Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
642 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

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MADISON NC-
642 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  EAST CENTRAL MADISON COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 830 PM EDT

* AT 636 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED VERY HEAVY RAINFALL DUE TO
  A CLUSTER OF THUNDERSTORMS REPEATEDLY AFFECTING THE AREA. THESE
  THUNDERSTORMS WERE PRODUCING RAINFALL AT RATES OF 1 TO 2 INCHES
  PER HOUR...AND ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL IS LIKELY THROUGH 8 PM.
  THIS HEAVY RAIN WILL CAUSE SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY
  AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  FAUST...WOLF RIDGE...AND THE NORTH SIDE OF MARS HILL.
  FLOODING MAY ALSO DEVELOP ALONG BIG LAUREL CREEK...
  SPRINKLE CREEK...EAST FORK BULL CREEK...
  AND BEAR BRANCH. THE FLOODING WILL LIKELY DEVELOP FIRST BETWEEN
  FAUST AND MARS HILL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST
FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES. IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS
OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY
RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS FLOODED ROADS.

PLEASE REPORT FLOOD WATER FLOWING OVER ROADS OR THREATENING
PROPERTY... OR LANDSLIDES TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE 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 3594 8249 3593 8250 3591 8249 3591 8247
      3584 8244 3583 8256 3585 8261 3596 8264
      3597 8261 3596 8260 3596 8258 3595 8256
      3597 8254 3598 8251

$$

HG



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