Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
628 PM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

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CATAWBA NC-LINCOLN NC-
628 PM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  SOUTH CENTRAL CATAWBA COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...
  NORTHWESTERN LINCOLN COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 830 PM EDT

* AT 625 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO A SERIES
  OF THUNDERSTORMS MOVING SLOWLY WEST TO EAST ALONG THE BORDER
  BETWEEN CATAWBA AND LINCOLN COUNTIES. RADAR INDICATES THAT 2 TO
  2.5 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN IN THE PAST HOUR AND ADDITIONAL
  RATES OF ONE HALF TO ONE INCH PER HOUR WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH
  730 PM. THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING OF LOW LYING SPOTS IN
  THE ADVISORY AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  MAIDEN AND VALE. RISES TO NEAR BANKFULL ARE LIKELY ALONG RHODES
  MILL CREEK AND HOWARDS CREEK...
  AND POSSIBLY ALONG CLARK CREEK AND ALLEN CREEK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

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 3563 8112 3554 8109 3551 8145 3560 8141

$$

HG



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