Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
709 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

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HENDERSON NC-
709 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  CENTRAL HENDERSON COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 1000 PM EST

* AT 701 PM EST...DOPPLER RADAR AND AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGES INDICATED
  THAT HEAVY RAIN WAS FALLING OVER THE AREA. THE HEAVY RAIN WILL
  CAUSE FLOODING. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN ACROSS
  THE AREA SINCE EARLY THIS AFTERNOON.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  HENDERSONVILLE...VALLEY HILL...EAST FLAT ROCK...LAUREL PARK...FLAT
  ROCK AND DANA.

* THE STREAM GAGE AT MUD CREEK SOUTH OF HENDERSONVILLE...HAS RISEN
  QUICKLY AND WILL CONTINUE TO RISE OVER THE NEXT COUPLE HOURS AS
  HEAVY RAIN CONTINUES OVER THE AREA. THE FLOOD STAGE IS 7.5 FEET
  AND THE CURRENT LEVEL IS 6.6 FEET. AT 7.0 FEET...WATER WILL
  APPROACH SOUTH KING STREET AND SOUTH CENTER PLAZA. AT FLOOD
  STAGE...THE AREAS WILL BE FLOODED ALONG WITH SOUTH GROVE STREET.
  ALSO...MOST BUSINESSES WILL BE FLOODED AT THE INTERSECTION OF US
  176/HWY 25.



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES. DO NOT DRIVE AROUND BARRICADES
AND DO NOT DRIVE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. ONLY A
FEW INCHES OF RAPIDLY FLOWING WATER CAN CARRY AWAY YOUR VEHICLE. 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 3535 8239 3528 8238 3527 8248 3534 8250

$$

KRENTZ



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