Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1250 PM EST WED FEB 3 2016

...The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg SC
has issued a Flood Advisory for the Pigeon River...


Pigeon River at Canton affecting Haywood County

Heavy rain moving across the area has saturated the ground and caused
river levels to rise. Additional rainfall will likely cause the river
to crest just below flood stage.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flood Advisory for a river forecast point means that nuisance
flooding is expected to occur along the river when the river level is
forecast to be just below or at the official flood stage.

Caution is urged when walking near river banks...keep children away
from drainage areas and culverts.

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1250 PM EST WED FEB 3 2016

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  The Pigeon River at Canton.
* until early Thursday morning.
* At 12 PM Wednesday the stage was 7.9 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 10.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...the river will rise to near 9.0 feet by this evening.
 At 9.0 feet...Water begins to flood parts of vance street closest to
the river and some parts of fiberville road.

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LAT...LON 3549 8292 3553 8286 3553 8290 3557 8290 3555 8281
      3549 8286

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JPT



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