Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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

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AVERY NC-
649 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 730 PM EDT FOR
CENTRAL AVERY COUNTY...

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR... CENTRAL AVERY COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH
  CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 730 PM EDT

* AT 324 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR AND COUNTY OFFICIALS REPORTED A
  THUNDERSTORM PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. AREAS
  AROUND...NEWLAND...PINEOLA CAMPGROUND...AND THE LINVILLE RIVER ARE
  STILL EXPERIENCING FLOODING AND HYDROLOGIC PROBLEMS.

* RAINFALL RATES HAVE DECREASED IN THE PAST HOUR...HOWEVER CONTINUED
  RUNOFF ASSOCIATED WITH SATURATED SOILS WILL MAINTAIN DANGEROUS
  HIGH STREAM AND RIVER LEVELS THROUGHOUT THE EVENING.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 3608 8188 3600 8189 3600 8199 3608 8197

$$

KRENTZ



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