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Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 2:44 PM EDT Jul. 28, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a

* flood advisory for minor flooding in poor drainage areas for...
northwestern Perquimans County in northeastern North Carolina...
northeastern Bertie County in northeastern North Carolina...
southeastern Hertford County in northeastern North Carolina...
southern Gates County in northeastern North Carolina...
northwestern Chowan County in northeastern North Carolina...

* until 545 PM EDT

* at 243 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. Overflowing poor drainage areas will result in
minor flooding in the advisory area. Up to three inches of rain
have already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Hertford, Gatesville, Ryland, Colerain, Harrellsville, Rockyhock,
Tyner, Hobbsville, Belvidere, Goose Pond, Gliden, Newsome Store,
Arrowhead Beach, Peach, Carter, Beach Springs, Smithtown,
Trotville, Smalls Crossroads and Mavaton.

Additional rainfall of one to two inches is possible over the area.
This additional rain will result in minor 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, country roads, farmland, and other low lying
spots.


Lat... Lon 3616 7685 3642 7686 3642 7649 3623 7647
      3621 7648 3620 7647 3617 7647


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105 PM EDT Fri Jul 28 2017

... Flash Flood Watch in effect through Saturday morning...

The National Weather Service in Wakefield has expanded the

* Flash Flood Watch to include a portion of northeast North
Carolina, including the following areas, Bertie, Camden,
Chowan, eastern Currituck, gates, Hertford, Northampton,
Pasquotank, Perquimans, and western Currituck.

* Through Saturday morning.

* Moderate to heavy rainfall is expected through Saturday morning
across portions of northeast North Carolina. Up to 3 to 4 inches
have already fallen across the area, with additional rainfall
amounts of 2 to 3 inches expected on average, with locally
higher amounts possible.

* Heavy rainfall may result in rapid rises in streams and creeks.
This could quickly result in flooding, especially in low lying
and poor drainage areas.

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.





Special Statement
Issued: 2:31 PM EDT Jul. 28, 2017 – National Weather Service

... An area of strong thunderstorms will affect central Pasquotank...
Perquimans... northeastern Bertie... southeastern Hertford... southern
gates and Chowan counties...

At 230 PM EDT, strong thunderstorms were clustered near Belvidere, or
near Hertford, moving east at 15 mph.

Wind gusts in excess of 40 mph and rainfall amounts of 1 to 2
inches are possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Elizabeth City, Hertford, Winfall, Ryland, Elizabeth City State
University, Cofield, Colerain, Harrellsville, Chapanoke, Cape Colony,
Tyner, Snug Harbor, Nixonton, Hobbsville, Belvidere, Rockyhock,
Burgess, Valhalla, Pasquotank and midway.

If you see lightning or hear thunder... you are at risk. Take shelter
indoors immediately. If you cannot find shelter in a building a
vehicle provides safety from lightning.

Strong wind gusts are possible with this storm. These wind gusts are
capable of knocking down tree limbs... small or weakened trees... and
blowing around trash cans... potted plants... lawn furniture and other
light outdoor objects.

Motorists should use extra caution in the vicinity of this storm. Be
prepared for rapid changes in weather and Road conditions. Heavy rain
could cause ponding of water on roads... and possible minor flooding
of ditches and poor drainage areas.

Lat... Lon 3638 7701 3636 7626 3637 7623 3634 7622
      3610 7620 3611 7627 3608 7633 3608 7641
      3607 7641 3602 7647 3601 7651 3601 7658
      3606 7662 3604 7664 3604 7666 3601 7669
      3599 7668 3598 7669 3596 7672 3595 7676
time... Mot... loc 1830z 279deg 13kt 3621 7656


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Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 2:44 PM EDT Jul. 28, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a

* flood advisory for minor flooding in poor drainage areas for...
northwestern Perquimans County in northeastern North Carolina...
northeastern Bertie County in northeastern North Carolina...
southeastern Hertford County in northeastern North Carolina...
southern Gates County in northeastern North Carolina...
northwestern Chowan County in northeastern North Carolina...

* until 545 PM EDT

* at 243 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. Overflowing poor drainage areas will result in
minor flooding in the advisory area. Up to three inches of rain
have already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Hertford, Gatesville, Ryland, Colerain, Harrellsville, Rockyhock,
Tyner, Hobbsville, Belvidere, Goose Pond, Gliden, Newsome Store,
Arrowhead Beach, Peach, Carter, Beach Springs, Smithtown,
Trotville, Smalls Crossroads and Mavaton.

Additional rainfall of one to two inches is possible over the area.
This additional rain will result in minor 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, country roads, farmland, and other low lying
spots.


Lat... Lon 3616 7685 3642 7686 3642 7649 3623 7647
      3621 7648 3620 7647 3617 7647


Minnick



105 PM EDT Fri Jul 28 2017

... Flash Flood Watch in effect through Saturday morning...

The National Weather Service in Wakefield has expanded the

* Flash Flood Watch to include a portion of northeast North
Carolina, including the following areas, Bertie, Camden,
Chowan, eastern Currituck, gates, Hertford, Northampton,
Pasquotank, Perquimans, and western Currituck.

* Through Saturday morning.

* Moderate to heavy rainfall is expected through Saturday morning
across portions of northeast North Carolina. Up to 3 to 4 inches
have already fallen across the area, with additional rainfall
amounts of 2 to 3 inches expected on average, with locally
higher amounts possible.

* Heavy rainfall may result in rapid rises in streams and creeks.
This could quickly result in flooding, especially in low lying
and poor drainage areas.

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.