Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1103 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
HAS ISSUED A FLOOD ADVISORY FOR THE FRENCH BROAD RIVER...


  FRENCH BROAD RIVER AT BLANTYRE AFFECTING HENDERSON AND
  TRANSYLVANIA COUNTIES

HEAVY RAIN MOVING ACROSS THE AREA HAS SATURATED THE GROUND AND CAUSED
RIVER LEVELS TO RISE. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL WILL LIKELY CAUSE THE RIVER
TO CREST JUST BELOW FLOOD STAGE.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD ADVISORY FOR A RIVER FORECAST POINT MEANS THAT NUISANCE
FLOODING IS EXCEPTED TO OCCUR ALONG THE RIVER WHEN THE RIVER LEVEL IS
FORECAST TO BE JUST BELOW OR AT THE OFFICIAL FLOOD STAGE.

CAUTION IS URGED WHEN WALKING NEAR RIVER BANKS...KEEP CHILDREN AWAY
FROM DRAINAGE AREAS AND CULVERTS.

&&

NCC089-175-241601-
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1103 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A
* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR
  THE FRENCH BROAD RIVER AT BLANTYRE.
* UNTIL MONDAY MORNING.
* AT 10 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 12.9 FEET.
* BANKFULL STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO NEAR 15.9 FEET BY EARLY MONDAY
  AFTERNOON.
* AT 15.8 FEET...FARMLAND FLOODING CONTINUES ON BOTH SIDES OF THE
  RIVER. THE RIVER WILL BEGIN TO FLOW ACROSS PLEASANT GROVE ROAD
  BETWEEN TALLY RD AND CREEKS EDGE DRIVE..

&&

LAT...LON 3538 8257 3537 8250 3529 8254 3521 8267
      3526 8274 3534 8261

$$



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