Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
439 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

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GREENVILLE SC-
439 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR POOR DRAINAGE AREAS FOR...
  CENTRAL GREENVILLE COUNTY IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 1030 AM EST WEDNESDAY

* AT 425 AM EST...DOPPLER RADAR AND AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGES INDICATED
  HEAVY RAIN HAS FALLEN OVER THE ADVISORY AREA DUE TO THUNDERSTORMS.
  THIS COULD CAUSE SMALL STREAM FLOODING ALONG THE REEDY RIVER IN
  FALLS PARK IN DOWNTOWN GREENVILLE. OVERFLOWING POOR DRAINAGE AREAS
  WILL ALSO LIKELY RESULT IN MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA.
  BETWEEN ONE AND TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN SINCE 200 AM
  EST...AND ADDITIONAL MODERATE RAINFALL WILL AFFECT THE AREA LATER
  THIS MORNING.

* THE REEDY RIVER STREAM GAUGE AT WESTFIELD STREET CURRENTLY SHOWS A
  LEVEL OF 8.02 FEET. WITH RUNOFF CONTINUING AND MORE RAIN ON THE
  WAY...THE FLOOD STAGE OF 9.0 FEET COULD BE REACHED AND EXCEEDED
  OVER THE NEXT FEW HOURS OR LESS. IF FLOOD STAGE IS REACHED...THIS
  WILL CLOSE CLEVELAND PARK WITH MINOR FLOODING AND CREATE A CREST
  OF AROUND 13.5 FEET NEAR SIMPSONVILLE 12 HOURS LATER.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT COULD EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...THE REEDY
  RIVER...GREENVILLE DOWNTOWN...CHERRYDALE POINT...WEST
  GREENVILLE...BEREA AND GREENVILLE EASTSIDE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF HEAVY RAINFALL CONTINUES...THE ADVISORY MAY BE UPGRADED TO A FLASH
FLOOD WARNING. PEOPLE IN FLOOD PRONE AREAS...ESPECIALLY ALONG CREEKS
AND SMALL STREAMS...SHOULD PREPARE TO MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND QUICKLY
IF A FLASH FLOOD WARNING IS ISSUED.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3489 8240 3480 8234 3479 8239 3489 8246

$$

KRENTZ



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