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
922 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  SOUTHWESTERN MECKLENBURG COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH
  CAROLINA...
  NORTHEASTERN YORK COUNTY IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 315 AM EDT

* AT 921 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING
  HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE
  FALLEN SINCE 800 PM EDT. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN
  SHORTLY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  FORT MILL...TEGA CAY...CLOVER...TOWN OF LAKE WYLIE...LESSLIE...
  CAROWINDS...STEELE CREEK...ROCK HILL...NEWPORT AND SOUTHWEST
  CHARLOTTE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

NUMEROUS ROADS...PARKING LOTS...AND BRIDGES WILL BE THREATENED BY
HEAVY RAIN AND RAPIDLY RISING STREAMS AND CREEKS. PLEASE PAY CLOSE
ATTENTION TO ROAD SIGNAGE INDICATING A FLOOD-PRONE AREA AND OBEY ALL
BARRICADES...EVEN IF WATER IS NOT CURRENTLY OVER THE ROAD. BARRICADES
ARE IN PLACE FOR YOUR PROTECTION AND INDICATE AREAS WHERE FLOODING
CAN OCCUR RAPIDLY AND WITHOUT WARNING.

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES. ONLY A FEW INCHES OF RAPIDLY
FLOWING WATER CAN CARRY AWAY YOUR VEHICLE. IT IS NOT WORTH THE RISK.
PLEASE TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

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

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE REPORT FLOOD WATERS OR LANDSLIDES
FLOWING OVER ROADS OR THREATENING PROPERTY TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG BY CALLING TOLL FREE...1...800...2
6 7...8 1 0 1...BY POSTING ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE...NWSGSP...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. YOUR REPORTS
ARE CRITICAL TO HELPING US VERIFY FLOOD EVENTS AND IMPROVE FUTURE
WARNINGS.

&&

LAT...LON 3490 8088 3489 8096 3516 8131 3515 8097
      3504 8090 3501 8091 3499 8089 3497 8088
      3496 8087 3493 8087 3492 8086

$$

TDP



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