Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
157 AM EDT SAT SEP 13 2014

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AVERY NC-CALDWELL NC-BURKE NC-
157 AM EDT SAT SEP 13 2014

...FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR BURKE...CALDWELL AND
SOUTHEASTERN AVERY COUNTIES UNTIL 330 AM EDT...

AT 144 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THAT
AROUND 4 TO 6 INCHES OF RAIN HAD FALLEN OVER THE WARNED AREA OVER
THE PAST 6 HOURS. LOWER CREEK AT ANTIOCH ROAD NORTH OF MORGANTON HAS
EXCEEDED IS BANKS AND WAS APPROACHING A CAMPING AREA.
ALSO...AUTOMATED GAUGE IN HUNTING CREEK EAST OF THE MORGANTON WAS AT
8.9 FEET AND STEADILY RISING. AT 8 FEET...BUILDING BETWEEN HUNTING
CREEK AND US 70 OR EAST FLEMING DRIVE WILL BEGIN TO FLOOD...MAINLY
WEST OF BETHAL ROAD. AT 9 FEET...COAL CUTE ROAD WILL BE FLOODED.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...LENOIR...
MORGANTON...CEDAR ROCK...COLLETTSVILLE...CONNELLY SPRINGS...
GAMEWELL...GLOBE...HUDSON...JONAS RIDGE...LAKE RHODHISS...
PATTERSON...RUTHERFORD COLLEGE...SALEM AND VALDESE.

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
ENTER THE WATER. TURN AROUND AND MOVE UP TO HIGHER GROUND. DO NOT
STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3611 8153 3606 8140 3558 8153 3556 8158
      3557 8160 3556 8165 3559 8171 3561 8172
      3560 8179 3582 8193 3589 8191 3597 8194
      3612 8179 3613 8154

$$
JOH






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