Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
753 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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MECKLENBURG NC-UNION NC-YORK SC-
753 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  SOUTH CENTRAL MECKLENBURG COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH
  CAROLINA...
  WEST CENTRAL UNION COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...
  SOUTHEASTERN YORK COUNTY IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 1045 AM EDT

* AT 743 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN FLOODING AND RAPID RISES ON
  SMALL STREAMS IN THE ADVISORY AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  ROCK HILL...INDIAN TRAIL...WEDDINGTON...FORT
  MILL...STALLINGS...WESLEY CHAPEL...LESSLIE...MARVIN...MATTHEWS AND
  SOUTH CHARLOTTE.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF 1 TO 2 INCHES IS EXPECTED OVER THE AREA. THIS
IS THE SAME AREA THAT RECEIVED EXTREMELY HEAVY RAINFALL ON SATURDAY
EVENING. THIS ADDITIONAL WILL CAUSE RAPID RISES ON SMALLER STREAMS
AND CREEKS...INCLUDING WILDCAT CREEK...MANCHESTER CREEK...AND OTHER
TRIBUTARIES OF THE CATAWBA RIVER IN YORK COUNTY...TWELVEMILE CREEK
AND ITS TRIBUTARIES IN UNION COUNTY NORTH CAROLINA...AND OTHER SMALL
STREAMS NEAR THE UNION AND MECKLENBURG COUNTY LINE. FLOODING DUE TO
POOR DRAINAGE CAN ALSO BE EXPECTED IN URBAN AREAS...PARTICULARLY
LOW SPOTS THAT ARE PRONE TO FLOOD DURING HEAVY RAIN.

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.

PLEASE REPORT FLOOD WATER FLOWING OVER ROADS OR THREATENING
PROPERTY...OR LANDSLIDES 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 3495 8079 3502 8085 3498 8089 3496 8087
      3491 8087 3483 8104 3496 8109 3503 8090
      3501 8091 3499 8089 3502 8086 3504 8087
      3511 8070 3503 8062

$$

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