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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 6:35 AM EDT Apr. 25, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Raleigh has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
Person County in central North Carolina...
southern Vance County in central North Carolina...
Nash County in central North Carolina...
Edgecombe County in central North Carolina...
Granville County in central North Carolina...
Wilson County in central North Carolina...
northwestern Durham County in central North Carolina...
Franklin County in central North Carolina...

* until 1145 am EDT

* at 630 am EDT, Doppler radar indicated an area of moderate rain
moving east-to-west across the far northeast Piedmont and northern
coastal plain. Much of this region has received between three and
five inches of rain since Sunday morning. Additional rainfall
amounts of one to two inches are possible in the warned area. This
additional rain will aggravate any ongoing flooding.

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.

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.


Lat... Lon 3629 7829 3627 7831 3618 7792 3614 7789
      3615 7781 3606 7754 3585 7735 3557 7782
      3560 7810 3593 7835 3608 7869 3611 7897
      3623 7893 3624 7915 3654 7914


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