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
1048 AM EST WED FEB 3 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  CALDWELL COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  BURKE COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 445 PM EST

* AT 1047 AM EST...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE
  WARNED AREA. UP TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN SINCE LAST
  NIGHT. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  LENOIR...MORGANTON...SAWMILLS...GRANITE FALLS...VALDESE...
  GAMEWELL...HUDSON...ICARD...CAJAH`S MOUNTAIN AND DREXEL.

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.

FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT. HEAVY RAIN FALLING ALONG
MOUNTAIN CREEKS CAN CAUSE SUDDEN INCREASES IN WATER FLOW AND LEVELS
DOWNSTREAM...EVEN IN AREAS WHERE IT IS NOT RAINING. PEOPLE
PARTICIPATING IN OUTDOOR RECREATION SHOULD IMMEDIATELY SEEK HIGH
GROUND AWAY FROM CREEKS AND STREAMS.

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 3612 8155 3607 8141 3602 8134 3583 8134
      3557 8153 3556 8166 3561 8175 3558 8182
      3572 8187 3581 8199 3588 8191 3596 8194
      3600 8190 3596 8181 3607 8174 3610 8180
      3611 8181

$$

TDP


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