Flood Statement 00:44:17.7365

WGUS82 KGSP 120443

Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
1243 AM EDT SAT AUG 12 2017

Chester SC-York SC-
1243 AM EDT SAT AUG 12 2017

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for…
Northeastern Chester County in Upstate South Carolina…
Southeastern York County in Upstate South Carolina…

* Until 245 AM EDT

* At 1239 AM EDT, Doppler radar indicated very heavy rainfall due to
showers and thunderstorms stretching from Lowrys to Rock Hill, and
points east. These thunderstorms were producing rainfall at rates
around two inches per hour, and additional rainfall at rates of 1
to 2 inches per hour will be possible through 2 am. This will
likely cause urban and small stream flooding in the advisory area.

* Some locations that may experience flooding include…
Rock Hill, Chester, Fort Mill, Tega Cay, Newport, Lesslie,
Richburg, Lowrys, Catawba and Edgemoor. Flooding will be most
likely along and near South Fork Fishing Creek and Stony Fork in
southern York County.


Turn around, don’t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

Please report flood water flowing over roads or threatening property,
or landslides to the National Weather Service 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 3490 8088 3487 8088 3484 8087 3483 8090
3479 8088 3473 8087 3469 8123 3480 8129
3505 8105 3504 8104 3508 8098 3510 8093
3506 8090 3501 8091 3499 8089 3492 8086