Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
745 PM EDT SAT MAY 21 2016

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MECKLENBURG NC-
745 PM EDT SAT MAY 21 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  CENTRAL MECKLENBURG COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 945 PM EDT

* AT 741 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED REPEATED ROUND OF HEAVY
  RAINFALL FROM THUNDERSTORMS FROM WEST TO EAST ACROSS THE CHARLOTTE
  AREA. RADAR INDICATED ABOUT TWO INCHES OF RAIN IN THE PAST TWO
  HOURS AND ADDITIONAL INCH PER HOUR RATES WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH
  830 PM. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN FLOODING AND RAPID RISES ON SMALL
  STREAMS IN THE ADVISORY AREA. FLOODING IS MOST LIKELY IN THE
  BROOKSHIRE BOULEVARD AREA AS WELL AS ALONG STEWART CREEK AND GUM
  BRANCH IN CHARLOTTE.

* LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...ANY LOW CROSSINGS OR
  STREAMS IN THE CITY OF CHARLOTTE...MATTHEWS...MINT HILL...
  CHARLOTTE DOUGLAS AIRPORT ROADS AND HIDDEN VALLEY.

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 3510 8069 3510 8093 3511 8094 3510 8095
      3510 8104 3511 8103 3512 8104 3515 8104
      3515 8101 3517 8100 3527 8102 3530 8100
      3534 8069 3514 8064

$$

HG


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