Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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WGUS82 KGSP 272021

Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
421 PM EDT THU JUL 27 2017

Caldwell NC-
421 PM EDT THU JUL 27 2017

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
  Southeastern Caldwell County in western North Carolina...

* Until 615 PM EDT

* At 416 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated very heavy rain causing
  urban and small stream flooding in the advisory area. Radar
  indicated about two inches of rain over the past hour across the
  area from Gamewell to Hudson. Rainfall rates of one half inch per
  hour may continue through 5 pm before rain ends from the west.

* Flooding is ongoing around Little Gunpowder Creek along Legion
  Road between Cajah`s Mountain and Hudson. Additional locations
  that may see flooding of low-lying and poor drainage areas
  include...Lenoir, Sawmills, Granite Falls, Gamewell, Hudson,
  Cajah`s Mountain, Lake Rhodhiss and Cedar Rock.


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 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 3582 8137 3578 8149 3578 8156 3582 8160
      3582 8162 3585 8164 3585 8165 3591 8164
      3596 8147



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