Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
937 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

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CHEROKEE SC-
937 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  CHEROKEE COUNTY IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 1130 PM EDT

* AT 933 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN THE
  ADVISORY AREA. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN SINCE 830 PM..

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  GAFFNEY...BLACKSBURG...COWPENS NATIONAL BATTLEFIELD...CHEROKEE
  FALLS...THICKETTY AND DRAYTONVILLE.

* LOW LYING AREAS AND ROADS NEAR CHEROKEE CREEK COULD BECOME COVERED
  COVERED BY WATER... ESPECIALLY ON GATE AND NEW MEXICO ROADS WEST
  OF LAKE WHELCHEL. DEEP STANDING WATER ON ROADS...ESPECIALLY IN LOW
  LYING AREAS NEAR PROVIDENCE BRANCH AND ROADS SUCH AS PROVIDENCE
  AND PROVIDENCE CREEK ROAD IS POSSIBLE. ALSO...IRENE CREEK AND ITS
  TRIBUTARIES COULD FLOOD LOW LYING AREAS ESPECIALLY ALONG WEST
  BUFORD STREET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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LAT...LON 3518 8187 3517 8148 3496 8149 3494 8174

$$

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