Sampson Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 3:51 PM EDT on October 04, 2015

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Monday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of central North Carolina... including the following
Anson... Cumberland... Hoke... Richmond... Sampson... Scotland...
and Wayne.

* Through 8 PM Monday evening.

* Periods of rain will continue over the watch area through
Monday. Additional rainfall amounts of around one to two inches
are possible.

* Soils are already saturated across the area. Any additional
rain will quickly run off and lead to flooding... especially
in low lying and poor drainage areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means conditions may become favorable for
flash flooding. Residents living in flood prone areas should
closely monitor the forecast and be prepared to take action if
flooding is observed or if flash flood warnings are issued.

Wind Advisory
Statement as of 3:54 PM EDT on October 04, 2015

... Wind Advisory now in effect until 8 PM EDT Monday...

* timing... strong gusty winds will continue through Monday.

* Winds... from the northeast at 10 to 20 mph... with gusts of 25
to 35 mph.

* Impacts... these winds may knock down trees... limbs... and
power lines... resulting in isolated power outages.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Falling trees and tree limbs result in numerous injuries and a
few fatalities each year in central North Carolina. If outside
during gusty winds... seek shelter indoors. Be aware of your
surroundings when driving as well.