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Flood Advisory
NCC011-023-027-111-200245-
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CALDWELL NC-BURKE NC-AVERY NC-MCDOWELL NC-
450 PM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* HYDROLOGIC ADVISORY FOR...
NORTHWESTERN CALDWELL COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
NORTHWESTERN BURKE COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
SOUTHEASTERN AVERY COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
NORTHEASTERN MCDOWELL COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 1045 PM EDT

* AT 445 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA
ALONG WITH POSSIBLE LANDSLIDES BLOCKING ROADWAYS. A MINOR
LANDSLIDE HAS ALREADY BEEN REPORTD TO BE BLOCKING ONE LANE NEAR
THE INTERSECTION OF HWYS 221 AND 183.

* AN ADDITIONAL INCH OF RAINFALL IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE ADVISORY
AREA OVER THE NEXT COUPLE HOURS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

&&

LAT...LON 3610 8163 3577 8194 3581 8207 3588 8200
3587 8200 3589 8198 3590 8198 3611 8178

$$

Flood Watch
GAZ010-017-018-026-028-NCZ033-035>037-049-050-053-056-057-062>065-
068>072-501>510-SCZ001>010-200000-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
RABUN-HABERSHAM-STEPHENS-FRANKLIN-HART-AVERY-ALEXANDER-IREDELL-
DAVIE-YANCEY-MITCHELL-BUNCOMBE-CATAWBA-ROWAN-MACON-
SOUTHERN JACKSON-TRANSYLVANIA-HENDERSON-CLEVELAND-LINCOLN-GASTON-
MECKLENBURG-CABARRUS-CALDWELL MOUNTAINS-GREATER CALDWELL-
BURKE MOUNTAINS-GREATER BURKE-MCDOWELL MOUNTAINS-EASTERN MCDOWELL-
RUTHERFORD MOUNTAINS-GREATER RUTHERFORD-POLK MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN POLK-OCONEE MOUNTAINS-PICKENS MOUNTAINS-
GREENVILLE MOUNTAINS-GREATER OCONEE-GREATER PICKENS-
GREATER GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG-CHEROKEE-YORK-ANDERSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLAYTON...PINE MOUNTAIN...
MOUNTAIN CITY...CORNELIA...BALDWIN...DEMOREST...CLARKESVILLE...
TOCCOA...ROYSTON...LAVONIA...FRANKLIN SPRINGS...CANON...
HARTWELL...REED CREEK...BANNER ELK...NEWLAND...ELK PARK...
CROSSNORE...SUGAR MOUNTAIN...BETHLEHEM...TAYLORSVILLE...
STONY POINT...STATESVILLE...MOORESVILLE...MOCKSVILLE...
BURNSVILLE...SPRUCE PINE...ASHEVILLE...HICKORY...NEWTON...
ST. STEPHENS...SALISBURY...FRANKLIN...HIGHLANDS...CASHIERS...
BREVARD...HENDERSONVILLE...FLETCHER...EAST FLAT ROCK...ETOWAH...
SHELBY...KINGS MOUNTAIN...LINCOLNTON...GASTONIA...CHARLOTTE...
CONCORD...KANNAPOLIS...EDGEMONT...LENOIR...JONAS RIDGE...
MORGANTON...OLD FORT...MARION...LAKE LURE...RUTHERFORDTON...
FOREST CITY...SALUDA...COLUMBUS...WALHALLA...WESTMINSTER...
NINE TIMES...PUMPKINTOWN...ROCKY BOTTOM...CAESARS HEAD...
CLEVELAND...GOWENSVILLE...MARIETTA...TIGERVILLE...SENECA...
EASLEY...CLEMSON...GREENVILLE...TAYLORS...GREER...MAULDIN...
SIMPSONVILLE...BEREA...SPARTANBURG...GAFFNEY...ROCK HILL...
ANDERSON
1058 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST GEORGIA...NORTH CAROLINA AND UPSTATE
SOUTH CAROLINA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN NORTHEAST
GEORGIA...FRANKLIN...HABERSHAM...HART...RABUN AND STEPHENS. IN
NORTH CAROLINA...ALEXANDER...AVERY...BUNCOMBE...BURKE
MOUNTAINS...CABARRUS...CALDWELL MOUNTAINS...CATAWBA...
CLEVELAND...DAVIE...EASTERN MCDOWELL...EASTERN POLK...
GASTON...GREATER BURKE...GREATER CALDWELL...GREATER
RUTHERFORD...HENDERSON...IREDELL...LINCOLN...MACON...MCDOWELL
MOUNTAINS...MECKLENBURG...MITCHELL...POLK MOUNTAINS...ROWAN...
RUTHERFORD MOUNTAINS...SOUTHERN JACKSON...TRANSYLVANIA AND
YANCEY. IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...ANDERSON...CHEROKEE...
GREATER GREENVILLE...GREATER OCONEE...GREATER PICKENS...
GREENVILLE MOUNTAINS...OCONEE MOUNTAINS...PICKENS MOUNTAINS...
SPARTANBURG AND YORK.

* UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING.

* MOISTURE WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE REGION ON TODAY ASSOCIATED
WITH A PASSING WARM FRONT. IN ADDITION...AN UPPER DISTURBANCE
WILL SLIDE THROUGH THE REGION AIDING ENHANCEMENT OF ANY
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. AREAS OF HEAVY RAINFALL AND
POTENTIAL FLOODING ARE LIKELY WITH SOME LOCATIONS SEEING UP TO
2 TO 4 INCHES OF RAINFALL.

* WHERE HEAVY RAIN OCCURS...SMALL STREAMS WILL RISE RAPIDLY AND
POSSIBLY FLOOD SURROUNDING 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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