Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
217 PM EDT THU JUL 23 2015

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BUNCOMBE NC-
217 PM EDT THU JUL 23 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  CENTRAL BUNCOMBE COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 415 PM EDT

* AT 216 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN THAT WILL CAUSE
  MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE
  FALLEN SINCE 1 PM BETWEEN WOODFIN AND LEICESTER.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  DOWNTOWN ASHEVILLE...WOODFIN...WEAVERVILLE...BILTMORE FOREST...B.R.
  PARKWAY-NC ARBORETUM TO EAST ASHEVILLE...NORTH ASHEVILLE...WEST
  ASHEVILLE...B.R. PARKWAY-EAST ASHEVILLE TO CRAGGY GARDENS...
  LEICESTER AND WARREN WILSON COLLEGE.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3572 8261 3566 8241 3555 8247 3550 8257
      3566 8277

$$



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