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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook...CORRECTED
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
403 AM EST Sat Feb 23 2019

NCZ048-051>053-058-059-062>064-240900-
Madison-Swain-Haywood-Buncombe-Graham-Northern Jackson-Macon-
Southern Jackson-Transylvania-
403 AM EST Sat Feb 23 2019

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 PM EST SUNDAY
ABOVE 3500 FEET...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the central and southern
mountains of western North Carolina.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Flood Watch.
   Wind Advisory.

Isolated thunderstorms will be possible late tonight. Briefly gusty
winds and occasional cloud-to-ground lightning strikes may accompany
the thunderstorms during the early morning hours.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Flood Watch.
   Wind Advisory.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters should relay any reports of flooding to the National Weather
Service.

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Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
358 AM EST Sat Feb 23 2019

...LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN EXPECTED TO RESULT IN ADDITIONAL FLOODING
FOR PARTS OF THE REGION...

.Occasional light rain will occur over the western Carolinas and
northeast Georgia today, maintaining saturated soils and
promoting runoff into creeks and rivers that are already running
high from recent heavy rainfall. Overnight tonight and into Sunday
morning, a cold front will bring one more round of moderate to
heavy rainfall, which is expected to lead to more flooding.

GAZ010-017-018-026-028-NCZ033-035>037-048>053-056>059-062>065-
068>072-501>510-SCZ001>010-232030-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Rabun-Habersham-Stephens-Franklin-Hart-Avery-Alexander-Iredell-
Davie-Madison-Yancey-Mitchell-Swain-Haywood-Buncombe-Catawba-
Rowan-Graham-Northern Jackson-Macon-Southern Jackson-Transylvania-
Henderson-Cleveland-Lincoln-Gaston-Mecklenburg-Cabarrus-
Caldwell Mountains-Greater Caldwell-Burke Mountains-Greater Burke-
McDowell Mountains-Eastern McDowell-Rutherford Mountains-
Greater Rutherford-Polk Mountains-Eastern Polk-Oconee Mountains-
Pickens Mountains-Greenville Mountains-Greater Oconee-
Greater Pickens-Greater Greenville-Spartanburg-Cherokee-York-
Anderson-
Including the cities of Clayton, Pine Mountain, Mountain City,
Cornelia, Baldwin, Demorest, Clarkesville, Hollywood, Boydville,
Toccoa, Royston, Whitworth, Lavonia, Franklin Springs, Canon,
Hartwell, Nuberg, Reed Creek, Ingalls, Banner Elk, Newland,
Bethlehem, Ellendale, Millersville, Taylorsville, Hiddenite,
Stony Point, Statesville, Mooresville, Farmington, Fork Church,
Mocksville, Advance, Faust, Mars Hill, Marshall, Walnut,
Allenstand, Hot Springs, Luck, Swiss, Burnsville, Celo,
Micaville, Ramseytown, Busick, Mount Mitchell State Park,
Spruce Pine, Poplar, Newfound Gap, Alarka, Almond, Bryson City,
Luada, Smokemont, Wesser, Waynesville, Waterville, Canton, Cruso,
Cove Creek, Lake Junaluska, Asheville, Hickory, Newton,
St. Stephens, Salisbury, Robbinsville, Stecoah, Cullowhee,
Tuckasegee, Sylva, Franklin, Rainbow Springs, Kyle,
Nantahala Lake, Highlands, Wolf Mountain, Cashiers, Brevard,
Cedar Mountain, Little River, Hendersonville, Fletcher, Dana,
East Flat Rock, Tuxedo, Etowah, Shelby, Kings Mountain,
Lincolnton, Crouse, Gastonia, Charlotte, Huntersville, Matthews,
Concord, Kannapolis, Patterson, Kings Creek, Lenoir, Sawmills,
Granite Falls, Jonas Ridge, Morganton, Pleasant Grove, Valdese,
Ashford, Sugar Hill, Woodlawn, Old Fort, Marion, Nebo,
Dysartsville, Fero, Glenwood, Lake Lure, Forest City,
Rutherfordton, Spindale, Saluda, Tryon, Columbus, Lake Adger,
Mill Spring, Mountain Rest, Walhalla, Westminster, Pumpkintown,
Tigerville, Gowensville, Caesars Head, Cleveland, Marietta,
Seneca, Oakway, Easley, Dacusville, Clemson, Greenville, Taylors,
Greer, Mauldin, Fork Shoals, Simpsonville, Berea, Spartanburg,
Gaffney, Catawba, Rock Hill, and Anderson
358 AM EST Sat Feb 23 2019

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued
a

* Flood Watch for portions of northeast Georgia, North Carolina,
  and upstate South Carolina, including the following areas, in
  northeast Georgia, Franklin, Habersham, Hart, Rabun, and
  Stephens. In North Carolina, Alexander, Avery, Buncombe, Burke
  Mountains, Cabarrus, Caldwell Mountains, Catawba, Cleveland,
  Davie, Eastern McDowell, Eastern Polk, Gaston, Graham, Greater
  Burke, Greater Caldwell, Greater Rutherford, Haywood,
  Henderson, Iredell, Lincoln, Macon, Madison, McDowell
  Mountains, Mecklenburg, Mitchell, Northern Jackson, Polk
  Mountains, Rowan, Rutherford Mountains, Southern Jackson,
  Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey. In upstate South Carolina,
  Anderson, Cherokee, Greater Greenville, Greater Oconee,
  Greater Pickens, Greenville Mountains, Oconee Mountains,
  Pickens Mountains, Spartanburg, and York.

* through Sunday morning

* Many area rivers have already risen out of their banks or have
  caused minor flooding. Additional rainfall today and tonight,
  and especially early Sunday, will cause rivers to keep rising.
  This will result in flooding on some rivers where it may not
  have occurred recently, and in poorly drained areas even away
  from rivers.

* Roads may cover with water in some areas, becoming impassable.
  Rivers may rise into campgrounds, parks, and other recreational
  sites along their banks.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.

&&

$$
Wimberley



Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
320 AM EST Sat Feb 23 2019

...VERY WINDY CONDITIONS TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE NORTH CAROLINA
MOUNTAINS TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...

.South to southwest winds will increase rapidly across the North
Carolina mountains tonight ahead of an approaching, strong cold
front. Winds will turn west then northwest early Sunday behind
the passing cold front, increasing in strength in the cold air.
Strong winds will likely continue through Sunday night across at
least the northern mountains of western North Carolina.

NCZ048-051>053-058-059-062>064-231700-
/O.NEW.KGSP.WI.Y.0010.190224T0000Z-190225T0000Z/
Madison-Swain-Haywood-Buncombe-Graham-Northern Jackson-Macon-
Southern Jackson-Transylvania-
Including the cities of Faust, Mars Hill, Marshall, Walnut,
Allenstand, Hot Springs, Luck, Alarka, Almond, Bryson City,
Luada, Wesser, Waynesville, Waterville, Canton, Cruso,
Cove Creek, Asheville, Robbinsville, Stecoah, Cullowhee,
Tuckasegee, Sylva, Franklin, Rainbow Springs, Kyle, Highlands,
Wolf Mountain, Cashiers, Brevard, Cedar Mountain,
and Little River
320 AM EST Sat Feb 23 2019

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 PM EST
SUNDAY...

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued
a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 7 PM this evening to 7
PM EST Sunday.

* LOCATIONS...The central and southern mountains of western North
  Carolina.

* HAZARDS...Very windy conditions.

* TIMING...Southwest winds will increase this evening and then
  maximize early overnight ahead of an approaching cold front.
  Winds will turn sharply west then northwest on Sunday and
  strengthen through the day.

* WINDS...Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph at
  elevations above 3500 feet tonight. Following the cold front
  passage early Sunday, west to northwest winds at 20 to 30 mph,
  with gusts of 40 to 50 mph, throughout on Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree
  limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio or your favorite source of
weather information for the latest updates. Additional details
can be found at www.weather.gov/gsp.

&&

$$



Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
912 PM EST Fri Feb 22 2019

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers
in North Carolina...


  French Broad River At Blantyre affecting Henderson and Transylvania
  Counties.
  French Broad River Near Fletcher affecting Buncombe and Henderson
  Counties.

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers
in North Carolina...

  South Fork Catawba River At Lowell affecting Gaston County.

.Runoff from previous heavy rain will result in the river remaining
above flood stage.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

The latest stages and forecasts for rivers can be found on our web
page at http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=gsp

 Please report high water...flooding and landslides to the National
Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg by calling toll free...1...8 0
0...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.

&&

NCC021-089-240211-
/O.EXT.KGSP.FL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-190224T0600Z/
/FLCN7.1.ER.190222T2115Z.190223T0600Z.190223T1800Z.NO/
912 PM EST Fri Feb 22 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The French Broad River Near Fletcher.
* until late Saturday night.
* At  9:00 PM Friday the stage was 13.2 feet.
* Minor Flood Stage is 13.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* FORECAST: The river will continue rising to near 13.5 feet by early
  Saturday morning. The river will fall below Minor Flood Stage early
  Saturday afternoon.
* Impact...At 13.0 feet...Minor Flood Stage.  French Broad River
  floodwaters are now inundating Banner Farm Rd.  Floodwaters may be
  approaching portions of Glenn Bridge Rd.  Farmland and other
  low-lying areas within the French Broad River Valley from Etowah to
  Avery Creek are experiencing scattered flooding.  Glenn Bridge Park
  and river access is experiencing scattered flooding.
* Impact...At 12.0 feet...Action Stage continues.  Glenn Bridge Park
  river access is experiencing minor flooding.  Westfeldt Park is
  experiencing scattered flooding.  French Broad River floodwaters
  are causing isolated to widely scattered farmland flooding.
* Impact...At 11.5 feet...Action Stage Flooding continues.  Butler
  Bridge Rd. is inundated with up to 6 inches of floodwaters from the
  French Broad River, forcing road closure.

&&

LAT...LON 3538 8257 3541 8257 3550 8262 3550 8254 3540 8250
      3537 8250

&&

LAT...LON 3538 8257 3541 8257 3550 8262 3550 8254 3540 8250
      3537 8250

$$



Flood Advisory

Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
822 AM EST Fri Feb 22 2019

...The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg SC
has issued a Flood Advisory for the French Broad River...

  at Asheville affecting Buncombe County

The Upper French Broad River basin has received 1-2 inches of rainfall
over the past 24 hours and 3-5 inches of rainfall over the past 48
hours.  This rainfall is occurring over saturated soils creating
above-normal runoff and streamflow response and resulting in significant
rises along the French Broad River and its tributaries.  A combination
of routed flow from the Upper French Broad and local inflow near
the French Broad River at Asheville is causing the river to rise out
of its banks, flooding adjacent low-lying areas including greenways,
low-water crossings, parks, and other low-lying land.  Additional
rainfall may cause additional rises later today into Saturday so
it is important to monitor the latest forecasts and flood products.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flood Advisory for a river forecast point means that nuisance
flooding is expected to occur along the river when the river level is
forecast to be above Action Stage and just below or at the official
Minor Flood Stage.

Interested parties along the river are encouraged to monitor the
latest forecasts and flood products for potential changes to expected
river levels.  For the latest forecasts, please visit: https://water.weather.gov/ahps2/forecasts.php?wfo=gsp

Caution is urged when walking near river banks. Keep children away
from drainage areas and culverts.

&&

NCC021-241800-
/O.NEW.KGSP.FL.Y.0012.190222T1322Z-190224T1800Z/
/AVLN7.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
822 AM EST Fri Feb 22 2019

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  The French Broad River At Asheville.
* until Sunday afternoon.
* At 08 AM Friday the stage was 6.5 feet and rising steadily.
* Action/Advisory Stage is 6.5 feet.
* Minor Flood Stage is 9.5 feet.
* FORECAST: The river will rise to near 8.5 feet by early Saturday
  morning.
* IMPACTS: At 8.0 feet: Action stage flooding continues.  The French
  Broad River is beginning to flood low-lying areas near Pearson
  Bridge Rd. and may be approaching industrial property..
* IMPACTS: At 7.5 feet: Action stage flooding continues.  French Broad
  River floodwaters continue to flood Woodfin Riverside Park, the
  floodplain adjacent to Craggy Dam Reservoir, Carrier Park, and
  French Broad River Park as well as other low-lying areas within the
  flood plain.  Floodwaters may be approaching Amboy Rd. and Lyman
  St.  Local small tributaries including Smith Mill Creek near Emma
  Rd. may be exceeding bankfull levels..
* IMPACTS: At 6.5 feet: Action Stage.  The French Broad River is
  exceeding its banks and beginning to flood low-lying areas,
  including the Woodfin Riverside Park, the floodplain adjacent to
  Craggy Dam Reservoir, Carrier Park, and French Broad River Park..

&&

LAT...LON 3550 8262 3560 8261 3569 8265 3570 8257 3558 8255
      3550 8254

$$

JMP



Flood Advisory

Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
345 PM EST Thu Feb 21 2019

...The Flood Advisory continues for the French Broad River...


  French Broad River Near Fletcher affecting Buncombe and Henderson
  Counties

Heavy rain moving across the area has saturated the ground and caused
river levels to rise. Additional rainfall will likely cause the river
to crest just below flood stage.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flood Advisory for a river forecast point means that nuisance
flooding is expected to occur along the river when the river level is
forecast to be just below or at the official  flood stage.

Caution is urged when walking near river banks...keep children away
from drainage areas and culverts.

&&

NCC021-089-231800-
/O.EXT.KGSP.FL.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-190223T1800Z/
/FLCN7.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
345 PM EST Thu Feb 21 2019

The Flood Advisory is extended for the French Broad River Near Fletcher
* until Saturday afternoon or until the advisory is cancelled.
* At 3 PM this afternoon the stage was 11.0 feet.
* Action Stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor Flood Stage is 13.0 feet.
* FORECAST: The river will rise to near 11.1 feet by this evening.
* IMPACTS: At 11.5 feet: Action Stage Flooding continues. Butler
  Bridge Rd. is inundated with up to 6 inches of floodwaters from the
  French Broad River, forcing road closure.
* IMPACTS: At 10.0 feet: Action/Advisory Stage. The French Broad
  River has exceeded bankfull at the gauge site. Isolated farmland
  flooding is beginning across the French Broad River Valley from
  Etowah downstream to Avery Creek upstream of the gauge site.


&&

LAT...LON 3538 8257 3541 8257 3550 8262 3550 8254 3540 8250
      3537 8250

$$

JPT



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