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319 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH
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 areas, 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, Coastal Horry, Darlington,
Dillon, Florence, Inland Georgetown, Inland Horry, Marion,
Marlboro, and Williamsburg.
* From 8 AM EDT this morning through late tonight
* Showers and thunderstorms will continue to move across the area
from time to time through tonight. Some areas have seen 2-4
inches of rain already with an additional 2-4 inches and
isolated higher amounts possible.
* As the ground becomes saturated, the potential for flash
flooding will increase especially in areas of poor drainage.
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.