Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
128 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

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CABARRUS NC-MECKLENBURG NC-UNION NC-
128 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR HEAVY RAINFALL IN...
  CABARRUS COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...
  EASTERN MECKLENBURG COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...
  NORTHERN UNION COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 330 AM EDT

* AT 124 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED AN
  AREA OF HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. DOPPLER RADAR
  ESTIMATED THAT 2 TO 3.5 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN SINCE FRIDAY
  EVENING...WITH SOME ADDITIONAL LIGHT AMOUNTS OF UP TO A QUARTER
  INCH POSSIBLE IN THE NEXT COUPLE OF HOURS.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS RAINFALL WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING TO OCCUR...
  ESPECIALLY ALONG SMALL STREAMS AND NEAR LOW WATER CROSSINGS. SOME
  LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING INCLUDE...CENTER CITY
  CHARLOTTE...CONCORD...MONROE...UNC CHARLOTTE...CHARLOTTE MOTOR
  SPEEDWAY...EASTLAND MALL...FAIRVIEW...HARRISBURG...I-77 AT I-85...
  MARSHVILLE...MATTHEWS...MIDLAND...MINT HILL...MOUNT PLEASANT...
  SOUTHPARK MALL...STALLINGS...UNIONVILLE AND WINGATE.

* GOOSE CREEK CONTINUES TO RISE AND IS CLOSE TO FLOOD STAGE AT THE
  GAGE NEAR FAIRVIEW. IF THE LEVEL RISES TO 9 FEET AT THAT
  GAGE...THE RIVER WILL GO OUT OF ITS BANKS AND BEGIN TO FLOOD ROADS
  NEAR THE JUNCTION OF 218 AND 601 IN NORTHERN UNION COUNTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. DO NOT
DRIVE THROUGH AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY.

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.

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LAT...LON 3499 8029 3496 8054 3510 8089 3539 8093
      3547 8032 3519 8050 3517 8046 3517 8040
      3519 8037 3517 8035 3520 8029 3519 8027

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