Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1008 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

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MECKLENBURG NC-
1008 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  CENTRAL MECKLENBURG COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 1100 PM EDT

* AT 1004 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR AND AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGES INDICATED
  HEAVY RAIN DUE TO THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL
  STREAM FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA. UP TO ONE INCH OF RAIN HAS
  FALLEN SINCE 9 PM. EARLIER THIS MORNING THE REGION AROUND CENTER
  CITY CHARLOTTE RECEIVED 3 TO 5 INCHES OF RAINFALL. AN ADDITION
  HALF TO INCH OF RAIN WILL LIKELY FALL THROUGH 11 PM. THE RECENT
  RAINFALL COMBINED WITH ADDITIONAL RAINFALL MAY RESULT IN WATER
  COVERED ROADS IN LOW LYING AREAS. IN ADDITION...SMALL STREAMS AND
  CREEKS WILL SEE RAPID RISE AND INCREASE FLOW RATES.

* 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.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN AREAS...STREETS
AND UNDERPASSES...AS WELL AS OTHER POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING
SPOTS. RAPID RISES ON SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS WILL ALSO OCCUR...
POSSIBLY FLOODING LOW WATER CROSSINGS AND FARMLAND. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO
TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

IF HEAVY RAINFALL CONTINUES...THE ADVISORY MAY BE UPGRADED TO A
FLASH FLOOD WARNING. PEOPLE IN FLOOD PRONE AREAS...ESPECIALLY ALONG
CREEKS AND SMALL STREAMS...SHOULD PREPARE TO MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND
QUICKLY IF A FLASH FLOOD WARNING IS ISSUED.

PLEASE REPORT FLOOD WATER FLOWING OVER ROADS OR THREATENING
PROPERTY... OR LANDSLIDES TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE 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 3529 8069 3510 8074 3512 8101 3533 8098

$$

NED



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