Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
447 AM EDT SUN AUG 23 2015

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GASTON NC-
447 AM EDT SUN AUG 23 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  GASTON COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 645 AM EDT

* AT 445 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA.
  UP TO ONE INCH OF RAIN HAS FALLEN SINCE 400 AM EDT.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  GASTONIA...CHERRYVILLE...BESSEMER CITY...SOUTH GASTONIA...DALLAS...
  STANLEY...CRAMERTON...LOWELL...RANLO AND HIGH SHOALS.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF ONE TO TWO INCHES IS EXPECTED OVER THE AREA.
THIS ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL CREATE MINOR FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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 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 3515 8107 3516 8133 3526 8132 3528 8136
      3530 8136 3531 8137 3533 8136 3536 8141
      3541 8145 3542 8145 3540 8106

$$

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