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North Carolina, Yancey

Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 2:54 AM EDT on August 01, 2014

Expires 12:00 PM EDT on August 01, 2014

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until noon EDT today...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northeast Georgia... western North Carolina and
upstate South Carolina... including the following areas... in
northeast Georgia... Elbert... Franklin... Habersham... Hart...
Rabun and Stephens. In western North Carolina... Avery... Burke
mountains... Buncombe... Caldwell mountains... eastern McDowell...
eastern Polk... greater Burke... greater Caldwell... greater
Rutherford... Graham... Haywood... Henderson... McDowell
Mountains... Macon... Madison... Mitchell... northern Jackson...
Polk mountains... Rutherford mountains... southern Jackson...
Swain... Transylvania and Yancey. In upstate South Carolina...
Abbeville... Anderson... greater Greenville... greater Oconee...
greater Pickens... Greenville mountains... Greenwood...
Laurens... Oconee mountains... Pickens mountains and

* Until noon EDT today.

* Moist southeast flow and a stationary boundary across central
South Carolina will support the potential for prolonged heavy
rainfall across the warned area. Additionally... embedded
thunderstorms are possible which will be capable of producing
rainfall rates exceeding 2 inches per hour in isolated

* Water levels are expected to rise in streams and creeks across
the warned area. Poorly drained urban areas... and low lying
areas near streams and creeks... will be especially vulnerable to
flooding. Ponding of water on roads will be possible as well.
The upstate of South Carolina will have a higher chance of
flooding due to antecedent conditions. The precipitation should
also become more continuous across the Blue Ridge later this

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.

Record Report

Statement as of 1:40 AM EDT on August 01, 2014

... Record daily rainfall set at Charlotte NC...

1.45 inches of rain fell at the Charlotte-Douglas international
Airport on Thursday. This is a new daily rainfall record for
July 31. The previous daily rainfall record for July 31 was
1.35 inches which fell in 1936. Continuous climatological
data have been kept for the Charlotte metropolitan area since
October 1878.

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