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Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:28 PM EDT on April 18, 2015

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 19, 2015


... Flood Watch in effect from midnight EDT tonight through Sunday
evening...

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued
a

* Flood Watch for portions of northeast Georgia... North Carolina
and upstate South Carolina... including the following areas...
in northeast Georgia... Franklin... Habersham... Hart... Rabun and
Stephens. In North Carolina... Alexander... Avery... Buncombe...
Burke mountains... Cabarrus... Caldwell mountains... Catawba...
Cleveland... Davie... eastern McDowell... eastern Polk... Gaston...
greater Burke... greater Caldwell... greater Rutherford...
Henderson... Iredell... Lincoln... Macon... McDowell Mountains...
Mecklenburg... Mitchell... Polk mountains... Rowan... Rutherford
mountains... southern Jackson... Transylvania and Yancey. In
upstate South Carolina... Anderson... Cherokee... greater
Greenville... greater Oconee... greater Pickens... Greenville
mountains... Oconee mountains... Pickens mountains...
Spartanburg and York.

* From midnight EDT tonight through Sunday evening.

* Moisture will increase across the region on Sunday associated
with a passing warm front. In addition... an upper disturbance
will slide through the region aiding enhancement of any showers
and thunderstorms. Areas of heavy rainfall and potential
flooding are likely with some locations seeing up to 2 to 4
inches of rainfall.

* Where heavy rain occurs... small streams will rise rapidly and
possibly flood surrounding areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.



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