506  
WGUS82 KGSP 260723  
FLSGSP  
 
FLOOD ADVISORY  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC  
323 AM EDT THU APR 26 2018  
 
NCC003-023-027-035-097-111-262330-  
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/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
CATAWBA NC-MCDOWELL NC-ALEXANDER NC-IREDELL NC-CALDWELL NC-BURKE NC-  
323 AM EDT THU APR 26 2018  
 
...THE FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 730 PM EDT THURSDAY FOR  
NORTH CENTRAL CATAWBA...EAST CENTRAL MCDOWELL...SOUTHERN ALEXANDER...  
WEST CENTRAL IREDELL...SOUTHEASTERN CALDWELL AND CENTRAL BURKE  
COUNTIES...  
 
AT 315 AM, SIGNIFICANT RUNOFF CONTINUES INTO THE UPPER CATAWBA RIVER  
BASIN RESERVOIRS FROM HEAVY RAINFALL THAT FELL OVER THE PAST TWO  
DAYS. THIS RUNOFF HAS CAUSED RISES ABOVE 100 FT, OR FULL POOL,  
RESULTING IN SHORELINE FLOODING AND FLOODING OF ACCESS POINTS AROUND  
THE LAKES.  
 
THIS ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE FOLLOWING LAKES: LAKE JAMES,  
RHODHISS, HICKORY, AND LOOKOUT SHOALS. PLEASE VISIT:  
 
HTTPS://LAKES.DUKE-ENERGY.COM/#/LAKES  
 
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE LATEST LAKE LEVELS. ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS  
WHERE MINOR FLOODING COULD OCCUR INCLUDE MORGANTON, ST. STEPHENS,  
SAWMILLS, GRANITE FALLS, VALDESE, BETHLEHEM, DREXEL, CONNELLY  
SPRINGS, RUTHERFORD COLLEGE AND GLEN ALPINE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER, STREAM, OR RESERVOIR LEVELS ARE  
ELEVATED, OR PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN OR OTHER AREAS IS OCCURRING  
OR IS IMMINENT.  
 
PLEASE REPORT FLOOD WATER FLOWING OVER ROADS OR THREATENING PROPERTY,  
OR LANDSLIDES TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BY CALLING TOLL FREE,  
1, 800, 2 6 7, 8 1 0 1, OR BY POSTING ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE, OR TWEET  
IT USING HASHTAG NWSGSP. YOUR MESSAGE SHOULD DESCRIBE THE EVENT AND  
THE SPECIFIC LOCATION WHERE IT OCCURRED.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3587 8107 3573 8102 3572 8110 3577 8119  
3573 8153 3568 8200 3575 8204 3581 8187  
3582 8159  
 

 
 
HG  
 
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