Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
536 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

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MECKLENBURG NC-GASTON NC-LINCOLN NC-
536 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN MECKLENBURG COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH
  CAROLINA...
  EASTERN GASTON COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...
  SOUTHEASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 730 AM EDT

* AT 535 AM 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 TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE
  FALLEN SINCE 330 AM.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  UPTOWN CHARLOTTE...HUNTERSVILLE...CENTRAL CHARLOTTE...NORTHWEST
  CHARLOTTE...CORNELIUS...MT HOLLY...BELMONT...FREEDOM PARK...
  CHARLOTTE DOUGLAS AIRPORT AND THE PLAZA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN
AREAS...HIGHWAYS... STREETS AND UNDERPASSES...AS WELL AS OTHER POOR
DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS
FLOODED ROADS. TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

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 3520 8106 3549 8101 3549 8082 3518 8078

$$

ARK



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