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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 2:58 PM EDT on 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



Special Statement

Statement as of 3:55 PM EDT on May 23, 2017

Expires 4:45 PM EDT on May 23, 2017


... Special Weather Statement for western New Hanover... southwestern
Pender... southeastern Bladen... Brunswick... eastern Columbus and
southeastern Horry counties until 445 PM EDT...

At 353 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a line of strong
thunderstorms... from near Bolton... to North Myrtle Beach, moving
northeast at 40 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Myrtle Beach, North Myrtle Beach, Leland, Oak Island, Carolina Beach,
Shallotte, Sunset Beach, Kure Beach, Holden Beach, Ocean Isle Beach,
Caswell Beach, Bald Head Island, Little River, Yaupon Beach, North
Myrtle Beach Airport, Cherry Grove Inlet, Iredell, Boiling Spring
Lakes, St. James and Carolina Shores.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.


Lat... Lon 3384 7796 3386 7801 3389 7802 3391 7811
      3390 7837 3382 7867 3372 7884 3394 7876
      3400 7871 3440 7852 3454 7803 3401 7790
time... Mot... loc 1953z 245deg 40kt 3408 7846


Jdw

Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 2:58 PM EDT on 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 - Tornado Watch , Coastal Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Alaska - Special Statement , Record Report
Arizona - Excessive Heat Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Air Quality Alert
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Record Report
California - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Special Statement , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Delaware - Coastal Flood Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Florida - Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Coastal Flood Watch , Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Flood Watch, Coastal Hazard Statement , Lake Wind Advisory , Special Statement
Georgia - Tornado Warning , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , 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
Kentucky - Flood Warning
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Frost Advisory , Special Statement , 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 - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement , Beach Hazard Statement, Special Statement , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning , Frost Advisory
Oklahoma - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Puerto Rico -
South Carolina - Tornado Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement, Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement
South Dakota - Flood Warning , Frost Advisory
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Texas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flood Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Air Quality Alert , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory
Washington - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Record Report
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Public Information Statement
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