Flood Statement 18:00:31.3839

WGUS82 KGSP 312200

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

York SC-Cherokee SC-
600 PM EDT THU MAY 31 2018

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has extended

* Flood Advisory for…
West central York County in Upstate South Carolina…
Southeastern Cherokee County in Upstate South Carolina…

* Until 1215 AM EDT Friday.

* At 556 PM EDT, high flows along the Broad River is causing high
pool elevations at Cherokee Falls and Ninety Nine Islands
reservoirs. This is resulting in minor flooding across the
Advisory area.

* Minor flooding is defined as flooding of low-lying areas next to
streams, farmland, recreational areas, greenways, and boat access
ramps. Caution is advised anywhere near such areas.

* The following reservoir pool gauge is experiencing Action Stage
Broad River at Ninety Nine Islands Dam.
Current Pool Elevation: 103.10 feet and falling.
Forecast: The Ninety-Nine Islands Reservoir pool elevation will
continue to experience a slow and gradual recession this evening.
Action Stage: 102.0 feet.
Minor Flood Stage: 105.0 feet.
Impacts: At 104.0 feet, Action Stage continues. Minor flooding of
farmland and access points along the Broad River from Cherokee
Falls to Saratt and Bullock Creek is ongoing. Flooding of Ninety-
Nine Ferry Rd may be ongoing.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Cherokee Falls and Draytonville.


High flows on the Broad River means associated tributaries may
experience backwater conditions that may cause flooding of low-water
crossings and farmland. Do not attempt to travel across 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 3487 8151 3501 8153 3507 8161 3510 8153
3502 8143 3487 8143