152  
WGUS52 KGSP 151644  
FFWGSP  
NCC023-027-045-149-161-152045-  
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC  
1244 PM EDT SUN APR 15 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
RUTHERFORD COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...  
SOUTHEASTERN POLK COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...  
CALDWELL COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...  
WESTERN CLEVELAND COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...  
BURKE COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...  
 
* UNTIL 445 PM EDT.  
 
* AT 1242 PM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING  
TORRENTIAL RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. LOCALLY UP TO TWO OR  
THREE INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN SINCE LATE MORNING. ADDITIONAL  
THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP AND MOVE NORTH ACROSS THE  
NORTH CAROLINA FOOTHILLS THIS AFTERNOON.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
LENOIR, MORGANTON, FOREST CITY, RUTHERFORDTON, SAWMILLS, GRANITE  
FALLS, VALDESE, SPINDALE, GAMEWELL AND BOILING SPRINGS NC.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS  
WATER-COVERED ROADWAYS, BRIDGES, OR LOW-LEVEL CROSSINGS. ONLY A FEW  
INCHES OF RAPIDLY FLOWING WATER CAN CARRY AWAY YOUR VEHICLE. IT IS  
NOT WORTH THE RISK. PLEASE TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN.  
 
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  
OTHER LANDMARKS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3612 8155 3607 8141 3600 8133 3579 8135  
3557 8153 3517 8160 3519 8202 3554 8198  
3554 8185 3558 8182 3572 8187 3579 8196  
3588 8191 3596 8194 3600 8190 3598 8187  
3597 8180 3607 8174 3611 8179 3612 8178  
 

 
 
CSH  
 
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