FLOOD WARNING FRENCH BRAWD RIVER

WGUS82 KGSP 120138
FLSGSP

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
938 PM EDT Thu Oct 11 2018

…The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers
in North Carolina…

Broad River In NC At Boiling Springs affecting Cleveland County.

…The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers
in North Carolina…South Carolina…

French Broad River At Blantyre affecting Henderson and Transylvania
Counties.
French Broad River Near Fletcher affecting Buncombe and Henderson
Counties.
South Fork Catawba River At Lowell affecting Gaston County.
Broad River In Sc Near Blacksburg affecting Cherokee and York
Counties.

.Runoff from previous heavy rain will result in the river remaining
above flood stage.
.Runoff from previous heavy rain has worked its way further
downstream thus…the river will continue to fall slowly.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

The latest stages and forecasts for rivers can be found on our web
page at http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=gsp

Please report high water…flooding and landslides to the National
Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg by calling toll free…1…8 0
0…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.

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938 PM EDT Thu Oct 11 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
The French Broad River At Blantyre.
* until Saturday morning.
…Flood Warning extended until Saturday morning…* At 9:16 PM Thursday the stage was 16.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast…the river will continue rising to near 17.5 feet by
early Friday afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage early
Saturday morning.
* Impact…At 17.0 feet…Minor Flooding continues. Floodwaters
continue to inundate farmland between the French Broad River and
the railroad tracks. Floodwaters may start to inundate the
shoulders of River Road near the Big Willow Road intersection.
Floodwaters continue to impact boat access areas at Grove Bridge
Rd. and Crab Creek Rd.

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LAT…LON 3538 8257 3537 8250 3529 8254 3521 8267
3526 8274 3534 8261

About Allen Aycoth

President of The Blue Ridge Weather Watch
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