Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
233 PM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

...HEAVY RAIN THREAT TO CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY ACROSS THE
EXTREME SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS AND THE UPPER SAVANNAH RIVER
REGION...

.A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL PERSIST WEST OF THE APPALACHIANS
TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY...WITH DEEP MOISTURE REMAINING IN PLACE
OVER THE REGION. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS
WILL DEVELOP EASTWARD FROM THIS SYSTEM ALONG A STALLED FRONT AND
BRING PERIODS OF HEAVY RAINFALL TO THE EXTREME SOUTHERN
APPALACHIANS AREA. SOIL CONDITIONS ARE ALREADY MOIST...AND ANY
REPEATED ROUNDS OF HEAVY SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE SAME
LOCATION COULD QUICKLY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING THROUGH SUNDAY.

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004-050300-
/O.CON.KGSP.FF.A.0002.000000T0000Z-150706T0000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
RABUN-HABERSHAM-STEPHENS-FRANKLIN-HART-ELBERT-MADISON-SWAIN-
HAYWOOD-GRAHAM-NORTHERN JACKSON-MACON-SOUTHERN JACKSON-
OCONEE MOUNTAINS-GREATER OCONEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLAYTON...PINE MOUNTAIN...
MOUNTAIN CITY...CORNELIA...BALDWIN...DEMOREST...CLARKESVILLE...
TOCCOA...ROYSTON...LAVONIA...FRANKLIN SPRINGS...CANON...
HARTWELL...REED CREEK...ELBERTON...MARS HILL...MARSHALL...
HOT SPRINGS...BRYSON CITY...WAYNESVILLE...CANTON...
LAKE JUNALUSKA...ROBBINSVILLE...CULLOWHEE...SYLVA...FRANKLIN...
HIGHLANDS...CASHIERS...WALHALLA...WESTMINSTER...SENECA
233 PM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST GEORGIA...WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA AND
  UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN
  NORTHEAST GEORGIA...ELBERT...FRANKLIN...HABERSHAM...HART...
  RABUN AND STEPHENS. IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...GRAHAM...
  HAYWOOD...MACON...MADISON...NORTHERN JACKSON...SOUTHERN
  JACKSON AND SWAIN. IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...GREATER OCONEE
  AND OCONEE MOUNTAINS.

* THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING

* THE THREAT FOR HEAVY RAIN PRODUCING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
  WILL INCREASE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF 2
  OR 3 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THE PARTS OF THE WATCH
  AREA...AND THIS RAINFALL WILL AFFECT LOCATIONS WHERE THE GROUND
  IS ALREADY SATURATED FROM RECENT RAINFALL.

* RIVERS AND STREAMS IN THE SOUTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS AND
  THE UPPER SAVANNAH RIVER VALLEY WILL RISE WITH THE ANTICIPATED
  RAINFALL THROUGH SUNDAY. PERIODS OF HEAVY DOWNPOURS WITH ANY
  THUNDERSTORMS MAY CAUSE RAPID RISES ALONG STREAMS AND
  CREEKS...AND ASSOCIATED FLASH FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

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