Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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WGUS82 KGSP 242338

Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
738 PM EDT TUE APR 24 2018

Catawba NC-McDowell NC-Alexander NC-Iredell NC-Caldwell NC-Burke NC-
738 PM EDT TUE APR 24 2018

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* Flood Advisory for...
  North central Catawba County in the Piedmont of North Carolina...
  East central McDowell County in western North Carolina...
  Southern Alexander County in the Piedmont of North Carolina...
  West central Iredell County in the Piedmont of North Carolina...
  Southeastern Caldwell County in western North Carolina...
  Central Burke County in western North Carolina...

* Until 730 AM EDT Wednesday.

* At 731 PM EDT, Minor flooding was occurring along the shores of
  the reservoirs along the Catawba River, due to runoff and back-
  water effects from earlier heavy rain.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Morganton, St. Stephens, Sawmills, Granite Falls, Valdese,
  Bethlehem, Drexel, Connelly Springs, Rutherford College and Glen

* Duke Energy dam operators will continue to monitor release of
  water from the various dams, and only minor flooding is expected
  through early Wednesday morning. To check the latest on lake
  levels, please visit Duke Energy`s Lake Level site at: lakes.duke-


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.


LAT...LON 3587 8107 3573 8102 3572 8110 3577 8119
      3573 8153 3568 8200 3575 8204 3581 8187
      3582 8159



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