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FLSGSP  
 
FLOOD ADVISORY  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC  
443 PM EDT SUN JUN 17 2018  
 
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TRANSYLVANIA NC-  
443 PM EDT SUN JUN 17 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...  
NORTH CENTRAL TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...  
 
* UNTIL 645 PM EDT.  
 
* AT 439 PM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR AND AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGES INDICATED  
HEAVY RAIN DUE TO THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING IN  
THE ADVISORY AREA. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN IN  
THIS AREA SINCE 3 PM.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
BALSAM GROVE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE RAPID RISES ON SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS,  
POSSIBLY FLOODING LOW WATER CROSSINGS AND FARMLAND. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO  
TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. REMEMBER, TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN.  
 
HEAVY RAIN FALLING ALONG MOUNTAIN CREEKS CAN CAUSE SUDDEN INCREASES  
IN WATER FLOW DOWNSTREAM, EVEN IN AREAS WHERE IT IS NOT RAINING.  
PEOPLE PARTICIPATING IN OUTDOOR RECREATION SHOULD MOVE AWAY FROM  
CREEKS AND SMALL STREAMS.  
 
ONLY WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO, PLEASE REPORT FLOODWATERS 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 8292 3531 8289 3531 8288 3527 8284  
3515 8283 3514 8284 3522 8293  
 

 
 
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