Louisburg, NC (27549)

6:42 PM EDT on April 24, 2017 (GMT -0400)
Franklin County | | Change Station

Elev 371 ft 36.01 °N, 78.33 °W | Updated 7 minutes ago

Rain
Rain
59 °F
Feels Like 59 °F
N
10
Wind Variable Wind from NNE
Gusts 18 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.77 in
Visibility 4.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 500 ft
Dew Point 59 °F
Humidity 100%
Rainfall 1.87 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:28 AM 7:54 PM
Waning Crescent, 4% visible
METAR KLHZ 242235Z AUTO 02009G16KT 4SM +RA OVC005 15/15 A2977 RMK AO2 P0011
Pressure 29.77 in
Visibility 4.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 500 ft
Dew Point 59 °F
Humidity 100%
Rainfall 1.87 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:28 AM 7:54 PM
Waning Crescent, 4% visible
METAR KLHZ 242235Z AUTO 02009G16KT 4SM +RA OVC005 15/15 A2977 RMK AO2 P0011

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Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning
Issued: 10:41 AM EDT Apr. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Tar River at Louisburg.
* From Wednesday afternoon to late Wednesday night, or until the
warning is cancelled.
* At 9:45 am Monday the stage was 5.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Impact... at 20.0 feet, minor flood stage. Banks overflow at Main
Street. River Bend Park is flooded and storm drains are inundated
along the river.
* Impact... at 18.0 feet, bankfull in the vicinity of Main Street.
Minor flooding begins in River Bend Park 0.1 miles upstream of Main
Street.



The following are the latest observations and 7 am forecast stages
for the next several days.


                 Fld observed forecast 7 am
location stg stg day time Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat

Tar River
Louisburg 20 5.6 Mon 10 am 13.6 19.1 17.3 11.5 8.2



Lat... Lon 3616 7835 3611 7828 3595 7818 3590 7820
          3606 7830 3613 7838




Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 3:52 PM EDT Apr. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Tuesday morning...

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.

* Through Tuesday morning.

* Widespread rain will continue over central North Carolina
through tonight. Rainfall amounts since last night of 1 to 3
inches have been common, and additional rainfall of one and a
half to 3 inches of rain is expected through tonight, with
locally higher amounts possible.

* Flooding of creeks and drainage ditches can be expected. Water
levels in main Stem rivers will continue to rise through
tonight, particularly the Yadkin, haw, Neuse, tar, and Cape
Fear.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Monitor NOAA Weather Radio or your local media outlet for the
latest forecasts and warnings. Residents in flood prone areas
should prepare for the possibility of flooding today into
tonight.




Special Statement
Issued: 6:08 PM EDT Apr. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Downed trees and powerlines possible tonight...

Persistent rain has saturated the ground, making it quite soggy.
Meanwhile, brisk northeast winds are probable tonight as an area
of low pressure moves northward over eastern North Carolina. Wind
gusts 20 to 25 mph are possible. These winds can easily topple
trees with shallow or weakened roots due to the soggy soil. Some
of these trees may fall on powerlines, resulting in sporadic
power outages.

The winds and the rain are expected to subside close to daybreak
Tuesday.




608 PM EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

... Downed trees and powerlines possible tonight...

Persistent rain has saturated the ground, making it quite soggy.
Meanwhile, brisk northeast winds are probable tonight as an area
of low pressure moves northward over eastern North Carolina. Wind
gusts 20 to 25 mph are possible. These winds can easily topple
trees with shallow or weakened roots due to the soggy soil. Some
of these trees may fall on powerlines, resulting in sporadic
power outages.

The winds and the rain are expected to subside close to daybreak
Tuesday.