Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
920 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

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CABARRUS NC-MECKLENBURG NC-UNION NC-
920 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR HEAVY RAINFALL IN...
  EAST CENTRAL MECKLENBURG COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH
  CAROLINA...
  NORTH CENTRAL UNION COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...
  SOUTHERN CABARRUS COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL NOON EDT

* AT 914 AM EDT...RUNOFF FROM OVERNIGHT RAINFALL IS CREATING RISES
  ON LOCAL CREEKS AND STREAMS. ESPECIALLY THE ROCKY RIVER...MALLARD
  AND GOOSE CREEKS.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS RAINFALL WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING TO OCCUR...
  ESPECIALLY ALONG SMALL STREAMS AND NEAR LOW WATER CROSSINGS. SOME
  LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING INCLUDE...UNC
  CHARLOTTE...CHARLOTTE MOTOR SPEEDWAY...FAIRVIEW...HARRISBURG...
  HEMBY BRIDGE...MIDLAND AND MINT HILL.

* AT THIS TIME...THESE STEAMS AND CREEKS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO REACH
  FLOOD STAGE...HOWEVER ANY ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAIN MAY CAUSE MINOR
  FLOODING TO OCCUR. THE ROCKY RIVER IS EXPECTED TO CREST AROUND 13
  FEET LATE THIS EVENING. LOW LYING AREAS ALONG GOOSE CREEK MAY
  EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING...ESPECIALLY AT THE JUNCTION OF HIGHWAYS
  218 AND 601.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM THIS STORM WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...COUNTRY ROADS...AS WELL AS FARMLAND ALONG THE
BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS.

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 3520 8048 3519 8050 3518 8049 3508 8053
      3511 8070 3536 8077 3535 8043

$$

PAT/SBK





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