Flood Statement 16:22:47.9307

WGUS82 KGSP 312022
FLSGSP

Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
422 PM EDT THU MAY 31 2018

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Transylvania NC-Henderson NC-Polk NC-Greenville SC-Pickens SC-
422 PM EDT THU MAY 31 2018

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* Flood Advisory for…
Southeastern Transylvania County in western North Carolina…
Southeastern Henderson County in western North Carolina…
Western Polk County in western North Carolina…
Northwestern Greenville County in Upstate South Carolina…
North central Pickens County in Upstate South Carolina…

* Until 615 PM EDT.

* At 422 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area.
Up to one inch of rain has fallen since 330 PM.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Hendersonville, Brevard, Columbus, Flat Rock, Etowah, Laurel Park,
Tryon, Saluda, Rosman and Caesars Head State Park.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

If heavy rainfall continues, the advisory may be upgraded to a Flash
Flood Warning. People in flood prone areas, especially along creeks
and small streams, should prepare to move to higher ground quickly if
a Flash Flood Warning is issued.

The additional heavy rain will increase the risk of landslides,
especially in areas where slides have occurred in the past. Be
especially alert if you are near a stream, especially at the base of
a mountain or in a cove. Watch for loose-moving soil and rocks or a
sudden increase in streamflow. Leave the area quickly if this is
observed. When driving along roads where the terrain is steep or
rocky, watch and listen for falling rocks, mud, trees and other
debris.

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.

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LAT…LON 3517 8222 3501 8279 3518 8284 3532 8262
3540 8220 3540 8218 3541 8217

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TDP