Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1115 AM EDT MON JUL 21 2014

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GASTON NC-MECKLENBURG NC-YORK SC-
1115 AM EDT MON JUL 21 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR NORTHEASTERN YORK...
SOUTHWESTERN MECKLENBURG AND EASTERN GASTON COUNTIES UNTIL 100 PM
EDT...

AT 1111 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE WARNED AREA.
AUTOMATED RAIN GAGES REPORTED AS MUCH AS 6 INCHES OF RAIN HAD FALLEN
ACROSS FAR NORTHEAST YORK COUNTY JUST WEST OF LAKE WYLIE.

HEAVY RAIN PRODUCING STORMS WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE
WARNED AREA THROUGH MIDDAY.

AMONG THE FLOOD PRONE LOCALES IN THE WARNED AREA...FLOODING IS
LIKELY TO DEVELOP ALONG BEAVERDAM AND CROWDERS CREEKS...ESPECIALLY
ALONG HIGHWAYS 557...55 AND 49...AFFECTING PARTS OF HAMMOND CHURCH
AND RHEMA CHURCH ROADS. IN ADDITION...CREEKS FEEDING THE SOUTH FORK
CATAWBA IN EASTERN GASTON COUNTY WILL RISE RAPIDLY AND URBAN RUNOFF
ISSUES WILL BE SEEN ACROSS THE I-85 CORRIDOR FROM GASTONIA TO THE
CATAWBA RIVER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER TO NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER
COVERS THE ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR
CAR TO CROSS SAFELY.

&&

LAT...LON 3498 8124 3541 8125 3540 8096 3524 8090
      3509 8091 3496 8087

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