Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
551 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

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CABARRUS NC-
551 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED AN

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

* UNTIL 830 PM EDT

* AT 544 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED AN
  AREA OF LIGHT TO MODERATE RAINFALL ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA.
  DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATED THAT APPROXIMATELY 2 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN
  HAS FALLEN IN THE LAST 18 HOURS WITH AN ADDITIONAL INCH POSSIBLE
  OVER THE NEXT 12 HOURS.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS RAINFALL WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING TO OCCUR...
  ESPECIALLY ALONG SMALL STREAMS AND NEAR LOW WATER CROSSINGS. SOME
  LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING INCLUDE...MIDLAND AND
  MOUNT PLEASANT.

MULTIPLE REPORTS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED VIA SOCIAL MEDIA OF VARIOUS
FLOODED ROADWAYS IN EASTERN CABARRUS COUNTY SUCH AS BOWMAN BARRIER
ROAD.

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.

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LAT...LON 3520 8049 3519 8051 3524 8061 3525 8062
      3550 8046 3550 8037 3551 8037 3551 8030
      3549 8030

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