Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
939 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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MECKLENBURG NC-UNION NC-YORK SC-
939 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...THE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
1045 AM EDT FOR SOUTH CENTRAL MECKLENBURG...WEST CENTRAL UNION AND
SOUTHEASTERN YORK COUNTIES...

AT 930 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN
THE ADVISORY AREA. UP TO 1.5 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN SINCE EARLY
THIS MORNING.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
ROCK HILL...INDIAN TRAIL...WEDDINGTON...FORT MILL...STALLINGS...WESLEY
CHAPEL...LESSLIE...MARVIN...MATTHEWS AND SOUTH CHARLOTTE.

A GAUGE ON BIG DUTCHMAN CREEK INDICATES THE CREEK WILL EXCEED FLOOD
STAGE BRIEFLY...WITH WATER COVERING THE BRIDGE ON WEST OAK DRIVE.
SOME YARDS WILL ALSO BE FLOODED ALONG MT GALLANT RD. OTHER STREAMS
WITH ELEVATED STREAM LEVELS INCLUDE TRIBUTARIES OF THE CATAWBA RIVER
IN YORK COUNTY...TWELVEMILE CREEK IN UNION COUNTY NORTH
CAROLINA...AND SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS ALONG THE MECKLENBURG AND
UNION COUNTY LINES. THE RAIN WILL BEGIN ENDING FROM THE WEST BY 10
AM...AND ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED TO BE FAIRLY LIGHT
IN THE ADVISORY AREA.

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.

PLEASE REPORT FLOOD WATER FLOWING OVER ROADS OR THREATENING
PROPERTY...OR LANDSLIDES 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 3495 8079 3502 8085 3498 8089 3496 8087
      3491 8087 3483 8104 3496 8109 3503 8090
      3501 8091 3499 8089 3502 8086 3504 8087
      3511 8070 3503 8062

$$

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