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By WCHL News Posted June 7, 2013 at 8:25 am
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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
545 AM EDT FRI JUN 7 2013

PERSON-GRANVILLE-VANCE-WARREN-FORSYTH-GUILFORD-
ALAMANCE-ORANGE-DURHAM-FRANKLIN-DAVIDSON-RANDOLPH-
CHATHAM-WAKE-STANLY-MONTGOMERY-MOORE-LEE-HARNETT-
ANSON-RICHMOND-SCOTLAND-HOKE

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

BANDS OF HEAVY RAIN ASSOCIATED WITH TROPICAL STORM ANDREA WILL
AFFECT THE REGION THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. RAINFALL AMOUNTS ONE AND
A HALF TO THREE INCHES ARE PROBABLE WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

ISOLATED SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH EARLY EVENING. THE MAIN SEVERE WEATHER HAZARDS WILL BE
LOCALLY DAMAGING WINDS AND HAIL TO THE SIZE OF QUARTERS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT ANY SEVERE OR
SIGNIFICANT WEATHER IMMEDIATELY TO THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE.

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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
329 PM EDT THU JUN 6 2013

...TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS EXPECTED OVER CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA THROUGH FRIDAY...

.A WARM FRONT MOVING NORTHWARD THROUGH CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA
THURSDAY BROUGHT NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...
PRODUCING LOCALLY HEAVY DOWNPOURS AND RAINFALL AMOUNTS AROUND
A HALF INCH. AN AREA OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN ASSOCIATED WITH
TROPICAL STORM ANDREA WILL OVERSPREAD CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA
FROM THE SOUTH TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL
AMOUNTS OF ONE AND TWO INCHES IN LESS THAN TWO HOURS ARE POSSIBLE.
THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING ON CREEKS...
STREAMS... AND IN POOR DRAINAGE AREAS.

PERSON-GRANVILLE-VANCE-WARREN-HALIFAX-ALAMANCE-ORANGE-DURHAM-
FRANKLIN-NASH-EDGECOMBE-CHATHAM-WAKE-JOHNSTON-WILSON-LEE-
HARNETT-WAYNE-CUMBERLAND-SAMPSON

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROXBORO...OXFORD...HENDERSON...WARRENTON...
ROANOKE RAPIDS...BURLINGTON...CHAPEL HILL...DURHAM...LOUISBURG...
NASHVILLE...ROCKY MOUNT...PITTSBORO...RALEIGH...SMITHFIELD...WILSON...
SANFORD...LILLINGTON...GOLDSBORO...FAYETTEVILLE...CLINTON

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS EXPANDED THE

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE A PORTION OF CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...ALAMANCE...CHATHAM...CUMBERLAND...
DURHAM...EDGECOMBE...FRANKLIN...GRANVILLE...HALIFAX...HARNETT...
JOHNSTON...LEE...NASH...ORANGE...PERSON...SAMPSON...VANCE...
WAKE...WARREN...WAYNE AND WILSON.

* THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

* WIDESPREAD RAIN AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL OCCUR
TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY. STORM TOTAL RAINFALL OF ONE AND
A HALF TO THREE INCHES IS EXPECTED. RAINFALL RATES OF ONE
INCH PER HOUR ARE POSSIBLE. THIS RAINFALL IN A SHORT PERIOD
OF TIME COULD LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. IN ADDITION...URBAN
FLOODING MAY OCCUR IN POOR DRAINAGE AREAS SUCH AS
HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION SITES...AND RAILROAD AND HIGHWAY
UNDERPASSES.

* FLOODING ON CREEKS AND STREAMS IN THE WATCH AREA IS
POSSIBLE. CONSIDERABLE STREET FLOODING... ESPECIALLY IN
AREAS OF POOR DRAINAGE AND IN LOW LYING AREAS...
CAN BE EXPECTED... MAKING DRIVING HAZARDOUS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP
THAT LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY
DANGEROUS SITUATION. REMEMBER TO NEVER DRIVE THROUGH
AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROAD.
EVERYONE ACROSS THE AREA SHOULD MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS... AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD
FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
428 AM EDT THU JUN 6 2013
PERSON-GRANVILLE-VANCE-WARREN-HALIFAX-ALAMANCE-
ORANGE-DURHAM- FRANKLIN-NASH-EDGECOMBE-CHATHAM-
WAKE-JOHNSTON-WILSON-LEE-HARNETT- WAYNE-
CUMBERLAND-SAMPSON

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA.

DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL PRODUCE
HEAVY DOWNPOURS LEADING TO RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF
AN INCH IN LESS THAN AN HOUR. THIS MAY RESULT IN
MINOR FLOODING OF STREETS AND POOR DRAINAGE.
ALSO PONDING OF WATER ON THE HIGHWAYS MAY LEAD
TO HYDROPLANING IF VEHICLES ARE TRAVELING TOO FAST.

DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED
FRIDAY AS TROPICAL STORM ANDREA MOVES NORTHEAST
OVER THE COASTAL PLAIN. STORM TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS
OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE EXPECTED OVER THE COASTAL PLAIN
WITH LOCALLY 5 INCHES POSSIBLE. A FLASH FLOOD WATCH
MAY NEED TO BE ISSUED LATER TODAY FOR TONIGHT AND
FRIDAY ONCE THE TRACK OF ANDREA BECOMES MORE CERTAIN.
IN ADDITION... GUSTY WINDS FRIDAY MAY REACH 35 MPH IN THE
COASTAL PLAIN. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT.

SKYWARN SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT RAINFALL
AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF TWO INCHES AS WELL AS ANY OTHER
SEVERE OR SIGNIFICANT WEATHER IMMEDIATELY TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.
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