Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
328 PM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

...HEAVY RAIN WITH AREAS OF FLOODING EXPECTED ON SUNDAY...

.AN UPPER WAVE WILL EJECT FROM A PRIMARY UPPER LOW ACROSS THE
SOUTHERN ROCKIES OVERNIGHT...BEFORE SLIDING THROUGH THE TENNESSEE
VALLEY INTO SUNDAY. INCREASING MOISTURE AHEAD OF AND ALONG AN
INTRUDING WARM FRONT WILL COMBINE WITH MOIST ANTECEDENT CONDITIONS
TO PRODUCE AREAS OF FLOODING WITH ANY HEAVIER SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...ESPECIALLY ALONG THE BLUE RIDGE ESCARPMENT WHERE
UPSLOPE FORCING IS MAXIMIZED.

GAZ010-017-018-026-028-NCZ033-035>037-049-050-053-056-057-062>065-
068>072-501>510-SCZ001>010-190300-
/O.NEW.KGSP.FA.A.0001.150419T0400Z-150420T0000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
RABUN-HABERSHAM-STEPHENS-FRANKLIN-HART-AVERY-ALEXANDER-IREDELL-
DAVIE-YANCEY-MITCHELL-BUNCOMBE-CATAWBA-ROWAN-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...
TOCCOA...ROYSTON...LAVONIA...FRANKLIN SPRINGS...CANON...
HARTWELL...REED CREEK...BANNER ELK...NEWLAND...ELK PARK...
CROSSNORE...SUGAR MOUNTAIN...BETHLEHEM...TAYLORSVILLE...
STONY POINT...STATESVILLE...MOORESVILLE...MOCKSVILLE...
BURNSVILLE...SPRUCE PINE...ASHEVILLE...HICKORY...NEWTON...
ST. STEPHENS...SALISBURY...FRANKLIN...HIGHLANDS...CASHIERS...
BREVARD...HENDERSONVILLE...FLETCHER...EAST FLAT ROCK...ETOWAH...
SHELBY...KINGS MOUNTAIN...LINCOLNTON...GASTONIA...CHARLOTTE...
CONCORD...KANNAPOLIS...EDGEMONT...LENOIR...JONAS RIDGE...
MORGANTON...OLD FORT...MARION...LAKE LURE...RUTHERFORDTON...
FOREST CITY...SALUDA...COLUMBUS...WALHALLA...WESTMINSTER...
NINE TIMES...PUMPKINTOWN...ROCKY BOTTOM...CAESARS HEAD...
CLEVELAND...GOWENSVILLE...MARIETTA...TIGERVILLE...SENECA...
EASLEY...CLEMSON...GREENVILLE...TAYLORS...GREER...MAULDIN...
SIMPSONVILLE...BEREA...SPARTANBURG...GAFFNEY...ROCK HILL...
ANDERSON
328 PM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

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...
  GREATER BURKE...GREATER CALDWELL...GREATER RUTHERFORD...
  HENDERSON...IREDELL...LINCOLN...MACON...MCDOWELL MOUNTAINS...
  MECKLENBURG...MITCHELL...POLK MOUNTAINS...ROWAN... RUTHERFORD
  MOUNTAINS...SOUTHERN JACKSON...TRANSYLVANIA AND YANCEY. IN
  UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...ANDERSON...CHEROKEE... GREATER
  GREENVILLE...GREATER OCONEE...GREATER PICKENS... GREENVILLE
  MOUNTAINS...OCONEE MOUNTAINS...PICKENS MOUNTAINS...
  SPARTANBURG AND YORK.

* FROM MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* MOISTURE WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE REGION ON SUNDAY ASSOCIATED
  WITH A PASSING WARM FRONT. IN ADDITION...AN UPPER DISTURBANCE
  WILL SLIDE THROUGH THE REGION AIDING ENHANCEMENT OF ANY SHOWERS
  AND THUNDERSTORMS. AREAS OF HEAVY RAINFALL AND POTENTIAL
  FLOODING ARE LIKELY WITH SOME LOCATIONS SEEING UP TO 2 TO 4
  INCHES OF RAINFALL.

* WHERE HEAVY RAIN OCCURS...SMALL STREAMS WILL RISE RAPIDLY AND
  POSSIBLY FLOOD SURROUNDING AREAS.

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.

&&

$$

CDG



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