Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
1030 AM EDT SUN APR 15 2018

NCZ053-064-065-151530-
Buncombe NC-Transylvania NC-Henderson NC-
1030 AM EDT SUN APR 15 2018

...A THUNDERSTORM WITH TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WILL IMPACT EAST CENTRAL
TRANSYLVANIA...HENDERSON AND SOUTHEASTERN BUNCOMBE COUNTIES UNTIL
1130 AM EDT...

At 1029 AM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a thunderstorm with
torrential rainfall 8 miles southeast of Brevard, or near Dupont
State Forest, moving northeast at 10 mph.

Locations to be impacted include...
Hendersonville, Arden, Mills River, Fletcher, Flat Rock, Etowah,
Mountain Home, Laurel Park, Asheville Airport and Dupont State
Forest.

Very heavy rainfall rates up to 2 inches per hour will be possible in
these areas.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Torrential rainfall may flood areas with poor drainage, such as
ditches and underpasses. Avoid these areas and do not cross flooded
roads. Water levels of small streams may also rise rapidly. Seek
higher ground if threatened by flood waters.

&&

LAT...LON 3552 8227 3517 8247 3517 8249 3516 8250
      3517 8250 3516 8253 3516 8255 3515 8257
      3514 8261 3513 8263 3513 8264 3512 8266
      3514 8273 3552 8259
TIME...MOT...LOC 1429Z 206DEG 10KT 3517 8260

$$

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