911  
WGUS42 KGSP 160839  
FLWGSP  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC  
439 AM EDT MON APR 16 2018  
 
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BURKE NC-  
439 AM EDT MON APR 16 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS EXTENDED  
THE  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
CENTRAL BURKE COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...  
 
* UNTIL 745 AM EDT.  
 
* AT 437 AM EDT, STREAM GAUGES INDICATED ONGOING FLOODING ALONG THE  
JOHNS RIVER AT ARNEY'S STORE NORTH OF MORGANTON. THE RIVER HAS  
CRESTED AND IS BEGINNING TO RECEDE, BUT WILL REMAIN ABOVE  
FLOOD STAGE FOR A COUPLE OF HOURS.  
 
* FLOODING WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF CENTRAL BURKE  
COUNTY.  
 
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.  
 
BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE  
DANGERS OF FLOODING.  
 
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 3587 8170 3584 8169 3578 8165 3578 8168  
3585 8175 3589 8173  
 

 
 
TDP  
 
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