Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
258 PM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

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CABARRUS NC-
258 PM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR RAPID RIVER RISES IN...
  WESTERN CABARRUS COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 800 PM EDT

* AT 245 PM EDT...EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORTED AN AREA OF HEAVY
RAINFALL ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATED THAT 2 TO
3 INCHES OF RAIN FELL EARLIER TODAY...WITH ADDITIONAL QUARTER TO
HALF INCH POSSIBLE WITHIN THE NEXT COUPLE OF HOURS.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS RAINFALL WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING TO OCCUR...
ESPECIALLY ALONG SMALL STREAMS AND NEAR LOW WATER CROSSINGS.

* EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORTED THAT THE ROCKY RIVER IS FLOODING
POPLAR TENT ROAD AT COX MILL ROAD. ADDITIONAL RISES OF A FOOT OR TWO
MAY OCCUR BEFORE IT CRESTS WITHIN THE NEXT COUPLE OF HOURS. RAPID
RISES ALONG THE ROCKY RIVER CAN BE EXPECTED DOWNSTREAM TO THE RIVER
GAGE JUST ABOVE THE IRISH BUFFALO CREEK IN SOUTHERN CABARRUS COUNTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM EARLIER STORMS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING OF
SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND
UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

PLEASE REPORT HIGH WATER...FLOODING...LANDSLIDES OR OTHER SEVERE
WEATHER 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 3529 8049 3531 8068 3535 8069 3540 8076
      3541 8077 3542 8075 3548 8078 3549 8069
      3538 8061 3534 8046

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