Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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WGUS82 KGSP 172219

Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
619 PM EDT THU AUG 17 2017

McDowell NC-Burke NC-
619 PM EDT THU AUG 17 2017

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* Flood Advisory for...
  Central McDowell County in western North Carolina...
  West central Burke County in western North Carolina...

* Until 815 PM EDT

* At 617 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
  thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area.
  Up to two inches of rain have fallen since 500 PM.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Morganton, Drexel, Glen Alpine, Lake James State Park, Table Rock,
  Lake James, Nebo, Pleasant Gardens, Oak Hill and Woodlawn.

Additional rainfall is expected over the area, as storms continue
to develop. This is expected to result in minor flooding.


Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Please report flood water flowing over roads or threatening property,
or landslides to the National Weather Service 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 3585 8164 3582 8162 3575 8160 3568 8212
      3581 8212 3587 8169



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