Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
443 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

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CATAWBA NC-CALDWELL NC-BURKE NC-
443 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR HEAVY RAINFALL IN...
  SOUTHEASTERN BURKE COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  SOUTHEASTERN CALDWELL COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  WESTERN CATAWBA COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 630 PM EDT

* AT 439 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. DOPPLER
  RADAR ESTIMATED 2 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN WITHIN THE PAST
  HOUR.

* 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...HICKORY...CONNELLY SPRINGS...GRANITE FALLS...ICARD...
  LONGVIEW...MOUNTAIN VIEW AND ST. STEPHENS.

* FLOODING CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE ALONG LOW LYING AREAS NEAR
  LYLE...FRYE CREEKS AND HERMAN BRANCH...INCLUDING PARTS OF SPRINGS
  ROAD NEAR THE LUTHERAN HOME AND PARTS OF 20TH STREET NORTHEAST.
  ALSO...FUTURE FLOODING MAY OCCUR ALONG JACOB FORK
  CREEK...ESPECIALLY ALONG JACOB FORK RIVER ROAD.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY.

PLEASE REPORT HIGH WATER...FLOODING...LANDSLIDES OR OTHER SEVERE
WEATHER 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 3581 8133 3580 8133 3581 8128 3580 8123
      3556 8142 3557 8163 3582 8146

$$

KRENTZ





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