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
1144 AM EST WED FEB 3 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  CATAWBA COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...
  ALEXANDER COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 345 PM EST

* AT 1143 AM EST...EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORTED HEAVY RAIN ACROSS
  THE WARNED AREA. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN SINCE LAST
  NIGHT.  EXCESSIVE RAINFALL RATES ARE RESULTING IN RAPID RISES ON
  AREA CREEKS AND STREAMS...AND FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN
  SHORTLY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  HICKORY...NEWTON...TAYLORSVILLE...ST. STEPHENS...CONOVER...
  LONGVIEW...BETHLEHEM...MAIDEN...STONY POINT AND CLAREMONT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 3596 8100 3586 8104 3580 8108 3578 8111
      3574 8107 3571 8107 3571 8100 3563 8093
      3555 8095 3557 8153 3558 8153 3580 8133
      3592 8134 3599 8133 3603 8127 3604 8119
      3603 8117 3604 8113 3603 8107 3605 8103

$$

TDP



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