FLOOD ADVISORY W.N.C

WGUS82 KGSP 300220
FLSGSP

Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
1020 PM EDT SAT SEP 29 2018

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McDowell NC-Rutherford NC-Buncombe NC-Burke NC-
1020 PM EDT SAT SEP 29 2018

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

  • Flood Advisory for…
    McDowell County in western North Carolina…
    Northwestern Rutherford County in western North Carolina…
    Southeastern Buncombe County in western North Carolina…
    West central Burke County in western North Carolina…

  • Until 1215 AM EDT.

  • At 1019 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
    thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area.
    Up to two inches of rain have fallen since 800 PM, with isolated
    higher amounts.

  • Some locations that will experience flooding include…
    Marion, Lake Lure, Old Fort, B.R. Parkway-Little Switzerland To
    Linville, Lake James, Nebo, Pleasant Gardens, Ashford, Woodlawn and
    North Cove.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

Heavy rain falling along mountain creeks can cause sudden increases
in water flow downstream, even in areas where it is not raining.
People participating in outdoor recreation should move away from
creeks and small streams.

Only when it is safe to do so, please report floodwaters 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.
Your message should describe the event and the specific location
where it occurred, including roadways, nearby cross streets, stream
names, and other landmarks.

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LAT…LON 3583 8181 3543 8220 3554 8239 3585 8208
3585 8207 3586 8204 3588 8202 3588 8201
3587 8200 3589 8198 3591 8198 3592 8197

About Allen Aycoth

President of The Blue Ridge Weather Watch
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