Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
552 PM EDT WED AUG 17 2016

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MECKLENBURG NC-
552 PM EDT WED AUG 17 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR RAPID RISES FOR...
  SOUTHEASTERN MECKLENBURG COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH
  CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 745 PM EDT

* AT 549 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN
  THE ADVISORY AREA. ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN SINCE 5
  PM...MAINLY BETWEEN CENTER CITY CHARLOTTE AND HIDDEN VALLEY.
  ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE AN ADDITIONAL ONE TO TWO
  INCHES OF RAINFALL.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  UPTOWN CHARLOTTE...CENTRAL CHARLOTTE...SOUTH CHARLOTTE...
  EAST CHARLOTTE...MATTHEWS...MINT HILL...FREEDOM PARK...THE PLAZA...
  HIDDEN VALLEY AND THE ARBORETUM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN AREAS...STREETS
AND UNDERPASSES...AS WELL AS OTHER POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING
SPOTS. RAPID RISES ON SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS WILL ALSO OCCUR...
POSSIBLY FLOODING LOW WATER CROSSINGS AND FARMLAND. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO
TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

IF HEAVY RAINFALL CONTINUES...THE ADVISORY MAY BE UPGRADED TO A
FLASH FLOOD WARNING. PEOPLE IN FLOOD PRONE AREAS...ESPECIALLY ALONG
CREEKS AND SMALL STREAMS...SHOULD PREPARE TO MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND
QUICKLY IF A FLASH FLOOD WARNING IS ISSUED.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3506 8082 3521 8094 3532 8069 3531 8068
      3527 8067 3522 8057 3521 8056

$$

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