Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
439 AM EDT MON APR 16 2018

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Burke NC-
439 AM EDT MON APR 16 2018

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has extended
the

* Flood Warning for...
  Central Burke County in western North Carolina...

* Until 745 AM EDT.

* At 437 AM EDT, stream gauges indicated ongoing flooding along the
  Johns River at Arney`s Store north of Morganton. The river has
  crested and is beginning to recede, but will remain above
  flood stage for a couple of hours.

* Flooding will remain over mainly rural areas of central Burke
  County.

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.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

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 3587 8170 3584 8169 3578 8165 3578 8168
      3585 8175 3589 8173

$$

TDP


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