Weather Alert
Burke County, NC
Status: Alert Ended
Start: 5/24/22 4:29 AM
End: 5/24/22 7:30 AM
Dur: 03:01
Canceled 5/24/22 7:30 AM

Flood Advisory issued May 24 at 4:29AM EDT until May 24 at 7:30AM EDT by NWS Greenville-Spartanburg SC

* WHAT...
Hydrologic flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues.

* WHERE...
A portion of western North Carolina, including the following county, Burke.

* WHEN...
Until 730 AM EDT.

* IMPACTS...
At 430 AM...the John's River at Arneys Store had crested and was at a level of 11.96 feet and falling. This remains above the action stage of 8.5 feet. At 9 feet, PLAYMORE BEACH ROAD AND JOHNS RIVER ROAD AND OTHER BRIDGES OVER THE RIVER USUALLY BEGIN TO FLOOD NEAR THE CONFLUENCE OF WILSON CREEK AND JOHNS RIVER. AT 11.5 FEET, PARKING LOT OF THE BOAT RAMP AT NC 18/64 FLOODS ON CORPENING BRIDGE ROAD.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
- At 403 AM EDT, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated heavy rain Monday afternoon and evening. Minor flooding is ongoing in the advisory area. Between 0.8 and 1.5 inches of rain have fallen.
- Some locations that will experience flooding include...
mainly rural areas of Central Burke County along the John's River - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood



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