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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:59 PM EDT on July 31, 2014

Expires 12:00 PM EDT on August 01, 2014


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Friday morning...

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... Avery... Burke
mountains... Buncombe... Caldwell mountains... eastern McDowell...
eastern Polk... greater Burke... greater Caldwell... greater
Rutherford... Graham... Haywood... Henderson... McDowell
Mountains... Macon... Madison... Mitchell... northern Jackson...
Polk mountains... Rutherford mountains... southern Jackson...
Swain... Transylvania and Yancey. In upstate South Carolina...
Abbeville... Anderson... greater Greenville... greater Oconee...
greater Pickens... Greenville mountains... Greenwood...
Laurens... Oconee mountains... Pickens mountains and
Spartanburg.

* Through Friday morning.

* Increasing moist southeast flow will support heavy rainfall
across the warned area.

* Water levels are expected to rise in streams and creeks across
the warned area. Poorly drained urban areas... and low lying
areas near streams and creeks... will be especially vulnerable
to flooding. Ponding of water on roads will be possible as
well. The area from Anderson to Greenville in South Carolina
will see the first impacts... as heavy rainfall has already
occurred there.

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.




Local Storm Report



07/31/2014 0816 PM

3 miles E of Greenville, Greenville County.

Heavy rain m3.70 inch, reported by ASOS.


            3.7 inches of rain has fallen since this morning at the
            Greenville Downtown Airport. A sinkhole has developed
            nearby near the intersection of Haywood Rd and Airport
            Rd.





07/31/2014 1130 am

3 miles W of Simpsonville, Greenville County.

Flash flood, reported by broadcast media.


            A video from the public indicated a significant portion
            of McCall Road flooded by swiftly moving water. The
            flooding was likely associated with a tributary to Huff
            Creek.





07/31/2014 1115 am

2 miles E of Mauldin, Greenville County.

Flash flood, reported by broadcast media.


            Bethel Road was closed due to flooding.





07/31/2014 1130 am

3 miles W of Simpsonville, Greenville County.

Flash flood, reported by public.


            Reports of water on logshoals... McCall... and Baldwin
            roads.





07/31/2014 1015 am

1 miles NW of Greenville, Greenville County.

Flash flood, reported by broadcast media.


            Police closed Cleveland Park due to flooding. Social
            media pictures show water from Richland creek covering
            significant portions of the park.





07/31/2014 1115 am

6 miles se of Greenville, Greenville County.

Flash flood, reported by County official.


            Rising water along gilder creek has resulted in the

            evacuation of 7 people / 5 Mobile homes along Libby Lane.



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