CURRENT HYDROLOGIC CONDITIONS
CURRENT FLOOD/FLASHFLOOD WATCHES, WARNINGS AND STATEMENTS
Flood Watch : A Flood Watch is issued when flooding of creeks and streams is expected to
develop sometime over the next 24 hours.
Flood Warning : Issued when rapid increases of water levels along creeks, streams, and non
main-stem rivers is imminent, creating a serious threat to life and property.
Warning Flooding that does not occur rapidly and lasts longer than 6 hours. This product
can be issued for flooding along creeks as well as main-stem rivers.
Flood Statement : Issued to update conditions during a Flash Flood Warning.
Statement : Issued to update conditions during a Flood Warning. Also used to provide
information about areas of heavy rain.
Statement: Lake levels along the Catawba River.