Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1046 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  CENTRAL MECKLENBURG COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 145 AM EDT

* AT 1041 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR AND AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGES INDICATED
  THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. FLASH
  FLOODING IS LIKELY OCCURRING OR WILL BEGIN SHORTLY. UP TO ONE AND
  A HALF INCH OF RAIN HAS FALLEN SINCE 9 PM. EARLIER THIS MORNING
  THE REGION AROUND CENTER CITY CHARLOTTE RECEIVED 3 TO 5 INCHES OF
  RAINFALL. STREAM GAUGES ON LITTLE SUGAR AND STEWART CREEKS
  INDICATED RAPID RISES.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  UPTOWN CHARLOTTE...CENTRAL CHARLOTTE...EAST CHARLOTTE...SOUTHWEST
  CHARLOTTE...NORTHWEST CHARLOTTE...FREEDOM PARK...CHARLOTTE DOUGLAS
  AIRPORT...THE PLAZA...HIDDEN VALLEY AND REEDY CREEK PARK.

* MOTORIST SHOULD EXPECT TO SEE FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS NEAR
  LITTLE SUGAR CREEK...ESPECIALLY ALONG SOUTH KINGS DRIVE...MEDICAL
  CENTER DRIVE...BLYTHE AVENUE AND PARKING AREAS AT THE HOSPITALS.
  FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS NEAR STEWART CREEK WILL BE POSSIBLE...
  ESPECIALLY BETWEEN WILKINSON BOULEVARD AND WEST MOREHEAD STREET.
  BERRYHILL RD MAY ALSO BE IN DANGER OF FLOODING DUE TO RISES ON
  TRIBUTARIES TO STEWART CREEK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS
WATER-COVERED ROADWAYS...BRIDGES...OR LOW-LEVEL CROSSINGS. ONLY A FEW
INCHES OF RAPIDLY FLOWING WATER CAN CARRY AWAY YOUR VEHICLE. IT IS
NOT WORTH THE RISK. PLEASE TURN AROUND...DON`T 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 BY CALLING TOLL FREE...1...800...2 6 7...8 1 0 1...BY
POSTING ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE...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.

&&

LAT...LON 3529 8069 3510 8074 3512 8101 3533 8098

$$

NED



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