Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1015 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

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MECKLENBURG NC-GASTON NC-UNION NC-CABARRUS NC-YORK SC-
1015 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  MECKLENBURG COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...
  EASTERN GASTON COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...
  NORTHWESTERN UNION COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...
  CABARRUS COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...
  EASTERN YORK COUNTY IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 415 AM EDT MONDAY

* AT 1009 PM EDT...OFFICIAL REPORTS AND AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGES
  INDICATE WATER RUNOFF FROM PREVIOUS HEAVY RAINFALL CONTINUES OVER
  THE AREA. THE RUNOFF WILL CREATE FLOODING CONDITIONS AND MAINTAIN
  HIGH STREAM/RIVER LEVELS OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL HOURS ACROSS THE
  WARNING AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  GASTONIA...ROCK HILL...DOWNTOWN CONCORD...KANNAPOLIS...UPTOWN
  CHARLOTTE...NORTHWEST CHARLOTTE...NORTHEAST CHARLOTTE...
  HUNTERSVILLE...MATTHEWS AND CORNELIUS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF CREEKS
AND STREAMS...URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS
WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3518 8051 3499 8083 3508 8091 3501 8091
      3492 8086 3486 8088 3485 8123 3528 8121
      3527 8100 3540 8098 3540 8096 3545 8094
      3547 8095 3551 8092 3550 8050

$$

KRENTZ


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