Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
737 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

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MECKLENBURG NC-GASTON NC-YORK SC-
737 PM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  MECKLENBURG COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...
  GASTON COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...
  NORTHEASTERN YORK COUNTY IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 930 PM EDT

* AT 734 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED BLOSSOMING HEAVY RAIN
  PRODUCING THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS YORK COUNTY. STORMS WILL CONTINUE
  TO SPREAD NORTH INTO GREATER CHARLOTTE AND GASTONIA THIS EVENING.

  EXPECTED RAINFALL RATES MAY NEAR 2 INCHES PER HOUR PERHAPS LEADING
TO LOCALIZED URBAN FLOODING AND RAPID RISES ON A FEW SMALL STREAMS
IN THE ADVISORY AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT MAY EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  GASTONIA...CHARLOTTE...MT HOLLY... FORT MILL AND BELMONT.

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 3513 8076 3507 8091 3503 8090 3501 8091
      3499 8089 3496 8088 3498 8115 3516 8124
      3541 8121 3540 8096 3541 8096 3542 8075
      3540 8077 3538 8074 3523 8071

$$

CSH


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