Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
800 PM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

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CABARRUS NC-
800 PM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR RAPID RIVER RISES IN...
  SOUTHERN CABARRUS COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 400 AM EDT WEDNESDAY

* AT 753 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
MINOR FLOODING OCCURRING ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. STORM TOTAL
RAINFALL OF 2 TO 3 INCHES FELL TODAY ACROSS NORTHERN MECKLENBURG AND
CABARRUS COUNTIES IN THE HEADWATERS AREA OF THE ROCKY RIVER. CAUSING
THE RIVER TO REACH BANKFULL TO MINOR FLOODING FROM MALLARD CREEK
DOWNSTREAM TO AROUND MIDLAND.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING INCLUDE...
  HARRISBURG AND MIDLAND.

* THE GAGE ON THE ROCKY RIVER JUST ABOVE IRISH BUFFALO CREEK
CONTINUES TO RISE AND MAY APPROACH FLOOD STAGE OF 16.5 FEET. IF IT
REACHES THAT LEVEL...PHARR MILL ROAD AND SEQUOIA HILL ROAD MAY HAVE
WATER ON THEM. WATER WILL ALSO BE CLOSE TO STALLINGS ROAD AND MOUNT
PLEASANT ROAD IN THE USUAL FLOOD PRONE AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM THIS STORM WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...HIGHWAYS AND UNDERPASSES. ADDITIONALLY...
COUNTRY ROADS AND FARMLANDS ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS AND
OTHER LOW LYING AREAS ARE SUBJECT TO MINOR FLOODING.

PLEASE REPORT HIGH WATER...FLOODING...LANDSLIDES OR OTHER SEVERE
WEATHER 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 3521 8048 3519 8051 3519 8053 3526 8050
      3530 8053 3532 8068 3535 8069 3535 8060
      3532 8045 3529 8042

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