Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
532 PM EDT SAT JUL 12 2014

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HAYWOOD NC-
532 PM EDT SAT JUL 12 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR SOUTHERN HAYWOOD COUNTY
UNTIL 600 PM EDT...

AT 522 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THAT THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL HAVE WEAKENED ACROSS THE
WARNING AREA. RAINFALL ESTIMATES HAVE BEEN AROUND 2.5 INCHES IN A
SHORT PERIOD OF TIME...PARTICULARLY SOUTH AND WEST OF WAYNESVILLE.

A TRAINED SPOTTER...IN THE WAYNESVILLE AREA...REPORTED 2.58 INCHES
OF RAIN SINCE 4:00 PM EDT.

LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT WATER ON ROADS...BUT ROADS ARE PASSABLE. FAST
RESPONDING CREEKS AND STREAMS REMAIN SWOLLEN...BUT WITHIN IN THEIR
BANKS.

WE WILL CONTINUE TO MONITOR FOR ANY ADDITIONAL RAINFALL REDEVELOPING
WHICH COULD AGGRAVATE THE SITUATION. IN THE SHORT TERM...ANY
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL... THROUGH 6:00 PM EDT...WILL BE LESS THAN ONE
INCH AND SOUTH OF WAYNESVILLE.

REMEMBER...RUNOFF FROM EXCESSIVE RAINFALL CAN STILL CAUSE FLASH
FLOODING TO OCCUR. SOME LOCATIONS THAT ARE STILL PRONE INCLUDE
WAYNESVILLE AND CRUSO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 3544 8278 3540 8275 3537 8279 3531 8295
      3532 8297 3533 8297 3538 8302 3548 8309
      3554 8284

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