Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
619 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  NORTHEASTERN AVERY COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 915 PM EDT

* AT 617 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING
  VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. UP TO TWO INCHES OF
  RAIN HAS FALLEN SINCE 5 PM EDT. RAINFALL WILL CONTINUE OVER AND
  NEAR THE BANNER ELK AREA AT RATES OF 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR
  THROUGH AT LEAST 730 PM. FLASH FLOODING IS LIKELY TO BEGIN SHORTLY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  BANNER ELK...ELK PARK...BEECH MOUNTAIN IN AVERY COUNTY...
  SUGAR MOUNTAIN AND SEVEN DEVILS. FLASH FLOODING IS LIKELY ALONG
  HANGING ROCK CREEK...LEROY CREEK...
  AND CURTIS CREEK IN THE BANNER ELK AREA AS WELL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS
WATER-COVERED ROADWAYS...BRIDGES...OR LOW-LEVEL CROSSINGS. ONLY A FEW
INCHES OF RAPIDLY FLOWING WATER CAN CARRY AWAY YOUR VEHICLE. IT IS
NOT WORTH THE RISK. PLEASE TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE REPORT FLOOD WATERS OR LANDSLIDES
FLOWING OVER ROADS OR THREATENING PROPERTY TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE BY CALLING TOLL FREE...1...800...2 6 7...8 1 0 1...BY
POSTING ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE...OR VIA TWITTER USING HASHTAG NWSGSP.
YOUR MESSAGE SHOULD DESCRIBE THE EVENT AND THE SPECIFIC LOCATION
WHERE IT OCCURRED...INCLUDING ROADWAYS...NEARBY CROSS
STREETS...STREAM NAMES AND OTHER LANDMARKS.

&&

LAT...LON 3624 8190 3623 8191 3621 8190 3619 8188
      3619 8186 3616 8183 3612 8181 3611 8194
      3616 8199 3625 8190

$$

HG


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