FLOOD ADVISORY Davidson and Rowan counties

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
100 PM EST THU JAN 17 2013

NCC057-180500-
/DAVIDSON NC-
100 PM EST THU JAN 17 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR HEAVY RAINFALL AND MINOR FLOODING IN…
  NORTHWESTERN DAVIDSON COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA…

* UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST FRIDAY

TWO TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN OVER THE PAST 48 HOURS HAVE CAUSED THE
YADKIN RIVER TO RISE TO WITHIN A FEW FEET OF BANKFULL. WHILE THE
MAIN RIVER IS NOT EXPECTED TO REACH FLOOD STAGE…SMALLER STREAMS
THAT DRAIN INTO THE YADKIN ARE RUNNING HIGH AS WELL. THERE HAVE BEEN
REPORTS OF WATER ON ROADS IN NORTHWEST DAVIDSON COUNTY IN THE
HAMPTON ROADS…TYRO AND CHURCHLAND AREAS.

RAIN IS EXPECTED TO BECOME HEAVIER LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY
EVENING…AND ANOTHER 1 TO 1.5 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH MIDNIGHT.
THIS ADDITIONAL RAIN MAY CAUSE ROAD CLOSURES THROUGH MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT.