Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
323 AM EDT THU APR 26 2018

NCC003-023-027-035-097-111-262330-
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Catawba NC-McDowell NC-Alexander NC-Iredell NC-Caldwell NC-Burke NC-
323 AM EDT THU APR 26 2018

...THE FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 730 PM EDT THURSDAY FOR
NORTH CENTRAL CATAWBA...EAST CENTRAL MCDOWELL...SOUTHERN ALEXANDER...
WEST CENTRAL IREDELL...SOUTHEASTERN CALDWELL AND CENTRAL BURKE
COUNTIES...

At 315 AM, significant runoff continues into the Upper Catawba River
basin reservoirs from heavy rainfall that fell over the past two
days. This runoff has caused rises above 100 ft, or full pool,
resulting in shoreline flooding and flooding of access points around
the lakes.

This advisory is in effect for the following lakes: Lake James,
Rhodhiss, Hickory, and Lookout Shoals. Please visit:

https://lakes.duke-energy.com/#/lakes

for more information on the latest lake levels. Additional locations
where minor flooding could occur include Morganton, St. Stephens,
Sawmills, Granite Falls, Valdese, Bethlehem, Drexel, Connelly
Springs, Rutherford College and Glen Alpine.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flood Advisory means river, stream, or reservoir levels are
elevated, or ponding of water in urban or other areas is occurring
or is imminent.

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

$$

HG



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