Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
549 PM EDT TUE MAY 31 2016

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CHEROKEE SC-
549 PM EDT TUE MAY 31 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  NORTHEASTERN CHEROKEE COUNTY IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 745 PM EDT

* AT 547 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN FLOODING AND RAPID RISES ON
  SMALL STREAMS IN THE ADVISORY AREA. UP TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN HAVE
  FALLEN SINCE 430 PM.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  BLACKSBURG AND CHEROKEE FALLS.

* IN PARTICULAR, CREEKS THAT DRAIN THE BLACKSBURG AREA, SUCH AS
  DOOLITTLE CREEK AND CANOE CREEK...AND OTHER SMALL STREAMS THAT
  FEED INTO THE LOWER PART OF BUFFALO CREEK AND THE BROAD RIVER...
  WILL RISE TO BANKFULL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 3511 8148 3504 8151 3508 8157 3512 8158
      3517 8153 3514 8149

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