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
740 PM EDT SAT AUG 22 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  NORTHEASTERN BUNCOMBE COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 1045 PM EDT

* AT 738 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A THUNDERSTORM PRODUCING
  HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE
  FALLEN SINCE 630 PM. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.

* LOCAL STREAMS AROUND THE WEAVERVILLE AREA...SUCH AS REEMS CREEK
  WILL LIKELY FLOOD LOW LYING AREAS NEAR THE CREEK ESPECIALLY ALONG
  HIGHWAY 25 AND 70. IN ADDITION...VERY HEAVY RAIN WILL LIKELY FLOOD
  LOW LYING AREAS ALONG FLAT CREEK ESPECIALLY IN THE EDEN GLENN
  MOBILE HOME PARK ALONG NEW COVENANT RD AND GOSPEL WAY.

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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