Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
704 PM EDT THU AUG 17 2017

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Catawba NC-Alexander NC-
704 PM EDT THU AUG 17 2017

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* Flood Advisory for...
  North central Catawba County in the Piedmont of North Carolina...
  Southern Alexander County in the Piedmont of North Carolina...

* Until 900 PM EDT

* At 703 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
  thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area.
  Up to two inches of rain have fallen since 600 PM.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  St. Stephens, Bethlehem, Hiddenite, Little River In Alexander
  County, Millersville, Oxford, Lake Hickory, Hickory and Lookout
  Shoals Lake.

Additional rainfall is expected over the area, as thunderstorms
continue to redevelop over the same areas. This is expected to
result in minor flooding.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Please report flood water flowing over roads or threatening property,
or landslides to the National Weather Service 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.

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LAT...LON 3582 8106 3581 8108 3580 8108 3579 8110
      3575 8134 3580 8134 3580 8133 3582 8134
      3590 8134 3591 8107

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