Flood Watch issued November 14 at 11:13AM EST until November 15 at 1:00PM EST by NWS Raleigh
Alamance; Chatham; Davidson; Durham; Edgecombe; Forsyth; Franklin; Granville; Guilford; Halifax; Harnett; Johnston; Lee; Montgomery; Moore; Nash; Orange; Person; Randolph; Stanly; Vance; Wake; Warren; Wayne; Wilson
...ANOTHER HEAVY RAIN EVENT ALONG WITH THE THREAT OF FLOODING IS
EXPECTED TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY...
.A deepening low pressure system over the Lower MS valley will
move northeast through the TN Valley through Thursday and then
exit off the Mid-Atlantic Coast Thursday night and into early
Friday. With soils already saturated, along with area river and
and streams already in flood, another round of widespread heavy
rainfall of 1 to 2 inches will likely result in additional
flooding across central NC tonight through Thursday.
...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...
The Flood Watch continues for
* A portion of central North Carolina, including the following
areas, Alamance, Anson, Chatham, Cumberland, Davidson, Durham,
Edgecombe, Forsyth, Franklin, Granville, Guilford, Halifax,
Harnett, Hoke, Johnston, Lee, Montgomery, Moore, Nash, Orange,
Person, Randolph, Richmond, Sampson, Scotland, Stanly, Vance,
Wake, Warren, Wayne, and Wilson.
* From 7 PM EST this evening through Thursday evening
* Rain is expected to overspread the region from the south this
evening and tonight. The rain is expected to continue through
much of Thursday. Heavy rain is expected with storm totals
forecast between 1.50 and 2 inches through Thursday.
* This heavy rain falling on saturated ground will runoff
quickly. Streams, creeks, lakes, and rivers were already
running high or are already in flood. This rain event will
create additional flooding or exacerbate the flooding already
A flood watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts. Monitor later forecasts and be alert for
possible flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding
should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.