Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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

SCC091-010300-
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YORK SC-
941 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 PM EDT FOR
SOUTHEASTERN YORK COUNTY...

AT 938 PM EDT...EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORTED FLASH FLOODING IN
EASTERN YORK COUNTY...AROUND ROCK HILL AND FORT MILL. OVER 5 INCHES
OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN SINCE 630 PM EDT SATURDAY. FLASH FLOODING IS
ALREADY OCCURRING...WITH WATER RESCUES ONGOING. DO NOT DRIVE INTO
FLOODED ROADWAYS!

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
ROCK HILL...FORT MILL...TEGA CAY...LESSLIE...CATAWBA...CAROWINDS AND
NEWPORT.

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 3490 8088 3484 8087 3482 8090 3482 8113
      3504 8108 3506 8105 3504 8104 3511 8093
      3508 8091 3504 8090 3503 8090 3501 8091
      3499 8089 3492 8086

$$

TDP



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