Flood Statement 17:55:38.3058

WGUS82 KGSP 312155

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

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

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has extended

* 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 815 PM EDT.

* At 554 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area.
Up to two inches of rain have fallen since this afternoon.
Additional moderate rain can be expected through 8pm, and another
round of showers and thunderstorms will be possible later this

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


In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Turn around, dont drown.

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