Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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

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MECKLENBURG NC-
855 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 848 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THAT ALL OF THE HEAVY
RAINFALL FROM THUNDERSTORMS CROSSING THE REGION HAD MOVED SOUTHEAST
OF THE CHARLOTTE AREA. HOWEVER...RUNOFF FROM THE RECENT HEAVY
RAINFALL IS CONTINUING TO CAUSE AREA STREAMS AND CREEKS TO RISE AND
SPOTTY ROAD FLOODING CONTINUES.

HIGH WATER CONDITIONS WILL LINGER THROUGH AT LEAST 930 PM IN LOW
LYING SPOTS ON AREA ROADWAYS. IN ADDITION...THE STREAM GAGE ON
MCMULLEN CREEK ABOVE LINCREST PLACE ON THE SOUTHEAST SIDE OF
CHARLOTTE WAS INDICATING A LEVEL JUST BELOW BANKFULL. THIS STREAM
WILL LIKELY RISE ABOVE BANKFULL THROUGH 930 PM AND FLOOD ADDISON
DRIVE AND LINCREST ROAD. HIGH WATER CONDITIONS ALSO EXIST ON STEWART
CREEK AT STATE STREET. FLOODING IS LIKELY ONGOING IN LOW LYING AREAS
AROUND THE NEARBY UNIVERSITY GARDEN APARTMENTS. STREAM LEVELS SHOULD
START TO RECEDE BEFORE 945 PM.

ADDITIONAL FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS MAY CONTINUE AROUND
CHARLOTTE...MATTHEWS...MINT HILL...CHARLOTTE DOUGLAS AIRPORT AND
HIDDEN VALLEY THROUGH 945 PM EDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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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