Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1253 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

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CHESTER SC-
1253 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR HEAVY RAINFALL IN...
  EASTERN CHESTER COUNTY IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 300 AM EDT

* AT 1249 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. DOPPLER
  RADAR ESTIMATED OVER 2 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN IN THE PAST
HOUR...INCLUDING IN SOME AREAS WHERE 2 OR MORE INCHES OF RAIN ARE
ESTIMATED TO HAVE FALLEN TUESDAY AFTERNOON. THUNDERSTORMS ARE
EXPECTED TO CONTINUE IN THE AREA FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF HOURS.
LOCALIZED MINOR FLOODING IS LIKELY...PARTICULARLY IN POORLY DRAINED
AREAS.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING TO
  OCCUR...ESPECIALLY ALONG SMALL STREAMS AND NEAR LOW WATER
  CROSSINGS. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING
  INCLUDE...BLACKSTOCK...CEDAR CREEK RESERVOIR...FISHING CREEK
  RESERVOIR...FORT LAWN...GREAT FALLS...GREAT FALLS RESERVOIR AND
RICHBURG.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM THIS STORM 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. MINOR FLOODING
OF FARMLAND ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS CAN ALSO BE
EXPECTED.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. DO NOT
DRIVE THROUGH AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 3465 8089 3457 8087 3454 8088 3454 8100
      3456 8122 3482 8105 3482 8089 3477 8086
      3474 8087 3470 8085

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