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Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 6:08 PM EDT on May 23, 2017


The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a

* flood advisory for...
New Hanover County in southeastern North Carolina...

* until 800 PM EDT

* at 607 PM EDT, trained weather spotters reported heavy rain due to
thunderstorms causing minor flooding near Pine Valley. Up to two
inches of rain have already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Wilmington, Wrightsville Beach, south Masonboro Island, Figure
Eight Island, north Masonboro Island, hightsville, Cape Fear
Community College north Campus, Wilmington international Airport,
Myrtle Grove, Murrayville, Masonboro, Castle Hayne, Ogden,
mayfaire, Wrightsboro, Silver Lake, sea breeze, Windemere, Bayshore
and Porters Neck.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as
well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.


Lat... Lon 3417 7783 3406 7788 3407 7793 3417 7796
      3423 7795 3426 7799 3428 7799 3429 7802
      3432 7801 3433 7803 3434 7799 3437 7799
      3438 7797 3436 7794 3438 7792 3436 7789
      3439 7782 3435 7780 3429 7774 3429 7772


Jdw



258 PM EDT Tue may 23 2017

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect through Wednesday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of southeast North Carolina and northeast South
Carolina, including the following areas, in southeast North
Carolina, Bladen, coastal Brunswick, coastal New Hanover,
coastal Pender, Columbus, inland Brunswick, inland New
Hanover, inland Pender, and Robeson. In northeast South
Carolina, coastal Georgetown, coastal Horry, Darlington,
Dillon, Florence, inland Georgetown, inland Horry, Marion,
Marlboro, and Williamsburg.

* Through Wednesday evening

* bouts of showers and thunderstorms with heavy rain will move
across the area into Wednesday night. Excessive rainfall is
possible where thunderstorms with heavy rain repeatedly move
over the same area. Widespread additional rainfall amounts of 1
to 3 inches are likely with locally upwards of 4 or more inches
possible.

* The potential for flash flooding will be highest in areas of
poor drainage. Urban areas will be most susceptible to flash
flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.



Rjd



Beach Hazard Statement

Statement as of 4:33 PM EDT on May 23, 2017

Expires 9:00 PM EDT on May 24, 2017


... Beach hazards statement now in effect through Wednesday evening...

Southerly winds will continue to produce a strong south to north
longshore current along the beaches in Pender... New
Hanover... Horry... and Georgetown counties.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A beach hazards statement is issued when threats such as rip
currents, longshore currents, and other hazards create life-
threatening conditions in the surf zone. Caution should be used when
in or near the water.


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Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 6:08 PM EDT on May 23, 2017


The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a

* flood advisory for...
New Hanover County in southeastern North Carolina...

* until 800 PM EDT

* at 607 PM EDT, trained weather spotters reported heavy rain due to
thunderstorms causing minor flooding near Pine Valley. Up to two
inches of rain have already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Wilmington, Wrightsville Beach, south Masonboro Island, Figure
Eight Island, north Masonboro Island, hightsville, Cape Fear
Community College north Campus, Wilmington international Airport,
Myrtle Grove, Murrayville, Masonboro, Castle Hayne, Ogden,
mayfaire, Wrightsboro, Silver Lake, sea breeze, Windemere, Bayshore
and Porters Neck.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as
well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.


Lat... Lon 3417 7783 3406 7788 3407 7793 3417 7796
      3423 7795 3426 7799 3428 7799 3429 7802
      3432 7801 3433 7803 3434 7799 3437 7799
      3438 7797 3436 7794 3438 7792 3436 7789
      3439 7782 3435 7780 3429 7774 3429 7772


Jdw



258 PM EDT Tue may 23 2017

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect through Wednesday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of southeast North Carolina and northeast South
Carolina, including the following areas, in southeast North
Carolina, Bladen, coastal Brunswick, coastal New Hanover,
coastal Pender, Columbus, inland Brunswick, inland New
Hanover, inland Pender, and Robeson. In northeast South
Carolina, coastal Georgetown, coastal Horry, Darlington,
Dillon, Florence, inland Georgetown, inland Horry, Marion,
Marlboro, and Williamsburg.

* Through Wednesday evening

* bouts of showers and thunderstorms with heavy rain will move
across the area into Wednesday night. Excessive rainfall is
possible where thunderstorms with heavy rain repeatedly move
over the same area. Widespread additional rainfall amounts of 1
to 3 inches are likely with locally upwards of 4 or more inches
possible.

* The potential for flash flooding will be highest in areas of
poor drainage. Urban areas will be most susceptible to flash
flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.



Rjd



Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Areal Flood Advisory , Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement
Alaska - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Arizona - Excessive Heat Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Air Quality Alert
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
California - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Special Statement , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report
Colorado - Fire Weather Watch , Public Information Statement
Delaware - Coastal Flood Advisory , Record Report
Florida - Tornado Watch , Coastal Flood Watch , Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Flood Watch, Coastal Hazard Statement , Lake Wind Advisory , Special Statement
Georgia - Tornado Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Hawaii - Record Report
Idaho - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Hydrologic Statement
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Special Statement
Indiana - Flood Warning
Iowa - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Flood Warning
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Maine - Public Information Statement
Maryland - Coastal Flood Statement
Michigan - Special Statement
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Frost Advisory , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Montana - High Wind Warning , Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Nebraska - Flood Warning , Frost Advisory
Nevada - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Special Statement
New Jersey - Coastal Flood Advisory
New Mexico - Fire Weather Watch
North Carolina - Tornado Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Special Statement, Beach Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning , Frost Advisory
Oklahoma - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Puerto Rico -
South Carolina - Tornado Watch , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement
South Dakota - Flood Warning , Frost Advisory
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Texas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Special Statement , Air Quality Alert , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Statement , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory
Washington - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Record Report
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Public Information Statement
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