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Flood Warning

Status

New Event Expired

Start Time

Thu 10/11/2018 01:36 PM EDT

End Time

Fri 10/12/2018 04:54 AM EDT

Significance

Warning

Impacts

High impact

Locations Affected

North Wilkesboro, NC ∙ Wilkesboro, NC ∙ Cricket, NC ∙ Fairplains, NC

Headline

...The National Weather Service Blacksburg Va has issued a Flood Warning for the following rivers in North Carolina...
Yadkin River At Wilkesboro affecting Wilkes County Yadkin River At Elkin affecting Surry and Yadkin Counties
Very heavy rains associated with the remains of Hurricane Michael will drive stages on the Yadkin River above flood stage this afternoon. Much of the heaviest rain of 3 to 4 inches has fallen below W. Kerr Scott Reservoir causing very rapid rises on the Yadkin.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
Do not drive through flooded areas...the water may be much deeper than you think.
Listen to noaa weather radio or your favorite media outlet for later statements or warnings.
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Full Alert Message

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED FLOOD WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA 137 PM EDT Thu Oct 11 2018 ...The National Weather Service Blacksburg Va has issued a Flood Warning for the following rivers in North Carolina... Yadkin River At Wilkesboro affecting Wilkes County Yadkin River At Elkin affecting Surry and Yadkin Counties Very heavy rains associated with the remains of Hurricane Michael will drive stages on the Yadkin River above flood stage this afternoon. Much of the heaviest rain of 3 to 4 inches has fallen below W. Kerr Scott Reservoir causing very rapid rises on the Yadkin. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Do not drive through flooded areas...the water may be much deeper than you think. Listen to noaa weather radio or your favorite media outlet for later statements or warnings. && NCC193-120536- /O.NEW.KRNK.FL.W.0045.181011T1736Z-181012T0854Z/ /WKSN7.1.ER.181011T1736Z.181011T1800Z.181011T2054Z.NO/ 137 PM EDT Thu Oct 11 2018 The National Weather Service in Blacksburg Va has issued a * Flood Warning for the Yadkin River At Wilkesboro * from this afternoon until late tonight * At 01PM Thursday the stage was 12.7 feet. * Flood Stage is 14.0 feet. * Minor flooding is forecast. * Forecast...Rise above flood stage by this afternoon and continue to rise to near 15.5 feet by this afternoon.The river will fall below flood stage by late this afternoon. * Impact...at 16.0 feet...Water continues to overflow the left bank covering local agricultural land and reaching the end of Wilkesboro Avenue. && LAT...LON 3611 8121 3617 8124 3624 8105 3617 8099