Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1001 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

NCC119-179-010330-
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MECKLENBURG NC-UNION NC-
1001 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1130 PM EDT FOR
MECKLENBURG AND NORTHWESTERN UNION COUNTIES...

AT 1000 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING
HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. 3-5 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN
SINCE 630 PM EDT ALONG THE UNION/MECKLENBERG COUNTY LINE. FLASH
FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
UPTOWN CHARLOTTE...HUNTERSVILLE...CENTRAL CHARLOTTE...SOUTH CHARLOTTE...
SOUTHWEST CHARLOTTE...EAST CHARLOTTE...NORTHEAST CHARLOTTE...NORTHWEST
CHARLOTTE...MATTHEWS AND MINT HILL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES. ONLY A FEW INCHES OF RAPIDLY
FLOWING WATER CAN CARRY AWAY YOUR VEHICLE. IT IS NOT WORTH THE RISK.
PLEASE TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

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

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE REPORT FLOOD WATERS OR LANDSLIDES
FLOWING OVER ROADS OR THREATENING PROPERTY TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG BY CALLING TOLL FREE...1...800...2
6 7...8 1 0 1...BY POSTING ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE...NWSGSP...OR VIA
TWITTER USING HASHTAG NWSGSP. YOUR MESSAGE SHOULD DESCRIBE THE EVENT
AND THE SPECIFIC LOCATION WHERE IT OCCURRED...INCLUDING ROADWAYS...
NEARBY CROSS STREETS...STREAM NAMES AND OTHER LANDMARKS. YOUR REPORTS
ARE CRITICAL TO HELPING US VERIFY FLOOD EVENTS AND IMPROVE FUTURE
WARNINGS.

&&

LAT...LON 3516 8044 3489 8079 3494 8078 3511 8093
      3505 8104 3506 8106 3515 8102 3516 8100
      3534 8098 3536 8092 3538 8095 3537 8098
      3539 8095 3542 8095 3543 8076 3542 8075
      3540 8077 3535 8069 3527 8067 3518 8050

$$

TDP



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