Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1033 AM EDT MON JUL 21 2014

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GASTON NC-MECKLENBURG NC-YORK SC-
1033 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 1030 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. RADAR
ESTIMATES THAT AS MUCH AS 3 OR 4 INCHES HAD FALLEN ACROSS FAR
NORTHEAST YORK COUNTY...WITHIN THE BEAVERDAM AND ALLISON CREEK
BASINS...JUST WEST OF LAKE WYLIE.

HEAVY STORMS WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP AND SPREAD NORTH INTO GASTON
COUNTY.

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.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLASH FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. IF YOU ARE IN THE WARNING AREA...MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND
IMMEDIATELY. RESIDENTS LIVING ALONG STREAMS AND CREEKS SHOULD TAKE
IMMEDIATE PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO
CROSS SWIFTLY FLOWING WATERS OR WATERS OF UNKNOWN DEPTH BY FOOT OR BY
AUTOMOBILE.

PLEASE REPORT HIGH WATER...FLOODING...LANDSLIDES OR OTHER SEVERE
WEATHER 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 3498 8124 3541 8125 3540 8096 3524 8090
      3509 8091 3496 8087

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