Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
624 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  SOUTHERN MECKLENBURG COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...
  SOUTHEASTERN GASTON COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...
  EASTERN YORK COUNTY IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 1015 PM EDT

* AT 621 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A THUNDERSTORM PRODUCING
  HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. BETWEEN 1 AND 3 INCHES OF RAIN
  HAVE FALLEN SINCE THIS MORNING...WITH AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES
  POSSIBLE AS THIS BAND OF HEAVY RAIN MOVES THROUGH. FLASH FLOODING
  IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY. EXPECT SIGNIFICANT RISES ON STREAMS
  IN THE AREA INCLUDING STEELE...FOUR MILE...LOWER SUGAR...CROOKED
  AND GOOSE CREEKS.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  GASTONIA...ROCK HILL...UPTOWN CHARLOTTE...MATTHEWS...MINT HILL...
  FORT MILL...BELMONT...PINEVILLE...SOUTH GASTONIA AND TEGA CAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...HIGHWAYS AND UNDERPASSES.  ADDITIONALLY...
COUNTRY ROADS AND FARMLANDS ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS...STREAMS AND
OTHER LOW LYING AREAS ARE SUBJECT TO 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 3505 8075 3500 8084 3508 8091 3501 8091
      3492 8086 3490 8088 3486 8088 3486 8123
      3528 8122 3526 8065 3521 8055

$$

TDP



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