453  
WGUS42 KGSP 130640  
FLWGSP  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC  
140 AM EST SAT JAN 13 2018  
 
NCC175-130945-  
/O.EXT.KGSP.FA.W.0003.000000T0000Z-180113T0945Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
TRANSYLVANIA NC-  
140 AM EST SAT JAN 13 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS EXTENDED  
THE  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
SOUTHEASTERN TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...  
 
* UNTIL 445 AM EST  
 
* AT 138 AM EST, DOPPLER RADAR AND AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGES INDICATED  
THAT HEAVY RAIN CAME TO AN END ACROSS THE AREA THIS EVENING. THE  
PREVIOUS HEAVY RAIN IS CAUSING CONTINUING FLOODING. 3 TO 4 INCHES  
OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN OVER THE PAST 24 HOURS.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
DUPONT STATE FOREST, LITTLE RIVER IN TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY, PENROSE,  
CONNESTEE, CEDAR MOUNTAIN, SASSAFRAS MOUNTAIN AND BREVARD.  
 
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.  
 
IN HILLY AND MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN, THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW-WATER  
CROSSINGS WHICH CAN BE DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. LOW-WATER CROSSINGS  
CAN BE SUBMERGED BY FLOOD WATERS QUICKLY AND WITHOUT WARNING. NEVER  
ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED CROSSINGS. FIND AN ALTERNATE ROUTE.  
IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES  
AWAY.  
 
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 3529 8261 3526 8262 3526 8260 3517 8259  
3514 8258 3514 8261 3513 8263 3513 8264  
3512 8266 3513 8268 3510 8270 3509 8273  
3508 8275 3507 8275 3507 8278 3519 8277  
3531 8262  
 

 
 
CARROLL  
 
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