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Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 7:18 PM EDT on September 29, 2016

Expires 10:15 PM EDT on September 29, 2016


The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
a dam failure in...
northeastern Cumberland County in central North Carolina...
northwestern Sampson County in central North Carolina...

* until 715 PM EDT Friday

* at 715 PM EDT... the dam on Rhodes Lake near Godwin is being
overtopped and may be compromised. A failure of this dam is
possible and would result in flash flooding downstream along the
Black River.

The dam is located along U.S. Route 301 near Baggett Road and if the
dam failed water would surge southeast across U.S. Route 301 and
possibly across Interstate 95 and then downstream on the Black
River.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around... don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most
flood deaths occur in vehicles.

Move to higher ground now. Act quickly to protect your life.


Lat... Lon 3524 7861 3511 7861 3511 7867 3524 7867



414 PM EDT Thu Sep 29 2016

The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Harnett County in central North Carolina...
eastern Hoke County in central North Carolina...
Cumberland County in central North Carolina...
northwestern Sampson County in central North Carolina...

* until 1015 PM EDT Thursday

* at 410 PM EDT... emergency management officials reported continued
flooding including high water on multiple roads in portions of
Hoke... Cumberland... and southern Harnett County. Radar and
reporting gauges indicate that 5 to 10 inches of rain fell in this
area last night through this morning. Flooding is ongoing... with
numerous structures still threatened... and many roads are still
underwater or washed out in spots. Water levels in area creeks and
drainage ditches remain high or out of their banks. Any additional
rainfall through this evening will exacerbate any ongoing
flooding.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Fayetteville... Raeford... Lillington... Fort Bragg... Dunn... Godwin...
Pope AFB... Antioch... Hope Mills and Spring Lake.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around... don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.


Lat... Lon 3479 7844 3485 7850 3485 7883 3483 7890
      3490 7894 3495 7903 3483 7919 3484 7926
      3518 7917 3518 7913 3517 7913 3517 7910
      3519 7910 3521 7915 3523 7916 3537 7912
      3546 7864 3534 7855 3479 7836


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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:52 PM EDT on September 29, 2016

Expires 10:00 PM EDT on September 29, 2016


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 10 PM EDT this
evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of central North Carolina including the following
areas... Cumberland... Edgecombe... Harnett... Hoke... Johnston...
Lee... Moore... Richmond... Sampson... Scotland... Wayne and Wilson.

* Until 10 PM EDT this evening.

* Very heavy rainfall totalling as much as 6 to 10 inches fell
over portions of east central and southeast North Carolina since
yesterday... leading to saturated ground. Additional heavy rain
of one to three inches is possible across this area through
this evening... which could lead to new flooding or exacerbate
ongoing flooding.

* Additional rainfall amounts may worsen existing flooding from
last night's rains. Creeks... streams... and drainage ditches
may fill up and over their banks... potentially flooding nearby
roads and low 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.
Monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should
flash flood warnings be issued.



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