Florence Continues to be Flood Threat

Posted by Kyle Brookings on Sunday, September 16, 2018

Florence has weakened into a Tropical Depression.

The storm is continuing to produce widespread heavy rain across North Carolina and parts of northern South Carolina.

Although the storms maximum winds have weakened to 55 km/h the storm continues to be a major flooding threat.

The NWS has issued several flash flood warnings across a large portion of southeastern North Carolina and portions of far northeastern South Carolina.

Flash flood watches are in effect across much of North Carolina, northern South Carolina and portions of Southwest Virginia.

Rainfall Forecast:
  • Southeastern North Carolina and far northeast South Carolina: 3 to 6 inches of rain with isolated maximum of 8 inches possible.
  • Central and Western North Carolina far northern South Carolina and far southwest Virginia: 5 to 10 inches of rain.
  • West-central Virginia: 2 to 4 inches, isolated 6 inches.
A few tornadoes remain possible across southeast North Carolina and northeastern South Carolina today and tonight.

The Team

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