Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
409 PM EDT SAT JUL 12 2014

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HAYWOOD NC-JACKSON NC-
409 PM EDT SAT JUL 12 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR HEAVY RAINFALL IN...
  NORTHEASTERN JACKSON COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  SOUTHERN HAYWOOD COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 530 PM EDT

* AT 407 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. DOPPLER
  RADAR ESTIMATED THAT 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN...WITH LOCAL
  AMOUNTS OF 2.5 INCHES. ANOTHER 1 TO 1.5 INCHES OF RAIN WILL BE
  POSSIBLE UNTIL THE STORMS START TO WEAKEN.

* 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...WAYNESVILLE...BALSAM...BLACK BALSAM AREA...CRUSO...
  GRAVEYARD FIELDS...LAKE JUNALUSKA AND MAGGIE VALLEY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY.

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 3556 8289 3541 8275 3538 8279 3537 8279
      3531 8285 3531 8295 3530 8297 3532 8300
      3535 8305 3539 8306 3552 8318

$$

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