FLASH FLOOD ADVISOURY

WGUS62 KGSP 120301
FFAGSP

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
1101 PM EDT Mon Sep 11 2017

…HEAVY RAINFALL ASSOCIATED WITH IRMA CONTINUES TO POSE A THREAT
OVERNIGHT…

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Rabun-Habersham-Stephens-Franklin-Hart-Elbert-Southern Jackson-
Transylvania-Henderson-McDowell Mountains-Rutherford Mountains-
Polk Mountains-Oconee Mountains-
Including the cities of Clayton, Pine Mountain, Mountain City,
Cornelia, Baldwin, Demorest, Clarkesville, Hollywood, Boydville,
Toccoa, Royston, Whitworth, Lavonia, Franklin Springs, Canon,
Hartwell, Nuberg, Reed Creek, Elberton, Fortsonia, Middleton,
Ruckersville, Wolf Mountain, Cashiers, Brevard, Cedar Mountain,
Little River, Hendersonville, Fletcher, Dana, East Flat Rock,
Tuxedo, Etowah, Ashford, Sugar Hill, Woodlawn, Old Fort,
Lake Lure, Saluda, Mountain Rest, Walhalla, and Westminster
1101 PM EDT Mon Sep 11 2017

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT TUESDAY…

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, Henderson, McDowell
    Mountains, Polk Mountains, Rutherford Mountains, Southern
    Jackson, and Transylvania. In upstate South Carolina, Oconee
    Mountains.

  • until 8 AM EDT Tuesday

  • Scattered to numerous showers will produce moderate rainfall
    rates through the overnight hours. Additional rainfall
    accumulations of 1 to 2 inches with be possible, especially
    along the Blue Ridge Escarpment where upslope flow will be
    maximized.

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.

 

About Allen Aycoth

President of The Blue Ridge Weather Watch
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