Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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WGUS82 KGSP 130505
FLSGSP

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
105 AM EDT SAT SEP 13 2014

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ALEXANDER NC-CATAWBA NC-IREDELL NC-LINCOLN NC-CALDWELL NC-BURKE NC-
105 AM EDT SAT SEP 13 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR HEAVY RAINFALL IN...
  ALEXANDER COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...
  CATAWBA COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...
  EAST CENTRAL BURKE COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  LINCOLN COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...
  SOUTHEASTERN CALDWELL COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  WESTERN IREDELL COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 300 AM EDT

* AT 101 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. DOPPLER
  RADAR ESTIMATED THAT AROUND 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN HAD FALLEN
  ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA IN THE PAST THREE HOURS.
  ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF UP TO TWO INCHES POSSIBLE THROUGH
  3AM.

* 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...HICKORY...LINCOLNTON...NEWTON...TAYLORSVILLE...
  BETHLEHEM...BOGER CITY...CLAREMONT...CONOVER...DENVER...
  ELLENDALE...GRANITE FALLS...ICARD...IRON STATION...KINGS CREEK...
  LAKE HICKORY...LAKE NORMAN...LONGVIEW...LOOKOUT SHOALS LAKE...
  LOWESVILLE...MAIDEN...MOUNTAIN VIEW...ST. STEPHENS...STONY POINT...
  TERRELL AND VALE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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 3540 8095 3542 8145 3564 8144 3565 8152
      3605 8140 3605 8137 3600 8132 3603 8127
      3604 8121 3603 8108 3605 8105 3606 8097

$$
JOH





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