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FLSGSP  
 
FLOOD ADVISORY  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC  
908 PM EDT SUN AUG 12 2018  
 
NCC179-130300-  
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UNION NC-  
908 PM EDT SUN AUG 12 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...  
NORTHEASTERN UNION COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...  
 
* UNTIL 1100 PM EDT.  
 
* AT 904 PM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO  
THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA.  
UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN SINCE 730 PM.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
WINGATE, NEW SALEM, MARSHVILLE AND UNIONVILLE.  
 
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF AROUND AN INCHES APPEARS LIKELY OVER THE  
AREA, WITH SOME LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS. THE MAIN IMPACT OF RUNOFF  
FROM THIS HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE RAPID RISES ON SMALLER STREAMS AND  
CREEKS IN THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE COUNTY. THESE INCLUDE BUT ARE  
NOT LIMITED TO THE ROCKY RIVER, CRISCO BRANCH, RICHARDSON CREEK, AND  
SMALLER TRIBUTARIES OF THESE STREAMS. FLOODING OF AREAS WITH POOR  
DRAINAGE WILL ALSO BE LIKELY, ESPECIALLY IN URBAN AREAS AROUND  
WINGATE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN AREAS, STREETS  
AND UNDERPASSES, AS WELL AS OTHER POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING  
SPOTS. RAPID RISES ON SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS WILL ALSO OCCUR,  
POSSIBLY FLOODING LOW WATER CROSSINGS AND FARMLAND. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO  
TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. TURN AROUND, DONT DROWN.  
 
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 3501 8030 3497 8047 3513 8051 3517 8041  
3517 8039 3518 8037 3517 8036 3518 8033  
3517 8032 3519 8030 3519 8029 3520 8028  
 

 
 
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