Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1018 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

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GASTON NC-MECKLENBURG NC-
1018 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS EXTENDED
THE

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

* UNTIL 130 AM EDT

* AT 1014 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  AN AREA OF HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. DOPPLER
  RADAR   ESTIMATED THAT AROUND 2 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN
  OVER THE CHARLOTTE METRO AREA AND GASTON COUNTY SINCE YESTERDAY
  WITH AN ADDITIONAL INCH POSSIBLE THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT 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...GASTONIA...UNC CHARLOTTE...BELMONT...BESSEMER CITY...
  CHERRYVILLE...CORNELIUS...CRAMERTON...CROWDERS MOUNTAIN STATE
  PARK...DALLAS...DAVIDSON...EASTLAND MALL...FREEDOM PARK...HIDDEN
  VALLEY...HUNTERSVILLE...I-77 AT I-85...I-85 AT FREEDOM DRIVE...
  LOWELL...MATTHEWS...MCALPINE CREEK PARK...MCGUIRE STATION...MINT
  HILL...MOUNT HOLLY...MOUNTAIN ISLAND LAKE...NORTHLAKE MALL...PAW
  CREEK...SOUTH GASTONIA...SOUTHPARK MALL...STANLEY AND STARMOUNT.


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.

&&

LAT...LON 3506 8076 3515 8106 3516 8131 3523 8133
      3526 8132 3531 8137 3533 8136 3542 8144
      3540 8096 3549 8093 3551 8091 3550 8079
      3540 8077 3535 8069 3526 8067 3521 8056

$$
JOH




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