749  
WGUS52 KGSP 110933  
FFWGSP  
NCC021-089-111-149-161-111530-  
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC  
533 AM EDT THU OCT 11 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
SOUTHWESTERN MCDOWELL COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...  
NORTHWESTERN RUTHERFORD COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...  
EASTERN HENDERSON COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...  
WESTERN POLK COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...  
SOUTHEASTERN BUNCOMBE COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...  
 
* UNTIL 1130 AM EDT THURSDAY.  
 
* AT 528 AM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR AND AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGES INDICATED  
HEAVY TROPICAL RAINFALL CONTINUING TO FALL ACROSS THE WARNED AREA.  
LOCALIZED RAINFALL AMOUNTS SINCE YESTERDAY HAD BEEN 2 TO 3 INCHES,  
AND SEVERAL MORE INCHES OF RAIN IS LIKELY TO ACCUMULATE THIS  
MORNING. INCREASING HIGH WATER CONDITIONS AND DEVELOPING FLOODING  
ALONG CREEKS AND STREAMS IN SELECT THE HEADWATERS OF THE CATAWBA,  
SWANNANOA, BROAD, GREEN AND PACOLET RIVER BASINS IS LIKELY.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
HENDERSONVILLE, COLUMBUS, BLACK MOUNTAIN, FLAT ROCK, MOUNTAIN HOME,  
LAUREL PARK, TRYON, LAKE LURE, OLD FORT AND SALUDA.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3554 8201 3520 8221 3519 8238 3521 8239  
3518 8243 3518 8245 3528 8254 3543 8250  
3550 8236 3569 8236 3570 8226 3573 8219  
3578 8215  
 

 
 
CSH  
 
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