Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1023 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

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GREENVILLE SC-
1023 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR CENTRAL GREENVILLE
COUNTY UNTIL 1230 PM EDT...

AT 1018 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED AN
AREA OF VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. RADAR ESTIMATES
OF 3 TO 4 INCHES HAVE FALLEN IN AREA JUST SOUTH OF DOWNTOWN
GREENVILLE TO THE DONALDSON CENTER. ONE RAIN GAGE REPORTED 3.89
INCHES WITHIN THE LAST 3 HOURS...ONE MILE SOUTH OF GREENVILLE OFF OF
AUGUSTA ROAD. LIGHT RAIN CONTINUES...SO ADDITIONAL RUNOFF IS
EXPECTED.

RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING TO
OCCUR. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLASH FLOODING
INCLUDE...DOWNTOWN GREENVILLE...CHERRYDALE POINT...DONALDSON
CENTER...FIVE FORKS...FOUNTAIN INN...HAYWOOD MALL...I-85 AT AUGUSTA
RD...I-85 AT I-185...I-85 AT PELHAM ROAD...MAULDIN...SHOPS AT
GREENRIDGE AND SIMPSONVILLE.

REEDY FORK ROAD AND BLAKELY AVENUE WEST OF SIMPSONVILLE WILL LIKELY
FLOOD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM THIS STORM WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES
AS WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

DO NOT 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.

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 3464 8245 3466 8246 3489 8244 3491 8223
      3486 8223 3482 8218 3477 8215 3469 8218
      3463 8222

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