Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
341 AM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

...FLASH FLOOD THREAT REMAINS ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE SOUTHERN
APPALACHIANS AND UPPER SAVANNAH RIVER VALLEY TODAY...

.A CLOSED UPPER LOW WILL SLOWLY SLIDE EAST ACROSS THE REGION TODAY
PROVIDING CONTINUED UPPER LEVEL SUPPORT FOR SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. AREAS ALONG THE SPINE OF THE APPALACHIANS INTO THE
UPPER SAVANNAH RIVER VALLEY REGION OF NORTHEAST GEORGIA AND
UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA HAVE EXPERIENCED MULTIPLE ROUNDS OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE PAST 48 HOURS. ANTECEDENT
CONDITIONS OVER THESE AREAS WARRANT CONTINUATION OF FLASH FLOOD
WATCH THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
RABUN-HABERSHAM-STEPHENS-FRANKLIN-HART-ELBERT-MADISON-SWAIN-
HAYWOOD-GRAHAM-NORTHERN JACKSON-MACON-SOUTHERN JACKSON-
OCONEE MOUNTAINS-GREATER OCONEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLAYTON...PINE MOUNTAIN...
MOUNTAIN CITY...CORNELIA...BALDWIN...DEMOREST...CLARKESVILLE...
TOCCOA...ROYSTON...LAVONIA...FRANKLIN SPRINGS...CANON...
HARTWELL...REED CREEK...ELBERTON...MARS HILL...MARSHALL...
HOT SPRINGS...BRYSON CITY...WAYNESVILLE...CANTON...
LAKE JUNALUSKA...ROBBINSVILLE...CULLOWHEE...SYLVA...FRANKLIN...
HIGHLANDS...CASHIERS...WALHALLA...WESTMINSTER...SENECA
341 AM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

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...GRAHAM...
  HAYWOOD...MACON...MADISON...NORTHERN JACKSON...SOUTHERN
  JACKSON AND SWAIN. IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...GREATER OCONEE
  AND OCONEE MOUNTAINS.

* THROUGH THIS EVENING

* THE THREAT FOR HEAVY RAIN PRODUCING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
  WILL CONTINUE TODAY. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF 2 OR 3 INCHES WILL
  BE POSSIBLE IN THE PARTS OF THE WATCH AREA... AND THIS RAINFALL
  WILL AFFECT LOCATIONS WHERE THE GROUND IS ALREADY SATURATED FROM
  RECENT RAIN.

* RIVERS AND STREAMS IN THE SOUTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS
  AND THE UPPER SAVANNAH RIVER VALLEY WILL RISE WITH THE
  ANTICIPATED 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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CDG



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