Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
949 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

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HAYWOOD NC-
949 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1115 PM EDT FOR
HAYWOOD COUNTY...

AT 946 PM EDT...EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORTED FLASH FLOODING ON
COUNTY ROAD NEAR THE LAKE JUNALUSKA DAM. UP TO TWO AND A HALF INCHES
OF RAIN HAS FALLEN OVER THE LAST TWO HOURS WITH AN ADDITIONAL INCH
POSSIBLE OVER THE NEXT HOUR.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
WAYNESVILLE...CANTON...LAKE JUNALUSKA...CLYDE...MAGGIE VALLEY...SMOKY
MOUNTAINS...BALSAM MOUNTAIN...B.R. PARKWAY...SMOKY MOUNTAINS TO
BALSAM GAP...BLACK BALSAM AREA...GRAVEYARD FIELDS AND SMOKY
MOUNTAINS...CATALOOCHEE.

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...OR LANDSLIDES 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 3561 8285 3562 8281 3557 8277 3547 8280
      3541 8275 3539 8278 3532 8283 3529 8292
      3532 8296 3537 8299 3540 8304 3541 8304
      3546 8309 3547 8314 3549 8314 3551 8318
      3562 8318 3570 8290

$$

CDG


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