Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1038 PM EDT SAT SEP 13 2014

NCC119-179-140400-
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MECKLENBURG NC-UNION NC-
1038 PM EDT SAT SEP 13 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR CENTRAL UNION AND
EXTREME SOUTH CENTRAL MECKLENBURG COUNTIES IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH
CAROLINA UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT...

AT 1031 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATED
THAT BETWEEN 2 TO 4 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN OVER THE WARNED AREA
SINCE 7 PM.

RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING TO
OCCUR. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLASH FLOODING INCLUDE...
MONROE...MARVIN...MINERAL SPRINGS...WAXHAW...WESLEY CHAPEL AND
WINGATE.

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 3490 8078 3491 8079 3494 8079 3500 8085
      3506 8089 3507 8073 3506 8040 3489 8039

$$
JOH






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