349  
WGUS52 KGSP 111450  
FFWGSP  
NCC003-023-027-035-097-111915-  
/O.NEW.KGSP.FF.W.0072.181011T1450Z-181011T1915Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC  
1050 AM EDT THU OCT 11 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
CATAWBA COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...  
ALEXANDER COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...  
IREDELL COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...  
EASTERN CALDWELL COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...  
SOUTHEASTERN BURKE COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...  
 
* UNTIL 315 PM EDT.  
 
* AT 1047 AM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR WAS SHOWING INCREASINGLY INTENSE  
TROPICAL RAIN SHOWERS ENCROACHING UPON AND DEVELOPING ATOP THE  
WARNED AREA. DEVELOPING STREAM AND URBAN FLOODING IS LIKELY TO  
DEVELOP ACROSS MANY LOCATIONS THROUGHOUT THE I-77 AND I-40  
CORRIDOR IN THE WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PIEDMONT. LOCALIZED  
RAINFALL TOTALS BY LATER THIS AFTERNOON COULD NEAR 5 INCHES.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT MAY EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE BUT ARE  
NOT LIMITED TO...  
HICKORY, STATESVILLE, LENOIR, NEWTON, TAYLORSVILLE, MOORESVILLE,  
ST. STEPHENS, CONOVER, LONGVIEW AND SAWMILLS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
REMEMBER, 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 3605 8069 3585 8071 3568 8077 3551 8074  
3551 8096 3553 8094 3555 8096 3557 8167  
3577 8153 3587 8167 3606 8141 3602 8135  
3600 8133 3603 8127 3603 8107 3606 8098  
 

 
 
CSH  
 
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