Flash Flood Watch
- Areas affected:
- Mainland Dare, NC
Martin-Washington-Tyrrell-Mainland Dare-Beaufort-Mainland Hyde-
Outer Banks Dare-Outer Banks Hyde-
Including the cities of Williamston, Robersonville, Oak City,
Jamesville, Plymouth, Roper, Creswell, Columbia, Gum Neck,
Manns Harbor, Stumpy Point, East Lake, Washington, Chocowinity,
Belhaven, Bath, Aurora, Engelhard, Fairfield, Ponzer, Scranton,
Swanquarter, Kitty Hawk, Nags Head, Manteo, Rodanthe, Buxton,
Hatteras Village, and Ocracoke
256 AM EST Thu Dec 13 2018
…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
The National Weather Service in Newport/Morehead City has issued
* Flash Flood Watch for a portion of eastern North Carolina,
including the following areas, Beaufort, Mainland Dare,
Mainland Hyde, Martin, Outer Banks Dare, Outer Banks Hyde,
Tyrrell, and Washington.
* From Friday afternoon through Saturday afternoon
* Heavy rain is expected to develop over the area Friday afternoon
and continue into Saturday. Storm total rainfall is expected to
range from 2 to 4 inches, with localized higher amounts.
* This rainfall could produce flash flooding, particularly in poor
drainage areas near creeks, streams and ditches. Street flooding
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.