Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
304 AM EDT MON APR 20 2015

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  SOUTHWESTERN CALDWELL COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  CENTRAL BURKE COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 900 AM EDT

* AT 300 AM EDT...REPORTING GAUGES INDICATE FLOODING STILL ONGOING
  ALONG JOHNS RIVER. RUNOFF FROM THE EARLIER RAINFALL WILL KEEP THE
  RIVER LEVEL ABOVE FLOOD STAGE THROUGH DAYBREAK. TRIBUTARIES AND
  OTHER STREAMS IN THIS AREA ARE LIKELY ABOVE FLOOD STAGE AS WELL.

* THE STAGE ON JOHNS RIVER WAS 15.8 FEET. AT 16 FEET...FLOODING WILL
  DEVELOP OR BE ONGOING ALONG JOHNS RIVER LOOP ROAD...OLD JOHNS
  RIVER ROAD AND VALLEY VIEW CIRCLE.

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.

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LAT...LON 3586 8154 3575 8161 3584 8180 3595 8171

$$

RWH



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