Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
758 PM EDT THU MAY 28 2015

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SPARTANBURG SC-
758 PM EDT THU MAY 28 2015

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 830 PM EDT FOR
SPARTANBURG COUNTY...

AT 756 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR AND AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGES INDICATED
THAT HEAVY RAIN TOTALING 2 TO 3 INCHES HAS FALLEN OVER THE WARNED
AREA IN THE LAST 2 HOURS.  FLASH FLOODING IS ALREADY OCCURRING.
LITTLE ADDITIONAL RAINFALL IN EXPECTED THROUGH THE NEXT FEW HOURS.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
SPARTANBURG...BOILING SPRINGS...PACOLET...COWPENS...WELLFORD...
INMAN...MAYO...ROEBUCK...CHESNEE AND PACOLET MILLS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES. DO NOT DRIVE INTO AREAS WHERE
WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. ONLY A FEW INCHES OF RAPIDLY FLOWING WATER
CAN CARRY AWAY YOUR VEHICLE. TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

PLEASE REPORT FLOOD WATER FLOWING OVER ROADS OR THREATENING
PROPERTY...OR LANDSLIDES TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE
SPARTANBURG BY CALLING TOLL FREE...1...800...2 6 7...8 1 0 1...OR BY
POSTING ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE...OR TWEET IT USING HASHTAG NWSGSP. YOUR
MESSAGE SHOULD DESCRIBE THE EVENT AND THE SPECIFIC LOCATION WHERE IT
OCCURRED.

&&

LAT...LON 3478 8211 3519 8213 3518 8188 3506 8181
      3504 8181 3504 8180 3503 8179 3493 8176
      3493 8174 3491 8171 3484 8178 3477 8180

$$

CDG


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