Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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WGUS82 KGSP 170137
FLSGSP

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
937 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

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MECKLENBURG NC-UNION NC-
937 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR HEAVY RAINFALL IN...
  SOUTHERN MECKLENBURG COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...
  UNION COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 1130 PM EDT

* AT 935 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. DOPPLER
  RADAR ESTIMATED UP TO 2 INCHES HAVE FALLEN WITHIN THE LAST
  HOUR...WITH LARGE SLOW MOVING STORMS STILL IN THE AREA.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE 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...MONROE...EASTLAND MALL...
  FAIRVIEW...FREEDOM PARK...HEMBY BRIDGE...LAKE PARK...MARSHVILLE...
  MARVIN...MATTHEWS...MCALPINE CREEK PARK...MINERAL SPRINGS...MINT
  HILL...PINEVILLE...SOUTHPARK MALL...STALLINGS...STARMOUNT...STEELE
  CREEK...THE ARBORETUM...THE PLAZA...UNIONVILLE...WAXHAW...WESLEY
  CHAPEL AND WINGATE.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM THIS STORM WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES
AS WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

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 3493 8031 3492 8079 3494 8079 3511 8094
      3506 8102 3523 8101 3523 8059 3517 8046
      3517 8039 3518 8037 3517 8035 3520 8028

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