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Alamance County Emergency Management Office
Sunday September 16th, 2018 :: 04:38 p.m. EDT

Alert

Flash Flood Warning until 10:15PM

The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for... Alamance County in central North Carolina... Forsyth County in central North Carolina... Davidson County in central North Carolina... Orange County in central North Carolina... North central Harnett County in central North Carolina... Randolph County in central North Carolina... Guilford County in central North Carolina... Southwestern Wake County in central North Carolina... Chatham County in central North Carolina...

* Until 1015 PM EDT

* At 420 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain across the warned area. Up to two inches of rain have already fallen and additional bands of heavy rain will continuously move into the warned area through this evening. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Greensboro, Winston-Salem, Cary, High Point, Chapel Hill, Burlington, Asheboro, Lexington, Graham and Hillsborough.

* AFFECTED AREAS: CHATHAM, NC ... HARNETT, NC ... WAKE, NC ... DAVIDSON, NC ... ALAMANCE, NC ... ORANGE, NC ... RANDOLPH, NC ... FORSYTH, NC ... GUILFORD, NC

Instructions:

Flash flooding is extremely dangerous. Numerous roads and low lying areas will quickly flood. Flood waters will also threaten some homes and businesses. If you are experiencing flooding or live in a flood prone area, move to higher ground. Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Stay away or be swept away. Do not enter or cross flowing water or water of unknown depth.

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Address/Location
Alamance County Emergency Management Office
124 West Elm Street
Graham, NC 27253

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 336-227-1365

Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flash Flood Warning

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