Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
706 PM EDT FRI JUL 14 2017

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Transylvania NC-
706 PM EDT FRI JUL 14 2017

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* Flood Advisory for...
  Northeastern Transylvania County in western North Carolina...

* Until 900 PM EDT

* At 702 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
  thunderstorms. Up to 2 inches of rain has fallen over the pas
  90 minutes.  This area received heavy rainfall last evening
  as well. An additional 1-2 inches of rain is possible
  in the advisory area. This may cause minor flooding in the
  advisory area.

* Some locations that may experience flooding include...
  Brevard, Mount Pisgah, Looking Glass, North Transylvania and
  Penrose.

* The following streams may experience rapid rises which
  may result of minor flooding: Avery Creek, North Prong Turkey Creek,
  King Creek, South Fork Mills River, Thompson Creek, Looking Glass
  Creek, and Davidson River primarily due to flow from smaller
  tributaries.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Turn around, dont drown.

Heavy rain falling along mountain creeks can cause sudden increases
in water flow downstream, even in areas where it is not raining.
People participating in outdoor recreation should move away from
creeks and small streams.

A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.

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 3533 8265 3531 8264 3525 8267 3522 8272
      3531 8288 3532 8284 3532 8283 3539 8278
      3541 8275 3542 8275 3542 8274

$$

JMP



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