Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
253 PM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

...PERIODS OF HEAVY RAINFALL TO AFFECT THE EXTREME SOUTHERN
APPALACHIANS TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY...

.LOW PRESSURE WEST OF THE APPALACHIANS WILL INTERACT WITH A VERY
MOIST ATMOSPHERE OVER THE REGION TO PRODUCE PERIODS OF
THUNDERSTORMS AND HEAVY RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH SATURDAY. THIS
ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL WILL IMPACT LOCATIONS THAT HAVE ALREADY
BEEN MOISTENED BY HEAVY RAINFALL OVER THE PAST COUPLE OF DAYS.
FLASH FLOODING COULD RESULT QUICKLY FROM ANY PERSISTENT HEAVY
DOWNPOURS.

GAZ010-017-NCZ048-051-052-058-059-062-040400-
/O.NEW.KGSP.FF.A.0002.150703T2000Z-150705T0000Z/
/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
253 PM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED
A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH 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 SATURDAY EVENING

* SEVERAL ROUNDS OF THUNDERSTORMS AND HEAVY RAIN SHOWERS WILL
  IMPACT THE EXTREME SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS TONIGHT THROUGH
  SATURDAY. THESE HEAVY SHOWERS WILL LIKELY PRODUCE 2 TO 3 INCH
  RAINFALL TOTALS THROUGH THE PERIOD...WITH THIS RAIN FALLING ON
  SOIL ALREADY SATURATED FROM RECENT RAINFALL.

* RIVERS AND STREAMS ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS
  AND THE NORTHEAST GEORGIA MOUNTAINS WILL STEADILY 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.

&&

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