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Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 7:33 PM EDT on October 23, 2017

Expires 1:30 AM EDT on October 24, 2017


The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
McDowell County in western North Carolina...
Mitchell County in western North Carolina...
western Caldwell County in western North Carolina...
Avery County in western North Carolina...
Yancey County in western North Carolina...
Burke County in western North Carolina...

* until 130 am EDT Tuesday

* at 723 PM EDT, stream gauges indicated ongoing flooding at several
locations in the northern mountains and foothills, including the
north Toe River at Spruce Pine and at Frank, along with Johns
River at arneys store. Although heavy rainfall has ended, it will
be some time before the water recedes. Three to five inches of
rain have fallen since last night. Numerous roads are impassable
across the area due to floodwaters.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Morganton, Marion, Spruce Pine, Burnsville, Newland, Valdese,
Gamewell, Drexel, Glen Alpine and Old Fort.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Do not attempt to cross
water-covered roadways, bridges, or low-level crossings. It is
not Worth the risk. Please turn around, don't drown.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

In hilly and mountainous terrain, there are hundreds of low-water
crossings which can be dangerous in heavy rain. Low-water crossings
can be submerged by flood waters quickly and without warning. Never
attempt to travel across flooded crossings. Find an alternate Route.
It takes only a few inches of swiftly flowing water to carry vehicles
away.


Lat... Lon 3628 8190 3621 8191 3611 8181 3611 8161
      3557 8153 3556 8166 3561 8176 3554 8185
      3552 8197 3555 8200 3552 8214 3559 8229
      3571 8228 3591 8249 3597 8250 3609 8240
      3615 8221 3615 8215 3611 8213 3611 8203


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Areal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 5:18 PM EDT on October 23, 2017

Expires 11:15 PM EDT on October 23, 2017


The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* flood advisory for...
Caldwell County in western North Carolina...
southeastern Burke County in western North Carolina...

* until 1115 PM EDT Monday

* at 511 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms is now moving out of the advisory area. However,
intense rainfall rates of 1-3 inches per hour caused widespread
accumulations of 1-3 inches in less than 3 hours. This may be
causing minor flooding in the advisory area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Lenoir, sawmills, Granite Falls, Valdese, Hudson, Icard, cajah's
mountain, Hildebran, Connelly Springs and Rutherford College.

* The following streams and associated tributaries are experiencing
rapid rises: upper Yadkin River, Kings Creek, Lower Creek,
Gunpowder creek, Upper Little River, Drowning Creek and the Henry
and Jacob Forks of the Catawba river. Minor flooding along these
streams is possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Turn around, dont drown.

Please report flood water flowing over roads or threatening property,
or landslides to the National Weather Service by calling toll free,
1, 800, 2 6 7, 8 1 0 1, or by posting on our facebook Page, or tweet
it using hashtag nwsgsp. Your message should describe the event and
the specific location where it occurred.


Lat... Lon 3610 8152 3607 8141 3604 8140 3602 8135
      3600 8133 3592 8134 3580 8133 3557 8154
      3612 8162 3612 8155


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Areal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 5:18 PM EDT on October 23, 2017

Expires 11:15 PM EDT on October 23, 2017


The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* flood advisory for...
Caldwell County in western North Carolina...
southeastern Burke County in western North Carolina...

* until 1115 PM EDT Monday

* at 511 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms is now moving out of the advisory area. However,
intense rainfall rates of 1-3 inches per hour caused widespread
accumulations of 1-3 inches in less than 3 hours. This may be
causing minor flooding in the advisory area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Lenoir, sawmills, Granite Falls, Valdese, Hudson, Icard, cajah's
mountain, Hildebran, Connelly Springs and Rutherford College.

* The following streams and associated tributaries are experiencing
rapid rises: upper Yadkin River, Kings Creek, Lower Creek,
Gunpowder creek, Upper Little River, Drowning Creek and the Henry
and Jacob Forks of the Catawba river. Minor flooding along these
streams is possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Turn around, dont drown.

Please report flood water flowing over roads or threatening property,
or landslides to the National Weather Service by calling toll free,
1, 800, 2 6 7, 8 1 0 1, or by posting on our facebook Page, or tweet
it using hashtag nwsgsp. Your message should describe the event and
the specific location where it occurred.


Lat... Lon 3610 8152 3607 8141 3604 8140 3602 8135
      3600 8133 3592 8134 3580 8133 3557 8154
      3612 8162 3612 8155


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