Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1033 PM EDT SAT SEP 13 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  CHEROKEE COUNTY IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...
  SOUTH CENTRAL GASTON COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...
  SOUTHEASTERN CLEVELAND COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...
  WESTERN YORK COUNTY IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 130 AM EDT

* AT 1028 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS...WITH TORRENTIAL RAIN...FALLING ACROSS
  PARTS OF THE WARNED AREA. HEAVY RAIN WAS FOCUSING NEAR THE I85
  CORRIDOR ALTHOUGH IT WAS BUILDING SOUTH. RADAR HAS ESTIMATED THAT
  WITHIN THE CLUSTERS OF STRONGEST STORMS 2 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN FELL
  ROUGHLY BETWEEN 930 PM AND 1030 PM. THUNDERSTORMS WERE TRYING TO
  BUILD SOUTH...BUT COPIOUS MOISTURE COULD STILL PRODUCE ANOTHER 1
  TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN...SOME IN LOCATIONS WHICH HAVE ALREADY HAD
  TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING TO
  OCCUR. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  GAFFNEY...YORK...BLACKSBURG...CLOVER...EARL...HICKORY GROVE...
  NEWPORT...PRIME OUTLET MALL AND THICKETTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLASH FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. DO
NOT ENTER THE WATER. TURN AROUND AND MOVE UP TO HIGHER GROUND TO
ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO FLOODING WHEN
WATER BEGINS RISING.

PLEASE REPORT HIGH WATER...FLOODING...LANDSLIDES OR OTHER SEVERE
WEATHER 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 3496 8108 3490 8126 3489 8148 3501 8179
      3503 8179 3504 8181 3527 8153 3516 8109

$$

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