Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1003 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

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HENDERSON NC-
1003 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR URBAN AREAS AND SMALL STREAMS IN...
  CENTRAL HENDERSON COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 100 AM EST

* AT 956 PM EST...REPORTING RAIN GAUGES INDICATE UP TO THREE INCHES
  OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN ACROSS THE AREA SINCE EARLY THIS MORNING.
  RUNOFF FROM PREVIOUS HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CONTINUE INTO THE MUD
  CREEK RIVER BASIN THROUGH LATE THIS EVENING.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  HENDERSONVILLE...VALLEY HILL...EAST FLAT ROCK...LAUREL PARK...FLAT
  ROCK AND DANA.

* THE STREAM GAGE AT MUD CREEK SOUTH OF HENDERSONVILLE CONTINUES TO
  RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE. THE FLOOD STAGE IS 7.5 FEET AND THE
  CURRENT LEVEL IS 8.06 FEET. THE RIVER LEVEL WILL LIKELY CREST
  WITHIN THE NEXT COUPLE OF HOURS AND BEGIN TO FALL. SOUTH KING
  STREET...SOUTH GROVE STREET...AND SOUTH CENTER PLAZA WILL REMAIN
  FLOODED. ALSO...BUSINESSES WILL BE FLOODED AT THE INTERSECTION OF
  US 176/HWY 25.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES. DO NOT DRIVE AROUND BARRICADES
AND DO NOT DRIVE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. ONLY A
FEW INCHES OF RAPIDLY FLOWING WATER CAN CARRY AWAY YOUR VEHICLE. 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.

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LAT...LON 3535 8239 3528 8238 3527 8248 3534 8250

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KRENTZ


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