Flash Flood Warning issued May 21 at 7:30AM EDT until May 21 at 9:15AM EDT by NWS Wilmington NC

CFPUA , Severe Weather Alerts

Message: Update
EVENT: Flash Flood Warning
The National Weather Service in Wilmington has extended the

* Flash Flood Warning for...
Northwestern Brunswick County in southeastern North Carolina...
East central Columbus County in southeastern North Carolina...

* Until 915 AM EDT.

* At 729 AM EDT, Doppler radar indicated redevelopment of showers
and thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area.
Flash flooding is already occurring.

HAZARD...Flash flooding caused by heavy showers and thunderstorms.

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...Flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas,
highways, streets and underpasses as well as other
drainage and low lying areas.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Honey Island.
Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.

A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring.
If you are in the warned area move to higher ground immediately.
Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate
precautions to protect life and property.
TARGET AREA: Columbus, NC; Brunswick, NC
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