Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1245 PM EDT TUE OCT 14 2014

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HAYWOOD NC-MACON NC-TRANSYLVANIA NC-JACKSON NC-
1245 PM EDT TUE OCT 14 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR HEAVY RAINFALL IN...
  EASTERN MACON COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  SOUTH CENTRAL HAYWOOD COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  SOUTHERN JACKSON COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  WESTERN TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 330 PM EDT

* AT 1242 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THUNDERSTORMS WITH PERSISTENT MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE
ADVISORY AREA. DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATED RAINFALL BETWEEN 2 AND 4
INCHES HAS BEEN OBSERVED OVER THE PAST 4 TO 6 HOURS WITH MORE
PRECIPITATION EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL LIKELY CAUSE MINOR
FLOODING TO OCCUR...ESPECIALLY ALONG SMALL STREAMS AND NEAR LOW
WATER CROSSINGS. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING
INCLUDE...FRANKLIN...BLACK BALSAM
AREA...CASHIERS...CULLOWHEE...GORGES STATE PARK...HIGHLANDS...LAKE
GLENVILLE AND LAKE TOXAWAY.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS
BRIDGES...DIPS...OR OTHER LOW SPOTS IF WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY.
NEVER TRY TO CROSS A FLOWING STREAM...EVEN A SMALL ONE...ON FOOT OR
IN A VEHICLE.

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 3539 8303 3535 8288 3523 8286 3507 8293
      3502 8314 3502 8336 3523 8340

$$

JPT





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