Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
242 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

...FLASH FLOOD THREAT WILL PERSIST UNTIL EARLY EVENING ACROSS THE
EXTREME SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS...

.A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL SLOWLY MOVE EAST TOWARD THE
APPALACHIANS THROUGH EVENING...TRIGGERING INCREASED COVERAGE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE MOUNTAINS. ANY HEAVY RAINFALL
FROM THESE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL FALL ON GROUND ALREADY
MOISTENED FROM RAINFALL OVER THE PAST SEVERAL DAYS. FLASH FLOODING
COULD RESULT IN LOCATIONS REPEATEDLY AFFECTED BY SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH EARLY EVENING.

GAZ010-017-NCZ048-051-052-058-059-062-063-060000-
/O.CON.KGSP.FF.A.0002.000000T0000Z-150706T0000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
RABUN-HABERSHAM-MADISON-SWAIN-HAYWOOD-GRAHAM-NORTHERN JACKSON-
MACON-SOUTHERN JACKSON-
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...CASHIERS
242 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

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

* UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING

* THE THREAT FOR HEAVY RAIN PRODUCING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
  WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING. RAINFALL RATES IN
  EXCESS OF ONE INCH PER HOUR WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH ANY HEAVY
  SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE EXTREME SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS
  THROUGH EARLY EVENING. THIS RAINFALL WILL AFFECT LOCATIONS
  WHERE THE GROUND IS ALREADY NEARLY SATURATED FROM RECENT RAIN.

* RIVERS AND STREAMS IN THE SOUTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS AND
  THE EXTREME NORTHEAST GEORGIA MOUNTAINS WILL RISE WITH THE
  EXPECTED RAINFALL. PERIODS OF HEAVY 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.

&&

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