... Flash Flood Watch in effect through late tonight...
The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a
* Flash Flood Watch for portions of southeast North Carolina and
northeast South Carolina... including the following in ...
southeast North Carolina... Bladen... coastal Brunswick...
coastal New Hanover... coastal Pender... Columbus... inland
Brunswick... inland New Hanover... inland Pender and Robeson. In
northeast South Carolina... coastal Georgetown... Darlington...
Dillon... Florence... inland Georgetown... Marion... Marlboro...
Williamsburg... coastal Horry and inland Horry.
* Through late tonight.
* Additional rainfall will average 1 to 2 inches across the watch
area. Higher amounts are possible where heavier showers
repeatedly move across the same general area. This rain will be
falling on saturated... to in some cases... flooded soils. This
will not only aggravate ongoing flooding... but may lead to
renewed areas of flooding.
* Smaller waterways may again flood. In more urban areas...
drainage systems may not be able to keep up where heavy rain is
persistent. Many large Stem rivers are already in flood from the
long duration of heavy rain not even a week ago. Additional
rainfall will likely slow their recession and prolong the
A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.
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Statement as of 3:45 AM EDT on October 10, 2015