Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
206 AM EDT SAT SEP 13 2014

NCC023-035-045-109-111-161-130700-
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CATAWBA NC-CLEVELAND NC-LINCOLN NC-MCDOWELL NC-RUTHERFORD NC-BURKE
206 AM EDT SAT SEP 13 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR SOUTHEASTERN BURKE...
EASTERN RUTHERFORD...SOUTHEASTERN MCDOWELL...NORTHWESTERN LINCOLN...
NORTHWESTERN CLEVELAND AND SOUTHWESTERN CATAWBA COUNTIES UNTIL 300 AM
EDT...

AT 205 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE WARNED AREA.
DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATED THAT BETWEEN 3 AND 5 INCHES OF RAIN HAD
FALLEN OVER THE WARNED AREA IN THE PAST 3 HOURS. AN ADDITIONAL INCH
IS POSSIBLE IN THE NEXT SEVERAL HOURS.

RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING TO
OCCUR. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLASH FLOODING INCLUDE...
RUTHERFORDTON...BOSTIC...CASAR...ELLENBORO...FOREST CITY...
LAWNDALE...POLKVILLE...SPINDALE AND THERMAL CITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED...ACT QUICKLY. DO NOT
ENTER THE WATER. TURN AROUND AND MOVE UP TO HIGHER GROUND. DO NOT
STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

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 3565 8151 3565 8143 3553 8145 3539 8146
      3525 8173 3534 8198 3551 8199 3563 8181

$$
JOH






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