Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Graphics & Text | Print | Product List | Glossary Off
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26

000
WGUS82 KGSP 280732
FLSGSP

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
332 AM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

SCC047-280845-
/O.CON.KGSP.FA.W.0004.000000T0000Z-160928T0845Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
GREENWOOD SC-
332 AM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR SMALL STREAMS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 445 AM
EDT FOR SOUTHERN GREENWOOD COUNTY...

AT 326 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATED RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 4 TO 7
INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN SINCE 800 PM YESTERDAY EVENING IN EXTREME
SOUTHERN GREENWOOD COUNTY. THE HEAVY RAIN HAS RECENTLY MOVED OUT,
BUT MANY CREEKS AND STREAMS ARE LIKELY RUNNING BANKFULL OR FLOODING.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
NINETY SIX...TROY...GREENWOOD STATE PARK...NINETY SIX HISTORIC
SITE...PROMISED LAND...BRADLEY...KIRKSEY...DYSON...EPWORTH AND
CALLISON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS
WATER-COVERED ROADWAYS...BRIDGES...OR LOW-LEVEL CROSSINGS. ONLY A FEW
INCHES OF RAPIDLY FLOWING WATER CAN CARRY AWAY YOUR VEHICLE. IT IS
NOT WORTH THE RISK. PLEASE TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE REPORT FLOOD WATERS OR LANDSLIDES
FLOWING OVER ROADS OR THREATENING PROPERTY TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE BY CALLING TOLL FREE...1...800...2 6 7...8 1 0 1...BY
POSTING ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE...OR VIA TWITTER USING HASHTAG NWSGSP.
YOUR MESSAGE SHOULD DESCRIBE THE EVENT AND THE SPECIFIC LOCATION
WHERE IT OCCURRED...INCLUDING ROADWAYS...NEARBY CROSS
STREETS...STREAM NAMES AND OTHER LANDMARKS.

&&

LAT...LON 3398 8205 3399 8215 3397 8218 3399 8221
      3402 8224 3397 8231 3407 8233 3411 8226
      3415 8224 3414 8213 3423 8198 3419 8192
      3418 8192 3418 8191 3415 8190 3413 8187
      3409 8192 3396 8201 3395 8205

$$

ARK


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.