Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
809 PM EDT SAT MAY 21 2016

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MECKLENBURG NC-
809 PM EDT SAT MAY 21 2016

...THE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
945 PM EDT FOR CENTRAL MECKLENBURG COUNTY...

AT 802 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THAT THE BAND OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY RAINFALL
ACROSS THE CITY OF CHARLOTTE WAS SLOWLY MOVING SOUTHEAST INTO UNION
COUNTY. RADAR INDICATED RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF NEARLY TWO INCHES IN
MANY CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN MECKLENBURG LOCATIONS OVER THE PAST TWO
HOURS...AND ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF ONE HALF TO ONE INCH PER HOUR
WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH 830 PM ACROSS SOUTHERN SECTIONS BEFORE THE
RAINFALL TAPERS OFF.

DEEP PONDING OF WATER IS LIKELY IN LOW LYING AREAS THROUGHOUT THE
CITY AND IN SURROUNDING AREAS. FLOODING IS ESPECIALLY LIKELY ALONG
BROOKSHIRE BOULEVARD AND ALONG STEWART CREEK EAST OF THE PAW CREEK
AREA. RAPID RISES ARE EXPECTED ON IRWIN CREEK...LITTLE SUGAR
CREEK...AND BRIAR CREEK AT COLONY ROAD.

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS THAT MAY EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...ANY LOW
LYING AREAS AROUND THE CITY OF CHARLOTTE...MATTHEWS...MINT
HILL...CHARLOTTE DOUGLAS AIRPORT ROADS AND HIDDEN VALLEY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN AREAS...STREETS
AND UNDERPASSES...AS WELL AS OTHER POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING
SPOTS. RAPID RISES ON SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS WILL ALSO OCCUR...
POSSIBLY FLOODING LOW WATER CROSSINGS AND FARMLAND. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO
TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

PLEASE REPORT FLOOD WATER FLOWING OVER ROADS OR THREATENING
PROPERTY...OR LANDSLIDES 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 3510 8069 3510 8093 3511 8094 3510 8095
      3510 8104 3511 8103 3512 8104 3515 8104
      3515 8101 3517 8100 3527 8102 3530 8100
      3534 8069 3514 8064

$$

HG



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