Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
359 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

...HEAVY RAIN THREAT NOW EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY...

.LITTLE CHANGE IS EXPECTED IN THE OVERALL WEATHER PATTERN THROUGH
SUNDAY...AS A BROAD UPPER TROUGH CONTINUES TO SUPPORT WIDESPREAD
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE VICINITY OF A STALLED STATIONARY
FRONT. EXCEPTIONALLY MOIST CONDITIONS ALOFT WILL ALLOW THESE
STORMS TO PRODUCE VERY HEAVY RAIN AT TIMES...AND CONDITIONS ARE
RIGHT FOR THESE STORMS TO AFFECT THE SAME AREAS REPEATEDLY. THE
FLASH FLOOD WATCH HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH SUNDAY.

GAZ018-026-028-029-NCZ063-SCZ001-004-041600-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
STEPHENS-FRANKLIN-HART-ELBERT-SOUTHERN JACKSON-OCONEE MOUNTAINS-
GREATER OCONEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TOCCOA...ROYSTON...LAVONIA...
FRANKLIN SPRINGS...CANON...HARTWELL...REED CREEK...ELBERTON...
CASHIERS...WALHALLA...WESTMINSTER...SENECA
359 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS
EXPANDED THE

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST GEORGIA...
  WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA AND UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...INCLUDING
  ELBERT...FRANKLIN...HART AND STEPHENS COUNTIES IN NORTHEAST
  GEORGIA. IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...THE SOUTHERN HALF OF
  JACKSON COUNTY. AND IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...ALL OF OCONEE
  COUNTY.

* THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING

* THE THREAT FOR HEAVY RAIN PRODUCING THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE
  TODAY AND REMAIN THROUGH SUNDAY. LOCALLY AN ADDITIONAL 2 OR 3
  INCHES OF RAIN MAY FALL ON TOP OF SOILS ALREADY SATURATED FROM
  RECENT RAINFALL.

* RIVERS AND STREAMS IN THE SOUTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS AND
  THE UPPER SAVANNAH RIVER VALLEY WILL RISE WITH THE ANTICIPATED
  RAINFALL THROUGH SUNDAY. PERIODS OF TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS WITH
  ANY THUNDERSTORMS MAY CAUSE RAPID RISES ALONG STREAMS AND
  CREEKS...AND ASSOCIATED FLASH FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

$$

GAZ010-017-NCZ048-051-052-058-059-062-041600-
/O.EXT.KGSP.FF.A.0002.000000T0000Z-150706T0000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
RABUN-HABERSHAM-MADISON-SWAIN-HAYWOOD-GRAHAM-NORTHERN JACKSON-
MACON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLAYTON...PINE MOUNTAIN...
MOUNTAIN CITY...CORNELIA...BALDWIN...DEMOREST...CLARKESVILLE...
MARS HILL...MARSHALL...HOT SPRINGS...BRYSON CITY...WAYNESVILLE...
CANTON...LAKE JUNALUSKA...ROBBINSVILLE...CULLOWHEE...SYLVA...
FRANKLIN...HIGHLANDS
359 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST GEORGIA AND WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN NORTHEAST GEORGIA...
  HABERSHAM AND RABUN COUNTIES. IN WESTERN NORTH
  CAROLINA...GRAHAM...HAYWOOD...MACON...MADISON...NORTHERN JACKSON
  AND SWAIN COUNTIES.

* THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING

* THE THREAT FOR HEAVY RAIN PRODUCING THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE
  THROUGH SUNDAY. LOCALLY AN ADDITIONAL 2 OR 3 INCHES OF RAIN MAY
  FALL ON TOP OF SOILS ALREADY SATURATED FROM RECENT RAINFALL.

* RIVERS AND STREAMS ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA AND
  NORTHEAST GEORGIA MOUNTAINS WILL RISE WITH THE ANTICIPATED
  RAINFALL THROUGH SATURDAY. PERIODS OF TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS
  WITH ANY THUNDERSTORMS MAY CAUSE RAPID RISES ALONG STREAMS AND
  CREEKS...AND ASSOCIATED FLASH FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

$$
WIMBERLEY



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