Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
950 PM EDT SAT SEP 13 2014

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CLEVELAND NC-GASTON NC-CHEROKEE SC-SPARTANBURG SC-YORK SC-
RUTHERFORD NC-
950 PM EDT SAT SEP 13 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR HEAVY RAINFALL IN...
  CENTRAL GASTON COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...
  CHEROKEE COUNTY IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...
  NORTHEASTERN SPARTANBURG COUNTY IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...
  NORTHWESTERN YORK COUNTY IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...
  SOUTH CENTRAL RUTHERFORD COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  SOUTHERN CLEVELAND COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 1130 PM EDT

* AT 943 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. DOPPLER
  RADAR HAS BEEN ESTIMATING THAT THE CLUSTERS OF THUNDERSTORMS CAN
  PRODUCE A QUICK 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN...WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS OF
  THREE INCHES. ADDITIONALLY WINDS OF 40 MPH COULD KNOCK A FEW
  TREES DOWN...BECAUSE OF THE WET GROUND.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING TO
  OCCUR...ESPECIALLY ALONG SMALL STREAMS AND NEAR LOW WATER
  CROSSINGS. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING
  INCLUDE...GAFFNEY...GASTONIA...SPARTANBURG...YORK...BESSEMER
  CITY...BLACKSBURG...BOILING SPRINGS SC...CEDAR SPRINGS...CHESNEE...
  CLOVER...AND SOUTH GASTONIA. .

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 3494 8109 3487 8161 3487 8163 3490 8165
      3491 8171 3486 8176 3483 8198 3500 8205
      3515 8195 3522 8186 3532 8111

$$

STUREY






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