Event: Flash Flood Warning
Sender Name: NWS Raleigh NC
WEA Text: NWS: FLASH FLOOD WARNING this area til 10:15 PM EDT. Avoid flooded areas.
Description: The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a
* Flash Flood Warning for…
Central Guilford County in central North Carolina…
* Until 1015 PM EDT
* At 721 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain across the warned area. Up to two and a half inches of
rain have already fallen. Flash flooding is expected to begin
* Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Instruction: Turn around, don’t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.
Excessive runoff from the heavy rain will cause flash flooding of
creeks and streams, roads, low lying and poor drainage areas. Do not
drive your vehicle into areas where water covers the road. Many roads
and intersections in the area will quickly flood. When encountering
flooded roads, turn around, don’t drown.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Area Description: Guilford, NC
Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-3737556-3217995
CAP MessageType: Alert
Added note: – Flash Flood Warnings warnings