• Flood Advisory

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    NCC179-130300- /O.NEW.KGSP.FA.Y.0246.180813T0108Z-180813T0300Z/ /00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ Union NC- 908 PM EDT SUN AUG 12 2018 The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a * Flood Advisory for... Northeastern Union County in the Piedmont of North Carolina... * Until 1100 PM EDT. * At 904 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 730 PM. * Some locations that will experience flooding include... Wingate, New Salem, Marshville and Unionville. Additional rainfall of around an inches appears likely over the area, with some locally higher amounts. The main impact of runoff from this heavy rainfall will be rapid rises on smaller streams and creeks in the northeast corner of the county. These include but are not limited to the Rocky River, Crisco Branch, Richardson Creek, and smaller tributaries of these streams. Flooding of areas with poor drainage will also be likely, especially in urban areas around Wingate. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Heavy rainfall will cause ponding of water in urban areas, streets and underpasses, as well as other poor drainage areas and low lying spots. Rapid rises on small creeks and streams will also occur, possibly flooding low water crossings and farmland. Do not attempt to travel across flooded roads. Turn around, dont drown. 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. && LAT...LON 3501 8030 3497 8047 3513 8051 3517 8041 3517 8039 3518 8037 3517 8036 3518 8033 3517 8032 3519 8030 3519 8029 3520 8028 $$

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