Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
104 AM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

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MECKLENBURG NC-
104 AM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 145 AM EDT FOR
CENTRAL MECKLENBURG COUNTY...

AT 100 AM EDT...AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGES INDICATED HEAVY RAIN HAS
FALLEN OVER THE WARNED AREA.  LITTLE SUGAR CREEK CONTINUES TO RISE
AT ARCHDALE DRIVE AND MAY CREST NEAR FLOOD STAGE OF 12 FEET. AT
THIS STAGE SOME HOMES MAY BEGIN TO FLOOD.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
UPTOWN CHARLOTTE...CENTRAL CHARLOTTE...EAST CHARLOTTE...SOUTHWEST
CHARLOTTE...NORTHWEST CHARLOTTE...FREEDOM PARK...CHARLOTTE DOUGLAS
AIRPORT...THE PLAZA...HIDDEN VALLEY AND REEDY CREEK PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS
WATER-COVERED ROADWAYS...BRIDGES...OR LOW-LEVEL CROSSINGS. ONLY A FEW
INCHES OF RAPIDLY FLOWING WATER CAN CARRY AWAY YOUR VEHICLE. IT IS
NOT WORTH THE RISK. PLEASE TURN AROUND...DON`T 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 BY CALLING TOLL FREE...1...800...2 6 7...8 1 0 1...BY
POSTING ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE...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.

&&

LAT...LON 3529 8069 3510 8074 3512 8101 3533 8098

$$

ARK


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