Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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WGUS82 KGSP 190123

Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
923 PM EDT TUE JUL 18 2017

Mecklenburg NC-
923 PM EDT TUE JUL 18 2017

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for Poor Drainage Areas
  South central Mecklenburg County in the Piedmont of North

* Until 1115 PM EDT

* At 920 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
  thunderstorms. This will cause urban and small stream flooding.
  Overflowing poor drainage areas will result in minor flooding in
  the advisory area. Up to one and one half inch of rain has fallen
  since 830 PM.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Uptown Charlotte, Central Charlotte, South Charlotte, Southwest
  Charlotte, East Charlotte, Pineville, Freedom Park, The Plaza, The
  Arboretum and Hidden Valley.

Minor flooding is expected to occur along Irwin Creek, Little Sugar
Creek, Briar Creek, and McAlpine Creek.


Keep children away from storm drains, culverts, creeks and streams.
Water levels can rise rapidly and sweep children away.

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. 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 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 3512 8073 3504 8087 3509 8092 3513 8093
      3519 8093 3527 8086 3529 8080 3519 8068



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