Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
735 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

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MADISON NC-
735 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

...THE SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 830 PM EDT
FOR EAST CENTRAL MADISON COUNTY...

AT 730 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THAT THE THUNDERSTORMS
PRODUCING THE RECENT HEAVY RAINFALL HAD MOVED WEST OF THE ADVISORY
AREA...WITH JUST STEADY LIGHT RAIN EXPECTED TO CONTINUE OVER THE
AREA THROUGH 8 PM.

COUNTY OFFICIALS REPORT FLOODING ONGOING ALONG BEAR BRANCH IN THE
EBBS CHAPEL COMMUNITY WEST OF INTERSTATE 26. ADDITIONAL HIGH WATER
LEVELS WILL LIKELY PERSIST ALONG BEETREE CREEK...EAST FORK BULL
CREEK...AND BIG LAUREL CREEK NORTHWEST OF MARS HILL THROUGH 830 PM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST
FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES. BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN
IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE DANGERS OF FLOODING.

PLEASE REPORT FLOOD WATER FLOWING OVER ROADS OR THREATENING
PROPERTY... OR LANDSLIDES TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE 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 3594 8249 3593 8250 3591 8249 3591 8247
      3584 8244 3583 8256 3585 8261 3596 8264
      3597 8261 3596 8260 3596 8258 3595 8256
      3597 8254 3598 8251

$$

HG



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