Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1052 PM EDT SAT SEP 13 2014

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MECKLENBURG NC-YORK SC-
1052 PM EDT SAT SEP 13 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR EAST CENTRAL YORK AND
SOUTHWESTERN MECKLENBURG COUNTIES UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT...

AT 1050 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATED
THAT AROUND 3 TO 4 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN OVER THE WARNED AREA
SINCE 7 PM. ALTHOUGH THE RAINFALL RATES HAVE DECREASED OVER THE PAST
HOUR...SMALL CREEKS AND RIVER LEVELS WILL REMAIN HIGH.

RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING TO
OCCUR. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLASH FLOODING INCLUDE...
CAROWINDS...CATAWBA STATION...FORT MILL...LAKE WYLIE AND TEGA CAY.

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.

A FLASH FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLASH FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. IF YOU ARE IN THE WARNING AREA...MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND
IMMEDIATELY. RESIDENTS LIVING ALONG STREAMS AND CREEKS SHOULD TAKE
IMMEDIATE PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO
CROSS SWIFTLY FLOWING WATERS OR WATERS OF UNKNOWN DEPTH BY FOOT OR BY
AUTOMOBILE.

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 3497 8108 3513 8109 3512 8100 3511 8094
      3506 8089 3501 8090 3499 8088 3493 8087

$$
JOH





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