Morganton, NC (28655)

8:56 PM EDT on May 24, 2017 (GMT -0400)
Burkemont | | Change Station

Elev 1188 ft 35.73 °N, 81.69 °W | Updated 32 seconds ago

Rain
Rain
60.3 °F
Feels Like 60.3 °F
N
0.0
Wind Variable Wind from West
Gusts 0.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.56 in
Visibility 4.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 700 ft
Mostly Cloudy 1800 ft
Mostly Cloudy 3700 ft
Dew Point 60 °F
Humidity 99%
Rainfall 0.72 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:15 AM 8:32 PM
Waning Crescent, 1% visible
METAR KMRN 250040Z AUTO 22004KT 4SM RA SCT007 BKN018 BKN037 16/16 A2956 RMK AO2 P0056 T01560156
Pressure 29.56 in
Visibility 4.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 700 ft
Mostly Cloudy 1800 ft
Mostly Cloudy 3700 ft
Dew Point 60 °F
Humidity 99%
Rainfall 0.72 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:15 AM 8:32 PM
Waning Crescent, 1% visible
METAR KMRN 250040Z AUTO 22004KT 4SM RA SCT007 BKN018 BKN037 16/16 A2956 RMK AO2 P0056 T01560156

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Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 8:26 PM EDT May. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* flood advisory for...
western Caldwell County in western North Carolina...
northwestern Burke County in western North Carolina...

* until 1130 PM EDT

* at 825 PM EDT, isolated heavy rain continues to fall across the
advisory area, primarily near Glen Alpine and Morganton. However,
the majority of the rainfall has already occurred with 6 hour
accumulations of one to three inches. An additional inch of rain
is possible in the eastern portions of the advisory area over
the next hour.

* Scattered, nuisance stream flooding is ongoing and will continue,
including along:
Johns River, Mulberry creek, cold Water Creek, Warrior Fork,
Wilson Creek, Canoe Creek, Irish Creek, Russell creek,
thunderhole creek, and Linville River.

* The following streamgauge will exceed action stage:
Johns River 6 N Morganton at arney's store
current stage: 8.30 feet
action stage: 8.50 feet
forecasted crest: below 9.50 feet
impacts:
.At 9.00 feet, playmore beach Road and Johns River Rd
and other bridges over Johns River and adjacent tributaries
may begin to flood near the Wilson Creek confluence.
.at 8.5 feet, flooding in Collettsville is possible including along
Adako Road and Coffey Road.

* The following streamgauges is rapidly rising and may exceed
action stage:
Mulberry creek at Collettsville

* some locations that will experience flooding include...
Morganton, Glen Alpine, Edgemont, Collettsville, Globe, Upton,
Oak Hill and Drexel.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Turn around, dont drown.

Please report flood water flowing over roads or threatening property,
or landslides to the National Weather Service by calling toll free,
1, 800, 2 6 7, 8 1 0 1, or by posting on our facebook Page, or tweet
it using hashtag nwsgsp. Your message should describe the event and
the specific location where it occurred.


Lat... Lon 3612 8165 3591 8153 3581 8163 3572 8165
      3569 8186 3572 8187 3581 8199 3585 8192
      3592 8191 3596 8181 3607 8174 3611 8180


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756 PM EDT Wed may 24 2017

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 10 PM EDT this
evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of North Carolina and upstate South Carolina,
including the following areas, in North Carolina, Alexander,
Burke mountains, Cabarrus, Caldwell mountains, Catawba,
Cleveland, Davie, eastern McDowell, eastern Polk, Gaston,
greater Burke, greater Caldwell, greater Rutherford, Iredell,
Lincoln, McDowell Mountains, Mecklenburg, Rowan, Rutherford
mountains, and Union. In upstate South Carolina, Abbeville,
Cherokee, Chester, Greenwood, Laurens, Spartanburg, Union, and
York.

* Until 10 PM EDT this evening

* showers and thunderstorms moving east across the foothills and
Piedmont of western North Carolina this evening will produce
localized one half to one inch rainfall amounts. This rain
falling on saturated ground may quickly produce flooding in
affected areas.

* Due to the widespread rain that has fallen over much of this
area since the past weekend, the ground is near saturation and
stream levels are already running above normal. It will not
take much additional rainfall to produce flash flooding along
smaller creeks and streams. Main Stem rivers and their
associated tributaries will also rise gradually, and some
minor flooding will be possible along these streams.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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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