Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
140 PM EDT TUE JUN 2 2015

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YORK SC-
140 PM EDT TUE JUN 2 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR POOR DRAINAGE AREAS
  FOR...
  SOUTHWESTERN YORK COUNTY IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 330 PM EDT

* AT 137 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SERIES OF THUNDERSTORMS
  PRODUCING TORRENTIAL RAINFALL ACROSS SOUTHWEST YORK COUNTY. RADAR
  INDICATED RAINFALL RATES OF 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR...AND
  ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL WILL AFFECT LOCATIONS FROM BULLOCK CREEK
  TO SHARON TO YORK THROUGH AT LEAST 230 PM. THIS WILL LIKELY CAUSE
  FLOODING OF POOR DRAINAGE AREAS...AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING NEAR
  TRIBUTARIES...ESPECIALLY MITCHELL BRANCH...TURKEY CREEK...AND
  BULLOCK CREEK.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  YORK...SHARON...HICKORY GROVE...MCCONNELLS AND BULLOCK CREEK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 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 3482 8121 3482 8148 3483 8146 3485 8145
      3487 8147 3490 8148 3491 8147 3494 8147
      3494 8149 3497 8149 3498 8148 3500 8148
      3504 8116

$$

HG


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