Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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WGUS72 KGSP 230023
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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
823 PM EDT SAT AUG 22 2015

NCC021-230245-
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BUNCOMBE NC-
823 PM EDT SAT AUG 22 2015

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1045 PM EDT FOR
NORTHEASTERN BUNCOMBE COUNTY...

AT 818 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING
HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. RADAR RAINFALL ESTIMATES INDICATE
THAT 2.5 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN SINCE 630 PM WITHIN THE
REEMS CREEK BASIN. REEMS CREEK WILL LIKELY FLOOD LOW LYING AREAS
NEAR THE CREEK ESPECIALLY ALONG HIGHWAY 25 AND 70.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. ACT QUICKLY TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE.

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES. DO NOT DRIVE INTO AREAS WHERE
WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. ONLY A FEW INCHES OF RAPIDLY FLOWING WATER
CAN CARRY AWAY YOUR VEHICLE. TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

PLEASE REPORT FLOOD WATER FLOWING OVER ROADS OR THREATENING
PROPERTY...OR LANDSLIDES 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 3577 8234 3575 8233 3574 8232 3567 8229
      3561 8266 3566 8270 3573 8269 3573 8267
      3574 8267 3580 8252 3580 8247 3581 8246
      3582 8236

$$

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