Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1113 AM EDT FRI JUL 18 2014

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RABUN GA-MACON NC-JACKSON NC-OCONEE SC-
1113 AM EDT FRI JUL 18 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR HEAVY RAINFALL IN...
  EASTERN RABUN COUNTY IN NORTHEAST GEORGIA...
  NORTHWESTERN OCONEE COUNTY IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...
  SOUTH CENTRAL JACKSON COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  SOUTHEASTERN MACON COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 200 PM EDT

* AT 1111 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  AN AREA OF HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. DOPPLER
  RADAR ESTIMATED THAT LOCALLY TWO TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN HAD FALLEN
  ACROSS THE UPPER CHATOOGA BASIN THIS MORNING WITH PERIODS OF RAIN
  EXPECTED TO CONTINUE INTO THE AFTERNOON. EXPECT ELEVATED STREAM
  LEVELS THROUGHOUT THE ADVISORY AREA.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS RAINFALL WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING TO OCCUR...
  ESPECIALLY ALONG SMALL STREAMS AND NEAR LOW WATER CROSSINGS. SOME
  LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING INCLUDE...
  HIGHLANDS...LONG CREEK...MOUNTAIN REST...OCONEE STATE PARK AND PINE
  MOUNTAIN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY.

&&

LAT...LON 3485 8333 3500 8322 3506 8322 3509 8317
      3512 8315 3504 8303 3461 8322 3473 8337

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