Event: Flash Flood Warning
Sender Name: NWS Greenville-Spartanburg SC
WEA Text: NWS: FLASH FLOOD WARNING this area til 10:15 PM EDT. Avoid flooded areas.
Description: The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a
* Flash Flood Warning for…
Western Rutherford County in western North Carolina…
Northeastern Henderson County in western North Carolina…
* Until 1015 PM EDT.
* At 718 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain across the warned area. Up to three inches of rain
have fallen over the past few hours. Flash flooding is likely
occurring or will begin shortly.
* Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Lake Lure, Chimney Rock Village, Chimney Rock State Park, Bat Cave
Instruction: Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Do not attempt to cross
water-covered roadways, bridges, or low-level crossings. Only a few
inches of rapidly flowing water can carry away your vehicle. It is
not worth the risk. Please TURN AROUND, DON’T DROWN.
When it is safe to do so, please report flood waters 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
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Area Description: Henderson, NC; Rutherford, NC
Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-3737551-3217991
CAP MessageType: Alert
Added note: – Flash Flood Warnings warnings