Weather Alert
Catawba County, NC
Status: Alert Ended
Start: 5/23/24 7:05 PM
End: 5/23/24 9:05 PM
Dur: 02:00
Canceled 5/23/24 9:05 PM

Flood Advisory issued May 23 at 7:05PM EDT until May 23 at 10:00PM EDT by NWS Greenville-Spartanburg SC

* WHAT...
Flooding caused by excessive rainfall is expected.

* WHERE...
Northeastern Catawba County and west central Iredell County in North Carolina.

* WHEN...
Until 1000 PM EDT.

Nuisance flooding of low-lying areas adjacent to streams and other poor-drainage areas, including farmland, parks, greenways, boat-access areas, golf courses, underpasses, and parking lots. Isolated, shallow flows over roadways is possible.
A few flood-prone, low-water crossings may become impassible. A small culvert washout or two is possible.

- At 657 PM EDT, Doppler radar and automated gauges indicated torrential rain due to a slow-moving thunderstorms over small streams that feed the Catawba River near the Lake Norman Inlet just west of Troutman and south of Statesville.
Between 1 and 3 inches of rain have fallen over the past 60 minutes. Resultant excess runoff may result in nuisance flooding across the Advisory area.
The areas of primary concern include along Powder Spring Branch near Pineville Rd, Ball Creek near Hudson Chapel Rd, and Reeder Creek near Eufola.
An additional 1-1.5 of rain may occur across the Advisory area, especially closer to Stateville as the storms move across the city. This may cause additional areas of isolated to scattered areas of nuisance poor-drainage flooding to develop.
- Nuisance flooding may occur near or within the following locations...
Statesville, Troutman, Catawba, Lake Norman State Park, Lake Norman and Sherrills Ford.
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