Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1153 PM EDT SAT AUG 22 2015

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GREENVILLE SC-
1153 PM EDT SAT AUG 22 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  CENTRAL GREENVILLE COUNTY IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 200 AM EDT

* AT 1152 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN FLOODING AND RAPID RISES ON
  SMALL STREAMS IN THE ADVISORY AREA. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE
  FALLEN SINCE 1100 PM EDT.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  GREENVILLE DOWNTOWN...BEREA...WELCOME...FURMAN UNIVERSITY...
  GREENVILLE EASTSIDE...WEST GREENVILLE...CHERRYDALE POINT...PARIS
  MOUNTAIN STATE PARK...MAULDIN AND TAYLORS.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF ONE TO TWO INCHES IS EXPECTED OVER THE AREA.
THIS ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL CREATE MINOR FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. ONLY A FEW
INCHES OF RAPIDLY FLOWING WATER CAN CARRY AWAY YOUR VEHICLE. TURN
AROUND...DONT DROWN.

HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN AREAS...STREETS
AND UNDERPASSES...AS WELL AS OTHER POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING
SPOTS. RAPID RISES ON SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS WILL ALSO OCCUR...
POSSIBLY FLOODING LOW WATER CROSSINGS AND FARMLAND. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO
TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

PLEASE REPORT FLOOD WATER FLOWING OVER ROADS OR THREATENING
PROPERTY...OR LANDSLIDES 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.

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LAT...LON 3480 8247 3494 8251 3494 8234 3480 8230

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