Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
545 AM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

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CABARRUS NC-MECKLENBURG NC-
545 AM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR HEAVY RAINFALL IN...
  NORTHERN MECKLENBURG COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...
  SOUTHWESTERN CABARRUS COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 730 AM EDT

* AT 540 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS ACROSS NORTHERN MECKLENBURG AND SOUTHWESTERN
CABARRUS COUNTIES. AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGES AND RADAR ESTIMATES
INDICATE THAT AROUND TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN ACROSS THE REGION
SINCE MIDNIGHT. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AND CONTINUED RUNOFF SHOULD
RESULT IN RISING WATER LEVELS ON STREAMS AND CREEKS THROUGH SUNRISE.

* AT 535 AM...THE AUTOMATED STREAM GAUGE ON THE WESTERN BRANCH OF
THE ROCKY RIVER BELOW THE SOUTH PRONG RIVER...EAST OF
CORNELIUS...REPORTED A STAGE NEAR 13 FEET. AT THIS LEVEL...POPLAR
TENT ROAD AT COX MILL ROAD WILL LIKELY BE FLOODED. WATER LEVELS DOWN
STREAM ALONG THE ROCKY RIVER WILL LIKELY RISE DURING THE
MORNING...POSSIBLY FLOODING LATER TODAY ABOVE IRISH BUFFALO CREEK.
IN ADDITION...THE STAGE ON TORRENCE CREEK NEAR HUNTERSVILLE WAS 8.7
FEET. AT THIS LEVEL...WATER MAY BE RISING INTO PORTIONS OF THE
TORRENCE CREEK GREENWAY.

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 3519 8062 3533 8095 3535 8094 3536 8092
      3537 8094 3549 8093 3549 8078 3538 8048

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