Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1246 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

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ELBERT GA-ABBEVILLE SC-
1246 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR HEAVY RAINFALL IN...
  ELBERT COUNTY IN NORTHEAST GEORGIA...
  SOUTHWESTERN ABBEVILLE COUNTY IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 230 PM EDT

* AT 1244 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  AN AREA OF HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. DOPPLER RADAR
  ESTIMATED THAT 2 TO 4 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN ACROSS THE LAKE
  RUSSELL AREA WITHIN THE LAST COUPLE OF HOURS. ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2
  INCHES ARE POSSIBLE...AS THE STORMS ARE NEARLY STATIONARY.

* 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...ELBERTON...
  ANTREVILLE...CALHOUN FALLS...FORTSONIA...LAKE RUSSELL...
  LOWNDESVILLE...RUCKERSVILLE AND SECESSION LAKE.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM THIS STORM WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...COUNTRY ROADS...AS WELL AS FARMLAND ALONG THE
BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS.

PLEASE REPORT HIGH WATER...FLOODING...LANDSLIDES OR OTHER SEVERE
WEATHER 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 3398 8266 3397 8279 3398 8282 3398 8286
      3400 8291 3423 8294 3429 8278 3427 8275
      3421 8274 3430 8260 3432 8252 3407 8247
      3407 8253 3401 8259 3396 8256

$$

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