Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
804 PM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

...The Flood Warning continues for the FRENCH BROAD RIVER
in North Carolina...

  ...At BLANTYRE affecting Henderson and Transylvania Counties.

The river continues to recede quickly and will fall below Minor
Flood Stage overnight tonight...however...the river will
remain above Action or Bankfull Stage through Saturday morning.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

The latest stages and forecasts this forecast point can be found
on our web page at:

http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=gsp&gage=blan7

Please report impacts from the ongoing river flooding...including
road closures...water over roadways...flooding of homes...
businesses...or other structures to the National Weather Service
Greenville-Spartanburg by calling toll free...1...8 0 0...2 6 7...
8 1 0 1. Please provide specific information in your message...
including any nearby intersections or other landmarks. Your report
will help us improve our flood stages and impact statements for
future warnings.

&&

NCC089-175-061851-
/O.EXT.KGSP.FL.W.0001.000000T0000Z-160206T1851Z/
/BLAN7.1.ER.160203T2055Z.160205T0130Z.160206T0651Z.NO/
804 PM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

The Minor Flood Warning continues for
The FRENCH BROAD RIVER at BLANTYRE

* Until Saturday afternoon
* At 745 PM Friday the stage was 17.0 feet and falling.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Minor Flood Stage is 16.0 feet.
* The river is receding rapidly and will fall below Minor Flood Stage
overnight tonight and below Action or Bankfull Stage Saturday morning.
* Impact...At 16.0 feet...The French Broad River reaches Minor Flood
  Stage. Farmland flooding continues on both sides of the French
  Broad River.

&&

LAT...LON 3538 8257 3537 8250 3529 8254 3521 8267
      3526 8274 3534 8261

$$

JMP


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