Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
916 PM EDT TUE OCT 14 2014

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG
HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NORTH
CAROLINA...

  FRENCH BROAD RIVER AT BLANTYRE AFFECTING HENDERSON AND
  TRANSYLVANIA COUNTIES

.RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAIN WILL CAUSE THE RIVER TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD
STAGE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE CARS THROUGH FLOODED AREAS. REMEMBER...NIGHTIME MAKES IT
DIFFICULT TO RECOGNIZE FLOODED AREAS.

THE LATEST STAGES AND FORECASTS FOR RIVERS CAN BE FOUND ON OUR WEB
PAGE AT HTTP://WATER.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS2/INDEX.PHP?WFO=GSP

PLEASE REPORT HIGH WATER...FLOODING AND 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.

&&

NCC089-175-160116-
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916 PM EDT TUE OCT 14 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
  THE FRENCH BROAD RIVER AT BLANTYRE.
* FROM LATE TONIGHT TO THURSDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS
  CANCELLED.
* AT 830 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 13.5 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING AND
  CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 17.0 FEET BY EARLY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.
  THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 16.0 FEET...FARMFIELDS IN LOW LYING AREAS AND A LOCAL
  TREE FARM AND GREENHOUSE NEAR GROVE BRIDGE ROAD WILL BE FLOODED.
  THE RIVER WILL BEGIN TO FLOW ACROSS PLEASANT GROVE ROAD BETWEEN
  TALLY RD AND CREEKS EDGE DRIVE.
* IMPACT...AT 15.0 FEET...MOST OF THE FARMFIELDS BETWEEN THE RIVER
  AND BREVARD ROAD WILL BE FLOODED.  FIELDS BETWEEN THE RIVER AND
  PLEASANT GROVE ROAD WILL ALSO BE FLOODED.
* IMPACT...AT 14.5 FEET...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO OVERFLOW ITS
  BANKS AND WILL APPROACH PARTS OF BIG WILLOW AND RIVER ROADS NEAR
  ETOWAH.

&&

LAT...LON 3538 8257 3537 8250 3529 8254 3521 8267
      3526 8274 3534 8261



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