Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
254 AM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT...

.MOIST SOUTHEAST FLOW INTO THE MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS OF THE
WESTERN CAROLINAS AND NORTHEAST GEORGIA IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE
THIS MORNING AS AN UPPER LEVEL SYSTEM CROSSES FROM THE WEST.
PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY
ACROSS THE AREA...INCREASING THE CHANCE OF FLASH FLOODING.

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SCZ001>007-010>012-019-011600-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
RABUN-HABERSHAM-STEPHENS-FRANKLIN-HART-ELBERT-AVERY-MADISON-
YANCEY-MITCHELL-SWAIN-HAYWOOD-BUNCOMBE-GRAHAM-NORTHERN JACKSON-
MACON-SOUTHERN JACKSON-TRANSYLVANIA-HENDERSON-CALDWELL MOUNTAINS-
GREATER CALDWELL-BURKE MOUNTAINS-GREATER BURKE-MCDOWELL MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN MCDOWELL-RUTHERFORD MOUNTAINS-GREATER RUTHERFORD-
POLK MOUNTAINS-EASTERN POLK-OCONEE MOUNTAINS-PICKENS MOUNTAINS-
GREENVILLE MOUNTAINS-GREATER OCONEE-GREATER PICKENS-
GREATER GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG-ANDERSON-ABBEVILLE-LAURENS-
GREENWOOD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLAYTON...CLARKESVILLE...TOCCOA...
HARTWELL...ELBERTON...NEWLAND...SPRUCE PINE...CHEROKEE...
BRYSON CITY...WAYNESVILLE...ASHEVILLE...SYLVA...FRANKLIN...
BREVARD...HENDERSONVILLE...LENOIR...MORGANTON...MARION...
LAKE LURE...RUTHERFORD...COLUMBUS...GREENVILLE...SPARTANBURG...
ANDERSON...ABBEVILLE...LAURENS...GREENWOOD
254 AM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST GEORGIA...WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA AND
  UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN
  NORTHEAST GEORGIA...ELBERT...FRANKLIN...HABERSHAM...HART...
  RABUN AND STEPHENS. IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...AVERY...BURKE
  MOUNTAINS...BUNCOMBE...CALDWELL MOUNTAINS...EASTERN MCDOWELL...
  EASTERN POLK...GREATER BURKE...GREATER CALDWELL... GREATER
  RUTHERFORD...GRAHAM...HAYWOOD...HENDERSON...MCDOWELL
  MOUNTAINS...MACON...MADISON...MITCHELL...NORTHERN JACKSON...
  POLK MOUNTAINS...RUTHERFORD MOUNTAINS...SOUTHERN JACKSON...
  SWAIN...TRANSYLVANIA AND YANCEY. IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...
  ABBEVILLE...ANDERSON...GREATER GREENVILLE...GREATER OCONEE...
  GREATER PICKENS...GREENVILLE MOUNTAINS...GREENWOOD...
  LAURENS...OCONEE MOUNTAINS...PICKENS MOUNTAINS AND
  SPARTANBURG.

* UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY.

* MOIST SOUTHEAST FLOW AND A STATIONARY BOUNDARY ACROSS CENTRAL
  SOUTH CAROLINA WILL SUPPORT THE POTENTIAL FOR PROLONGED HEAVY
  RAINFALL ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. ADDITIONALLY...EMBEDDED
  THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE WHICH WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  RAINFALL RATES EXCEEDING 2 INCHES PER HOUR IN ISOLATED
  LOCATIONS.

* WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO RISE IN STREAMS AND CREEKS ACROSS
  THE WARNED AREA. POORLY DRAINED URBAN AREAS...AND LOW LYING
  AREAS NEAR STREAMS AND CREEKS...WILL BE ESPECIALLY VULNERABLE TO
  FLOODING. PONDING OF WATER ON ROADS WILL BE POSSIBLE AS WELL.
  THE UPSTATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA WILL HAVE A HIGHER CHANCE OF
  FLOODING DUE TO ANTECEDENT CONDITIONS. THE PRECIPITATION SHOULD
  ALSO BECOME MORE CONTINUOUS ACROSS THE BLUE RIDGE LATER THIS
  MORNING.

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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KRENTZ




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