIRE STATION...MINT
HILL...MOUNT HOLLY...MOUNTAIN ISLAND LAKE...NORTHLAKE MALL...PAW
CREEK...SOUTH GASTONIA...SOUTHPARK MALL...STANLEY AND STARMOUNT.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. DO NOT
DRIVE THROUGH AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY.

PLEASE REPORT HIGH WATER...FLOODING...LANDSLIDES OR OTHER SEVERE
WEATHER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE SPARTANBURG BY
CALLING TOLL FREE...1...800...2 6 7...8 1 0 1...OR BY POSTING ON OUR
FACEBOOK PAGE...OR TWEET IT USING HASHTAG NWSGSP. YOUR MESSAGE SHOULD
DESCRIBE THE EVENT AND THE SPECIFIC LOCATION WHERE IT OCCURRED.

&&

LAT...LON 3506 8076 3515 8106 3516 8131 3523 8133
3526 8132 3531 8137 3533 8136 3542 8144
3540 8096 3549 8093 3551 8091 3550 8079
3540 8077 3535 8069 3526 8067 3521 8056

$$

Mecklenburg County, NC

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS EXTENDED
THE

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR HEAVY RAINFALL IN...
GASTON COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...
MECKLENBURG COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 130 AM EDT

* AT 1014 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
AN AREA OF HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. DOPPLER
RADAR ESTIMATED THAT AROUND 2 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN
OVER THE CHARLOTTE METRO AREA AND GASTON COUNTY SINCE YESTERDAY
WITH AN ADDITIONAL INCH POSSIBLE THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS RAINFALL WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING TO OCCUR...
ESPECIALLY ALONG SMALL STREAMS AND NEAR LOW WATER CROSSINGS. SOME
LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING INCLUDE...CENTER CITY
CHARLOTTE...GASTONIA...UNC CHARLOTTE...BELMONT...BESSEMER CITY...
CHERRYVILLE...CORNELIUS...CRAMERTON...CROWDERS MOUNTAIN STATE
PARK...DALLAS...DAVIDSON...EASTLAND MALL...FREEDOM PARK...HIDDEN
VALLEY...HUNTERSVILLE...I-77 AT I-85...I-85 AT FREEDOM DRIVE...
LOWELL...MATTHEWS...MCALPINE CREEK PARK...MCGUIRE STATION...MINT
HILL...MOUNT HOLLY...MOUNTAIN ISLAND LAKE...NORTHLAKE MALL...PAW
CREEK...SOUTH GASTONIA...SOUTHPARK MALL...STANLEY AND STARMOUNT.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. DO NOT
DRIVE THROUGH AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY.

PLEASE REPORT HIGH WATER...FLOODING...LANDSLIDES OR OTHER SEVERE
WEATHER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE SPARTANBURG BY
CALLING TOLL FREE...1...800...2 6 7...8 1 0 1...OR BY POSTING ON OUR
FACEBOOK PAGE...OR TWEET IT USING HASHTAG NWSGSP. YOUR MESSAGE SHOULD
DESCRIBE THE EVENT AND THE SPECIFIC LOCATION WHERE IT OCCURRED.

&&

LAT...LON 3506 8076 3515 8106 3516 8131 3523 8133
3526 8132 3531 8137 3533 8136 3542 8144
3540 8096 3549 8093 3551 8091 3550 8079
3540 8077 3535 8069 3526 8067 3521 8056

$$

Union County, NC

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR HEAVY RAINFALL IN...
UNION COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 1130 PM EDT

* AT 828 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED AN
AREA OF HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. DOPPLER RADAR
ESTIMATED THAT 2 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN ACROSS PORTIONS OF
THE ADVISORY AREA THE SINCE LAST NIGHT. AN ADDITIONAL INCH TO
INCH AND A HALF IS POSSIBLE THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS RAINFALL WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING TO OCCUR...
ESPECIALLY ALONG SMALL STREAMS AND NEAR LOW WATER CROSSINGS. SOME
LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING INCLUDE...MONROE...
FAIRVIEW...HEMBY BRIDGE...LAKE PARK...MARSHVILLE...MARVIN...
STALLINGS...STURDIVANTS...UNIONVILLE...WESLEY CHAPEL AND WINGATE.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. DO NOT
DRIVE THROUGH AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY.

PLEASE REPORT HIGH WATER...FLOODING...LANDSLIDES OR OTHER SEVERE
WEATHER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE SPARTANBURG BY
CALLING TOLL FREE...1...800...2 6 7...8 1 0 1...OR BY POSTING ON OUR
FACEBOOK PAGE...OR TWEET IT USING HASHTAG NWSGSP. YOUR MESSAGE SHOULD
DESCRIBE THE EVENT AND THE SPECIFIC LOCATION WHERE IT OCCURRED.

&&

LAT...LON 3484 8031 3500 8085 3503 8080 3503 8077
3521 8055 3517 8046 3517 8039 3518 8037
3517 8035 3520 8029 3519 8027

$$

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