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
1156 PM EDT MON JUL 27 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 245 AM EDT

* AT 1151 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED PERSISTENT HEAVY RAIN
  SHOWERS ACROSS MUCH OF UNION COUNTY. THE SHOWERS PRODUCING THIS
  HEAVY RAINFALL WERE NEARLY STATIONARY. RADAR INDICATES THAT MANY
  AREAS FROM NEW SALEM TO MONROE TO TRINITY HAVE RECEIVED IN EXCESS
  OF THREE INCHES OF RAIN THUS FAR THIS EVENING...AND ADDITIONAL
  RAINFALL AT RATES OF 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR ARE LIKELY THROUGH AT
  LEAST 1 AM EDT.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  MONROE...UNIONVILLE...WINGATE...MARSHVILLE...MINERAL SPRINGS...NEW
  SALEM...TRINITY...FAIRVIEW IN UNION COUNTY AND STURDIVANTS.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN PARTS OF
THE WARNED AREA. THIS WILL LIKELY CAUSE FLOODING ALONG ADAMS
BRANCH...LITTLE RICHARDSON CREEK...WATSON CREEK...AS WELL AS THE
ROCKY RIVER AND NEARBY TRIBUTARIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. 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
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 3497 8031 3481 8038 3482 8076 3518 8050
      3518 8048 3517 8047 3516 8044 3517 8042
      3516 8041 3518 8037 3517 8036 3518 8031
      3519 8030 3519 8028

$$

HG


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