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Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 5:07 AM EDT on April 24, 2017

Expires 5:00 PM EDT on April 24, 2017


The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* Flood Warning for small streams in...
east central Transylvania County in western North Carolina...
south central Henderson County in western North Carolina...

* until 500 PM EDT Monday

* at 501 am EDT, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
that heavy rain was falling over the area. 2-3 inches of rain
have fallen over the past 24 hours. An additional inch of rain
is possible. The heavy rain will cause flooding.

* Some locations that may experience flooding include...
Flat Rock, DuPont state Forest, Valley hill, Little River in
Transylvania County, Crab Creek, East Flat Rock,
Tuxedo, Hendersonville and Laurel Park.

* The following streamgauge may exceed minor flood stage:
Little River at Merrill ln 2 S Penrose

* the following streamgauges may exceed action stage:
bat Fork creek
Mud Creek at erkwood Dr. 1 S Hendersonville

* flooding of some small and large streams is likely, including:
Little River, Grassy Creek, Crab Creek, Shoal Creek, Mud Creek,
King Creek, bat Fork creek.

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.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, country roads, as well as farmland, drainages,
and other low-lying areas.

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.


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Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 4:56 AM EDT on April 24, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 24, 2017


The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a
* flood advisory for
the French Broad River at Blantyre.
* From this evening to this afternoon.
* At 04 am Monday the stage was 14.3 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 12.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Impact... at 16.0 feet... the French Broad River reaches minor flood stage.
Farmland flooding continues on both sides of the French Broad River.
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350 am EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

... Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of North Carolina and upstate South Carolina,
including the following areas, in North Carolina, Alexander,
Avery, Buncombe, Burke mountains, Cabarrus, Caldwell
mountains, Catawba, Cleveland, Davie, eastern McDowell,
eastern Polk, Gaston, Graham, greater Burke, greater Caldwell,
greater Rutherford, Haywood, Henderson, Iredell, Lincoln,
Macon, Madison, McDowell Mountains, Mecklenburg, Mitchell,
northern Jackson, Polk mountains, Rowan, Rutherford mountains,
southern Jackson, Swain, Transylvania, Union, and Yancey. In
upstate South Carolina, Abbeville, Anderson, Cherokee,
Chester, greater Greenville, greater Oconee, greater Pickens,
Greenville mountains, Greenwood, Laurens, Oconee mountains,
Pickens mountains, Spartanburg, Union, and York.

* Through this evening

* several periods of showers, possibly with embedded
thunderstorms, are expected across the area through the day
today. Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 4 inches are expected
by the time the heavy rain ends this evening, which could bring
totals in some areas near the Interstate 77 corridor to around 6
inches for the entire event. Locally higher amounts will be
possible with smaller scale bands of showers and thunderstorms
that repeatedly develop over any one area.

* The long duration and widespread nature of the heavy rain threat
is expected to result in significant rises and likely flooding
on areas streams and creeks. The Charlotte Metro area will be
particularly susceptible. Minor flooding will also be possible
along some main Stem rivers, particularly the South Fork Catawba
river, the south Yadkin River, and portions of the French Broad
River. Additionally, heavier short term rainfall rates
associated with bands of heavy rain showers and embedded
thunderstorms could result in localized flash flooding along
small streams and in urban areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.





Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 4:56 AM EDT on April 24, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 24, 2017


The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a
* flood advisory for
the French Broad River at Blantyre.
* From this evening to this afternoon.
* At 04 am Monday the stage was 14.3 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 12.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Impact... at 16.0 feet... the French Broad River reaches minor flood stage.
Farmland flooding continues on both sides of the French Broad River.
.


Lat... Lon 3538 8257 3537 8250 3529 8254 3521 8267
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350 am EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

... Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of North Carolina and upstate South Carolina,
including the following areas, in North Carolina, Alexander,
Avery, Buncombe, Burke mountains, Cabarrus, Caldwell
mountains, Catawba, Cleveland, Davie, eastern McDowell,
eastern Polk, Gaston, Graham, greater Burke, greater Caldwell,
greater Rutherford, Haywood, Henderson, Iredell, Lincoln,
Macon, Madison, McDowell Mountains, Mecklenburg, Mitchell,
northern Jackson, Polk mountains, Rowan, Rutherford mountains,
southern Jackson, Swain, Transylvania, Union, and Yancey. In
upstate South Carolina, Abbeville, Anderson, Cherokee,
Chester, greater Greenville, greater Oconee, greater Pickens,
Greenville mountains, Greenwood, Laurens, Oconee mountains,
Pickens mountains, Spartanburg, Union, and York.

* Through this evening

* several periods of showers, possibly with embedded
thunderstorms, are expected across the area through the day
today. Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 4 inches are expected
by the time the heavy rain ends this evening, which could bring
totals in some areas near the Interstate 77 corridor to around 6
inches for the entire event. Locally higher amounts will be
possible with smaller scale bands of showers and thunderstorms
that repeatedly develop over any one area.

* The long duration and widespread nature of the heavy rain threat
is expected to result in significant rises and likely flooding
on areas streams and creeks. The Charlotte Metro area will be
particularly susceptible. Minor flooding will also be possible
along some main Stem rivers, particularly the South Fork Catawba
river, the south Yadkin River, and portions of the French Broad
River. Additionally, heavier short term rainfall rates
associated with bands of heavy rain showers and embedded
thunderstorms could result in localized flash flooding along
small streams and in urban areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.





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