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
838 PM EDT TUE OCT 14 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  AVERY COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  EASTERN YANCEY COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  MCDOWELL COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  MITCHELL COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  WESTERN BURKE COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  WESTERN CALDWELL COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 1130 PM EDT

* AT 837 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS AND
  MOVING INTO THE WARNED AREA. RAINFALL RATES HAVE BEEN INCREASING
  AND IT IS LIKELY THAT SEVERAL STREAMS ALONG AND EITHER SIDE OF
  THE NORTHERN NORTH CAROLINA BLUE RIDGE WILL RISE ABOVE BANKFULL
  LATER THIS EVENING.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING TO
  OCCUR. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  BURNSVILLE...MARION...NEWLAND...SPRUCE PINE...ASHFORD...
  BAKERSVILLE...BANNER ELK...BUSICK...COLLETTSVILLE...DYSARTSVILLE...
  GLENWOOD...GLOBE...INGALLS...JONAS RIDGE...LAKE JAMES...LINVILLE...
  LINVILLE FALLS...MICAVILLE...OLD FORT...PATTERSON AND SEVEN DEVILS.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3628 8189 3621 8190 3619 8184 3612 8181
      3613 8155 3608 8145 3554 8190 3555 8201
      3552 8217 3561 8229 3571 8228 3575 8234
      3581 8235 3601 8232 3605 8229 3610 8220
      3609 8215 3613 8204 3629 8192

$$

CSH





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