WEATER STATEMENT

National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC

900 AM EDT Thu Sep 17 2020
The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a
* Flash Flood Warning for… Anderson County in Upstate South Carolina… Abbeville County in Upstate South Carolina…
* Until 200 PM EDT.* At 858 AM EDT, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated heavy rain on the order of 2.5 inches had already fallen acros the warned area and another inch of rain is possible this morning. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly. HAZARD… Flash flooding caused by heavy rain. SOURCE… Radar and automated gauges. IMPACT… Flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other drainage and low lying areas.
* Some locations that will experience flooding include… Anderson, Homeland Park,Belton, Northlake, Pendleton, Calhoun Falls, Due West, Iva, Lake Secession and Starr. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… Numerous roads, parking lots and bridges will be threatened by heavy rain and rapidly rising streams and creeks. Please pay close attention to road signs indicating a flood-prone area. Obey all barricades, even if water is not currently over the Barricades are in place for your protection and indicate areas where flooding can occur rapidly and without warning.

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SPECIAL MARINE

ALERTS

The National Weather Service in Mobile has issued a

  • Special Marine Warning for…
    Coastal waters from Okaloosa-Walton County Line to Pensacola FL out
    20 NM…
    Coastal waters from Pensacola FL to Pascagoula MS out 20 NM…
    Waters from Okaloosa-Walton County Line to Pensacola FL from 20 to
    60 NM…
    Waters from Pensacola FL to Pascagoula MS from 20 to 60 NM…

  • Until 445 AM CDT.

  • At 316 AM CDT, sprial bands with multiple potential embedded
    waterspouts will affect the warned area. The most prominent
    waterspout signature was located 21 nm southwest of Okaloosa Deep
    Water Reef, or 44 nm south of Mary Esther, moving northwest at 40
    knots.

HAZARD…Wind gusts 34 knots or greater.

SOURCE…Radar.

IMPACT…Small craft could be damaged in briefly higher winds and
suddenly higher waves.

  • Locations impacted include…
    Oriskany Reef.
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