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North Carolina, Macon

Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 10:39 PM EDT on April 18, 2015

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 19, 2015


... Flood Watch remains in effect through Sunday evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northeast Georgia... North Carolina and upstate
South Carolina... including the following areas... in northeast
Georgia... Franklin... Habersham... Hart... Rabun and Stephens. In
North Carolina... Alexander... Avery... Buncombe... Burke
mountains... Cabarrus... Caldwell mountains... Catawba...
Cleveland... Davie... eastern McDowell... eastern Polk...
Gaston... greater Burke... greater Caldwell... greater
Rutherford... Henderson... Iredell... Lincoln... Macon... McDowell
Mountains... Mecklenburg... Mitchell... Polk mountains... Rowan...
Rutherford mountains... southern Jackson... Transylvania and
Yancey. In upstate South Carolina... Anderson... Cherokee...
greater Greenville... greater Oconee... greater Pickens...
Greenville mountains... Oconee mountains... Pickens mountains...
Spartanburg and York.

* Through Sunday evening.

* Moisture will increase across the region on Sunday associated
with a passing warm front. In addition... an upper disturbance
will slide through the region aiding enhancement of any
showers and thunderstorms. Areas of heavy rainfall and
potential flooding are likely with some locations seeing up to
2 to 4 inches of rainfall.

* Where heavy rain occurs... small streams will rise rapidly and
possibly flood surrounding areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.





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Alabama - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch, Coastal Hazard Statement , Flash Flood Watch
Alaska - Wind Advisory , Blizzard Warning
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Hydrologic Statement
California - Record Report
Colorado - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Flood Warning
Florida - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch, Coastal Hazard Statement , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Georgia - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning
Indiana - Flood Warning
Iowa - Public Information Statement
Kansas - Areal Flood Warning
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report
Maine - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Watch
Minnesota - Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Montana - Lake Wind Advisory
Nebraska - Record Report , Public Information Statement
New Hampshire - Coastal Flood Watch
New Mexico - Wind Advisory
North Carolina - Areal Flood Watch , Record Report
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Oklahoma - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Hydrologic Statement
South Carolina - Areal Flood Watch , Record Report
South Dakota - Public Information Statement
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Texas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Utah - Record Report
Virginia - Areal Flood Watch
Wyoming - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
- Small Craft Advisory