Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
140 AM EST SAT JAN 13 2018

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Transylvania NC-
140 AM EST SAT JAN 13 2018

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has extended
the

* Flood Warning for...
  Southeastern Transylvania County in western North Carolina...

* Until 445 AM EST

* At 138 AM EST, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
  that heavy rain came to an end across the area this evening. The
  previous heavy rain is causing continuing flooding. 3 to 4 inches
  of rain have fallen over the past 24 hours.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Dupont State Forest, Little River In Transylvania County, Penrose,
  Connestee, Cedar Mountain, Sassafras Mountain and Brevard.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

In hilly and mountainous terrain, there are hundreds of low-water
crossings which can be dangerous in heavy rain. Low-water crossings
can be submerged by flood waters quickly and without warning. Never
attempt to travel across flooded crossings. Find an alternate route.
It takes only a few inches of swiftly flowing water to carry vehicles
away.

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.

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LAT...LON 3529 8261 3526 8262 3526 8260 3517 8259
      3514 8258 3514 8261 3513 8263 3513 8264
      3512 8266 3513 8268 3510 8270 3509 8273
      3508 8275 3507 8275 3507 8278 3519 8277
      3531 8262

$$

Carroll



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