Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1228 AM EDT MON APR 20 2015

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CALDWELL NC-BURKE NC-
1228 AM EDT MON APR 20 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 300 AM EDT MONDAY FOR
SOUTHWESTERN CALDWELL AND CENTRAL BURKE COUNTIES...

AT 1215 AM EDT...THE GAUGE ON THE JOHNS RIVER AT ARNEYS STORE WAS
14.75 FEET AND RISING...FLOOD STAGE IS 12 FEET. AT THIS LEVEL...HIGH
WATER WILL BACK UP ON SIMS BRANCH. IN ADDITION...JOHNS RIVER ROAD
AND A CAMPING AREA ON LOWER CREEK WILL BEGIN TO FLOOD. WATER WILL
CONTINUE TO SLOWLY RISE THROUGH 2 AM.

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 AROUND BARRICADES
AND 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 3586 8154 3575 8162 3584 8179 3595 8170

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