Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
717 PM EDT SAT JUL 12 2014

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YANCEY NC-
717 PM EDT SAT JUL 12 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR HEAVY RAINFALL IN...
  YANCEY COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 800 PM EDT

* AT 713 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  CLUSTERS OF THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE ADVISORY
  AREA. DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATED THAT BETWEEN 1.5 AND 2.5 INCHES OF
  RAIN HAS FALLEN IN THE LAST FEW HOURS ACROSS YANCEY COUNTY FROM
  NEAR WOLF RIDGE...TO BETWEEN SWISS AND BURNSVILLE. ANOTHER INCH OF
  RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE INTO MID EVENING.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING TO
  OCCUR...ESPECIALLY ALONG SMALL STREAMS AND NEAR LOW WATER
  CROSSINGS. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING
  INCLUDE...SWISS AND RURAL LOCATIONS AROUND SWISS...AND RURAL
  LOCATIONS TO THE SOUTHWEST OF BURNSVILLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3603 8233 3604 8230 3599 8225 3601 8225
      3601 8220 3595 8219 3591 8215 3577 8233
      3581 8235 3582 8241 3590 8245 3591 8250
      3593 8250 3595 8248 3598 8250 3605 8234

$$
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