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Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:44 AM EDT on April 23, 2018

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on April 24, 2018


... Flood Watch remains in effect through Tuesday morning...

The 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, Buncombe,
Burke mountains, Caldwell mountains, eastern McDowell, eastern
Polk, greater Burke, greater Caldwell, greater Rutherford,
Henderson, Macon, McDowell Mountains, Mitchell, northern
Jackson, Polk mountains, Rutherford mountains, southern
Jackson, Transylvania, and Yancey. In upstate South Carolina,
Anderson, greater Greenville, greater Oconee, greater Pickens,
Greenville mountains, Oconee mountains, Pickens mountains, and
Spartanburg.

* Through Tuesday morning

* abundant moisture ahead of a low pressure system slowly
approaching from the west will yield heavy rainfall across the
eastern slopes of the southern Appalachians and adjacent
foothill areas today through tonight. Rainfall totals of 3 to 4
inches are expected in many of these locations, with localized
4 to 6 inch amounts in the most upslope preferred areas of the
eastern slopes of the mountains.

* Flooding may develop along streams, creeks, and main Stem
rivers. Flooding is most likely along the upper reaches of the
French Broad River and its associated tributaries. Flooding will
also be quite possible along the Saluda River in upstate South
Carolina as well as the Catawba river chain in the North
Carolina foothills. Flooding from the heavy rainfall could
linger into Tuesday or beyond, especially along any main Stem
rivers that flood.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Consider moving vehicles and other property from
known, flood-prone areas. Those living in areas prone to flooding
should be prepared to take quick action should flooding develop,
including fleeing to higher ground.



Gerapetritis


Wind Advisory

Statement as of 3:36 AM EDT on April 23, 2018


... Wind Advisory in effect until midnight EDT tonight above
3500 feet...

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued
a Wind Advisory above 3500 feet, which is in effect until
midnight EDT tonight.

* Locations... elevations above 3500 feet in the North Carolina
mountains.

* Hazards... very windy conditions.

* Timing... winds will ramp up early this morning and then maximize
during the daytime hours before gradually diminishing tonight.

* Winds... southeast 20 to 30 mph with gusts of 40 to 50 mph.

* Impacts... strong winds may blow around unsecured objects, knock
down limbs and weak trees, and produce scattered power outages.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio or your favorite source of
weather information for the latest updates. Additional details
can be found at www.Weather.Gov/gsp.



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Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:44 AM EDT on April 23, 2018

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on April 24, 2018


... Flood Watch remains in effect through Tuesday morning...

The 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, Buncombe,
Burke mountains, Caldwell mountains, eastern McDowell, eastern
Polk, greater Burke, greater Caldwell, greater Rutherford,
Henderson, Macon, McDowell Mountains, Mitchell, northern
Jackson, Polk mountains, Rutherford mountains, southern
Jackson, Transylvania, and Yancey. In upstate South Carolina,
Anderson, greater Greenville, greater Oconee, greater Pickens,
Greenville mountains, Oconee mountains, Pickens mountains, and
Spartanburg.

* Through Tuesday morning

* abundant moisture ahead of a low pressure system slowly
approaching from the west will yield heavy rainfall across the
eastern slopes of the southern Appalachians and adjacent
foothill areas today through tonight. Rainfall totals of 3 to 4
inches are expected in many of these locations, with localized
4 to 6 inch amounts in the most upslope preferred areas of the
eastern slopes of the mountains.

* Flooding may develop along streams, creeks, and main Stem
rivers. Flooding is most likely along the upper reaches of the
French Broad River and its associated tributaries. Flooding will
also be quite possible along the Saluda River in upstate South
Carolina as well as the Catawba river chain in the North
Carolina foothills. Flooding from the heavy rainfall could
linger into Tuesday or beyond, especially along any main Stem
rivers that flood.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Consider moving vehicles and other property from
known, flood-prone areas. Those living in areas prone to flooding
should be prepared to take quick action should flooding develop,
including fleeing to higher ground.



Gerapetritis


Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement
Alaska - High Wind Warning , High Wind Watch , Special Statement
Arizona - Air Quality Alert
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
California - Record Report
Colorado -
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement
Georgia - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory
Idaho - Areal Flood Advisory
Illinois - Flood Warning , Record Report
Indiana - Flood Warning
Iowa - Flood Warning
Kansas - Record Report
Kentucky - Flood Warning
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Michigan - Flood Advisory
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Montana - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory
Nevada -
New Mexico -
North Carolina - Areal Flood Watch , High Surf Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement, Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory
North Dakota - Flood Warning
South Carolina - Areal Flood Watch , Coastal Hazard Statement , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Special Statement
South Dakota - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning
Texas - Tropical Storm Warning , Storm Surge Watch, Tropical Storm Warning , Flood Warning
Virgin Islands - Coastal Hazard Statement
Virginia - Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory
West Virginia - Wind Advisory
Wisconsin - Flood Warning
Wyoming - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement

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