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Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
1133 AM EDT Sat Apr 13 2019
The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a
* Flash Flood Warning for…
Southeastern York County in Upstate South Carolina…
* Until 530 PM EDT Saturday.
* At 1127 AM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
intense rain across the warned area. One to two inches of rainfall
has already occurred from Newport and Rock Hill to Fort Mill and
the NC/SC state line and an additional one to two inches of
rainfall is imminent across the area, prompting an upgrade from
a Flood Advisory to a Flash Flood Warning as additional flooding
is expected to rapidly develop.
* The additional rainfall will likely impact several roads and
even some homes, businesses, and other structures, especially
within the Rock Hill area. If you are in a low-lying area or
near a creek or stream, please seek higher ground immediately!
* Some locations that will experience additional flooding include…
Rock Hill, Fort Mill, Tega Cay, Lesslie, Carowinds and Newport.
* Numerous small streams in the warned area are experiencing
rapid rises and flooding of adjacent areas is likely over the
next 30-90 minutes. Some streams and associated tributaries
include: Manchester Creek, Big Dutchman Creek, and Wildcat Creek.
Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding in urban
areas. Storm drains, streams and other drainages will become
overwhelmed by excessive rainfall, flooding low-lying roads,
intersections, and parking lots. Underpasses are especially dangerous
because sudden flood waters can quickly surround and submerge your
vehicle. Stay alert and avoid flood-prone areas.
Numerous roads, parking lots and bridges will be threatened by heavy
rain and rapidly rising streams and creeks. Please pay close
attention to road signs indicating a flood-prone area. Obey all
barricades, even if water is not currently over the road. Barricades
are in place for your protection and indicate areas where flooding
can occur rapidly and without warning.
When it is safe to do so, please report flood waters or landslides
flowing over roads or threatening property to the National Weather
Service by calling toll free, 1, 800, 2 6 7, 8 1 0 1, by posting on
our Facebook page, or via Twitter using hashtag NWSGSP. Your message
should describe the event and the specific location where it
occurred, including roadways, nearby cross streets, stream names and
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