Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
916 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

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MECKLENBURG NC-CABARRUS NC-
916 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1030 PM EDT FOR
NORTHERN MECKLENBURG AND CABARRUS COUNTIES...

AT 915 PM EDT...THE HEAVY RAIN HAS MOVED EAST AND OUT OF THE WARNED
AREA. BETWEEN 2 AND 4 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN THIS AFTERNOON.
HOWEVER...AREA CREEKS ARE STILL RISING. JUST BECAUSE THE RAIN HAS
ENDED DOES NOT MEAN THE FLASH FLOOD THREAT IS OVER!

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
DOWNTOWN CONCORD...KANNAPOLIS...NORTHWEST CHARLOTTE...NORTHEAST
CHARLOTTE...HUNTERSVILLE...CORNELIUS...DAVIDSON...HARRISBURG...HIDDEN
VALLEY AND PAW CREEK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES. DO NOT DRIVE INTO AREAS WHERE
WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. ONLY A FEW INCHES OF RAPIDLY FLOWING WATER
CAN CARRY AWAY YOUR VEHICLE. TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

PLEASE REPORT FLOOD WATER FLOWING OVER ROADS OR THREATENING
PROPERTY...OR LANDSLIDES TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE
SPARTANBURG 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.

&&

LAT...LON 3519 8051 3526 8065 3527 8101 3533 8098
      3534 8099 3535 8097 3535 8096 3536 8092
      3538 8095 3536 8097 3539 8095 3543 8096
      3545 8094 3549 8094 3551 8092 3550 8052

$$

TDP


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