Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
926 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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UNION SC-CHESTER SC-
926 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  CENTRAL UNION COUNTY IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...
  CHESTER COUNTY IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 1115 AM EDT

* AT 917 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE RAPID RISES ON SMALL STREAMS IN THE
  ADVISORY AREA. UP TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN ACROSS
  THE ADVISORY AREA SINCE 7 AM.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  UNION...CHESTER...MONARCH MILL...BUFFALO...FORT LAWN...LOCKHART...
  RICHBURG...CHESTER STATE PARK...ROSE HILL STATE PARK AND CROSS
  KEYS.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF ONE HALF INCH TO 2 INCHES IS EXPECTED OVER
THE ADVISORY AREA. THIS ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL RESULT IN RAPID RISES
ON SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS...INCLUDING COWDENS CREEK...NEALS
CREEK... DUTCHMAN CREEK...CLARKS CREEK...AND OTHER TRIBUTARIES OF
THE BROAD RIVER. FLOODING DUE TO POOR DRAINAGE WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE
IN URBAN AREAS AROUND THE CITIES OF UNION AND CHESTER...ESPECIALLY
LOW SPOTS THAT ARE PRONE TO FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE RAPID RISES ON SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...
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 3464 8090 3461 8089 3459 8183 3460 8185
      3479 8179 3481 8089 3479 8088 3467 8088

$$

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