Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
150 PM EST WED FEB 3 2016

In North Carolina...
...Forecast flooding changed from Minor to Moderate severity 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. Remember...river stage forecasts are based on observed and
forecasted rainfall. If actual rainfall varies from the forecast
values...the river stage will vary accordingly.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive cars through flooded areas. Remember...night time 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...8 0
0...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.

&&

NCC089-175-041850-
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/BLAN7.2.ER.160203T1939Z.160204T1200Z.160205T2040Z.NO/
150 PM EST WED FEB 3 2016

...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
 The French Broad River At Blantyre.
* until late Friday evening...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 1:30 PM Wednesday the stage was 15.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...the river is expected to rise above flood stage this afternoon
  and continue to rise to near 20.5 feet by Thursday morning. The river will
  fall below flood stage by Friday afternoon.
* Impact...At 20.0 feet...The river overtops the railroad tracks and
  will start to flood highway 64. A trailer park on river ridge road
  will be affected and buildings north of grove bridge road will
  likely flood.

&&

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

$$
JPT


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