Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1133 PM EDT SUN AUG 23 2015

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BURKE NC-CATAWBA NC-
1133 PM EDT SUN AUG 23 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  SOUTHEASTERN BURKE COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  CENTRAL CATAWBA COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 130 AM EDT

* AT 1129 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA...AND AS MUCH AS TWO INCHES
  OF RAIN MAY FALL FROM AROUND HICKORY WESTWARD TO VALDESE AND
  SALEM.

FLOOD PRONE LOCALES IN ADVISORY AREA INCLUDE LOW LYING AREAS NEAR
LYLE...FRYE CREEKS AND HERMAN BRANCH...INCLUDING PARTS OF SPRINGS
ROAD NEAR THE LUTHERAN HOME AND PARTS OF 20TH STREET
NORTHEAST...NORTH OF HIGHLAND AVENUE...NORTH CENTER STREET BETWEEN
FIRST AND THIRD AVENUE AND IN THE LONGVIEW AREA...23RD AND 19TH
STREETS. A CULVERT UNDER 5TH STREET NORTHEAST AT THE INTERSECTION OF
23RD AVENUE PLACE NORTHEAST MAY BECOME OVERWHELMED...ALLOWING A
SMALL TRIBUTARY OF FALLING CREEK TO FLOOD ADJACENT YARDS.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  HICKORY...NEWTON...ST. STEPHENS...CONOVER...LONGVIEW...VALDESE...
  ICARD...HILDEBRAN...CONNELLY SPRINGS AND RUTHERFORD COLLEGE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN AREAS...
HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES...AS WELL AS OTHER POOR DRAINAGE
AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED
ROADS. TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

PLEASE REPORT FLOOD WATER FLOWING OVER ROADS OR THREATENING
PROPERTY...OR LANDSLIDES TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE
SPARTANBURG BY CALLING TOLL FREE...1...800...2 6 7...8 1 0 1...OR BY
POSTING ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE...OR TWEET IT USING HASHTAG NWSGSP. YOUR
MESSAGE SHOULD DESCRIBE THE EVENT AND THE SPECIFIC LOCATION WHERE IT
OCCURRED.

&&

LAT...LON 3582 8114 3567 8119 3562 8127 3561 8151
      3569 8166 3579 8158 3579 8157 3578 8155
      3579 8145 3577 8144 3576 8138 3577 8135
      3580 8134

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