757  
WGUS52 KGSP 111311  
FFWGSP  
NCC149-161-111800-  
/O.NEW.KGSP.FF.W.0069.181011T1311Z-181011T1800Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC  
911 AM EDT THU OCT 11 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
RUTHERFORD COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...  
EASTERN POLK COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...  
 
* UNTIL 200 PM EDT.  
 
* AT 903 AM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR AND AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGES INDICATED  
THAT AS MUCH OF 3 INCHES OF RAIN HAD FALLEN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA  
AND ADDITIONAL, OCCASIONALLY HEAVY, TROPICAL SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE  
TO DEVELOP INTO THE AFTERNOON. EXPECT DEVELOPING FLOOD CONDITIONS  
ACROSS GREATER RUTHERFORDTON, FOREST CITY, SPINDALE AND THROUGHOUT  
THE HIGHWAY 74 CORRIDOR.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
FOREST CITY, RUTHERFORDTON, COLUMBUS, SPINDALE, ELLENBORO, BOSTIC,  
CLIFFSIDE, GREEN HILL, MILL SPRING AND THERMAL CITY.  
 
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.  
 
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 3560 8172 3558 8169 3538 8170 3518 8177  
3520 8223 3521 8223 3554 8203 3555 8200  
3552 8197 3554 8185 3558 8182 3559 8177  
3561 8175  
 

 
 
CSH  
 
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