Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
218 AM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

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MECKLENBURG NC-
218 AM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED AN

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

* UNTIL 400 AM EDT

* AT 214 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. DOPPLER
  RADAR ESTIMATED THAT BETWEEN 0.5 AND 1.5 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN
  OVER THE ADVISORY AREA WITHIN THE PAST HOUR. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL
  AMOUNTS OF UP TO TWO INCHES POSSIBLE AS A CLUSTER OF
  THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUES TO DEVELOP THROUGH 4 AM.

* 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...CENTER CITY CHARLOTTE...UNC CHARLOTTE...EASTLAND MALL...
  FREEDOM PARK...HIDDEN VALLEY...I-77 AT I-85...MATTHEWS...MCALPINE
  CREEK PARK...MINT HILL...NORTHLAKE MALL...PINEVILLE...SOUTHPARK
  MALL...STARMOUNT...THE ARBORETUM AND THE PLAZA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM THIS STORM WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES
AS WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

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.

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 3503 8077 3503 8080 3501 8084 3510 8093
      3537 8086 3537 8073 3535 8069 3527 8066
      3525 8062 3521 8055

$$
JOH






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