Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
114 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

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UNION NC-
114 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 245 AM EDT FOR
UNION COUNTY...

AT 105 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR AND AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGES INDICATED
THAT 3 TO 4 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN ACROSS MUCH OF THE WARNED AREA
FROM NEW SALEM TO MONROE TO NEAR TRINITY IN UNION COUNTY NORTH
CAROLINA OVER THE PAST THREE HOURS. THE ONGOING NEARLY STATIONARY
RAIN SHOWERS HAVE GENERALLY DIMINISHED TO LIGHT TO MODERATE RAINFALL
AT THIS HOUR...BUT WITH A FEW SHOWERS STILL PRODUCING LOCAL ONE INCH
PER HOUR RAINFALL RATES.

FLASH FLOODING HAS BEEN REPORTED EARLY THIS MORNING AT LOCATIONS
FROM SOUTHWEST OF MONROE TO WEST OF TRINITY...WITH THE MOST
SIGNIFICANT FLOODING AT VARIOUS POINTS ALONG PLYLER MILL ROAD.
ADDITIONAL FLOODING MAY DEVELOP ALONG AND NEAR CROOKED
CREEK...RICHARDSON CREEK...AND STEWART BRANCH THROUGH 230 AM.

DEEP PONDING OF WATER AND STREET FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS REMAIN
POSSIBLE NEAR MONROE...WINGATE...NEW SALEM...TRINITY...
FAIRVIEW...AND SURROUNDING AREAS IN UNION COUNTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

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
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 3497 8031 3481 8038 3482 8076 3518 8050
      3518 8048 3517 8047 3516 8044 3517 8042
      3516 8041 3518 8037 3517 8036 3518 8031
      3519 8030 3519 8028

$$

HG


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