Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
812 PM EDT THU JUL 21 2016

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SPARTANBURG SC-
812 PM EDT THU JUL 21 2016

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1030 PM EDT FOR
NORTH CENTRAL SPARTANBURG COUNTY...

AT 810 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN WAS MOVING OUT OF
THE WARNED AREA.  NEARLY 3 TO 4 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN OVER THE
LAST TWO HOURS WITH AN ADDITIONAL QUARTER TO HALF INCH POSSIBLE OVER
THE NEXT HOUR.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
BOILING SPRINGS SC...MAYO...CHESNEE...USC UPSTATE AND SPARTANBURG.

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.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...HIGHWAYS...AND UNDERPASSES.
ADDITIONALLY...COUNTRY ROADS AND FARMLANDS ALONG THE BANKS OF
CREEKS...STREAMS...AND OTHER LOW-LYING AREAS ARE SUBJECT TO 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.

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LAT...LON 3496 8210 3505 8206 3519 8194 3518 8188
      3511 8184 3496 8191

$$

CDG



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