Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
832 PM EDT FRI SEP 12 2014

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MCDOWELL NC-
832 PM EDT FRI SEP 12 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR HEAVY RAINFALL IN...
  MCDOWELL COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 1130 PM EDT

* AT 827 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. DOPPLER
  RADAR ESTIMATED UP TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN HAD FALLEN...WITH ADDITIONAL
  RAIN LIKELY TO FALL THIS EVENING.

FLOOD PRONE AREAS WITHIN THE ADVISORY AREA INCLUDE DRAINAGES SUCH AS
MILLS... BRADLEY...LITTLE CROOKED AND CROOKED CREEKS AROUND OLD
FORT. FLOODING IN LOW LYING AREAS...ESPECIALLY IN THE SUGAR HILL
AREA AND ALONG ROADS SUCH AS DAVISTOWN CHURCH. THE CATAWBA RIVER MAY
FLOOD THE INTERSECTION OF PARKER PADGETT AND OAKDALE ROADS...AND
ALONG LYTLE MOUNTAIN ROAD AND MCHONE DRIVE. THE HEAVY RAIN MAY CAUSE
FLOODING ON INTERSTATE 70 JUST WEST OF HIGHWAY 221.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3588 8191 3585 8192 3581 8199 3571 8187
      3566 8185 3556 8220 3573 8221 3583 8212
      3586 8204 3588 8203 3587 8200 3589 8198
      3591 8198 3592 8195 3596 8194

$$

CSH





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