Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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Flood Warning
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
516 AM EST MON FEB 12 2018

Transylvania NC-
516 AM EST MON FEB 12 2018

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has extended

* Flood Warning for Small Streams in...
  East central Transylvania County in western North Carolina...

* Until 1130 AM EST Monday

* At 514 AM EST, excessive runoff across the Upper French Broad
  valley continues, maintaining elevated and above bankfull stream
  conditions. Specifically, the Little River and Crab Creek will
  remain in flood through the moring hours, continuing to inundate
  parts of Cascade Lake Road, Merrill Lane and adjacent areas. The
  Gauge on the Little River near Merrill Lane has just crested and
  is beginning to slowly fall.

Additional rainfall amounts of up to an inch are possible in the
warned area.


Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Do not attempt to cross
water-covered roadways, bridges, or low-level crossings. Only a few
inches of rapidly flowing water can carry away your vehicle. It is
not worth the risk. Please TURN AROUND, DON`T DROWN.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, highways, and underpasses. Addditionally, country
roads and farmlands along the banks of creeks, streams, and other
low-lying areas are subject to flooding.

When it is safe to do so, please report flood waters or landslides
flowing over roads or threatening property to the National Weather
Service by calling toll free, 1, 800, 2 6 7, 8 1 0 1, by posting on
our Facebook page, or via Twitter using hashtag NWSGSP. Your message
should describe the event and the specific location where it
occurred, including roadways, nearby cross streets, stream names and
other landmarks.


LAT...LON 3529 8262 3516 8259 3513 8264 3519 8265
      3526 8271



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