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Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 3:30 AM EST Nov. 15, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 1 PM EST this
afternoon...

* what... heavy mixed precipitation expected. Total sleet
accumulations of up to one inch and ice accumulations of up to
one half inch expected.

* Where... the northern mountains of North Carolina.

* When... through 1 PM EST Thursday.

* Additional details... power outages and tree damage are likely
due to the ice. Travel could be nearly impossible. The
hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet
and ice will make travel very hazardous or impossible.

Please report snow and ice accumulations by calling the National
Weather Service toll free at... 1... 800... 2 6 7... 8 1 0 1. Leave a
message with your observation and the specific location where it
occurred. You can also Post your report to National Weather
Service Greenville Spartanburg facebook or tweet your report
using hashtag nwsgsp.

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.





Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 3:26 AM EST Nov. 15, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northeast Georgia, North Carolina, and upstate
South Carolina, including the following areas, in northeast
Georgia, Elbert, 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, Union, and Yancey. In upstate South Carolina,
Abbeville, Anderson, Cherokee, Chester, greater Greenville,
greater Oconee, greater Pickens, Greenville mountains,
Greenwood, Laurens, Oconee mountains, Pickens mountains,
Spartanburg, Union, and York.

* Through this evening

* widespread rainfall totals of 1.5 to 2 inches have fallen across
the region since yesterday, and another 1-2 inches will be
possible across much of the western Carolinas and northeast
Georgia through late this morning.

* This heavy rainfall will impact locations that received 2 to 4
inches of rain on Monday. The ground remains saturated and
stream levels across the region are running quite high. The
additional rainfall could lead to more widespread flooding
along streams than was seen on Monday, while additional minor
flooding on some main Stem rivers is also expected.

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.




326 am EST Thu Nov 15 2018

... Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northeast Georgia, North Carolina, and upstate
South Carolina, including the following areas, in northeast
Georgia, Elbert, 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, Union, and Yancey. In upstate South Carolina,
Abbeville, Anderson, Cherokee, Chester, greater Greenville,
greater Oconee, greater Pickens, Greenville mountains,
Greenwood, Laurens, Oconee mountains, Pickens mountains,
Spartanburg, Union, and York.

* Through this evening

* widespread rainfall totals of 1.5 to 2 inches have fallen across
the region since yesterday, and another 1-2 inches will be
possible across much of the western Carolinas and northeast
Georgia through late this morning.

* This heavy rainfall will impact locations that received 2 to 4
inches of rain on Monday. The ground remains saturated and
stream levels across the region are running quite high. The
additional rainfall could lead to more widespread flooding
along streams than was seen on Monday, while additional minor
flooding on some main Stem rivers is also expected.

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.





Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 3:26 AM EST Nov. 15, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northeast Georgia, North Carolina, and upstate
South Carolina, including the following areas, in northeast
Georgia, Elbert, 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, Union, and Yancey. In upstate South Carolina,
Abbeville, Anderson, Cherokee, Chester, greater Greenville,
greater Oconee, greater Pickens, Greenville mountains,
Greenwood, Laurens, Oconee mountains, Pickens mountains,
Spartanburg, Union, and York.

* Through this evening

* widespread rainfall totals of 1.5 to 2 inches have fallen across
the region since yesterday, and another 1-2 inches will be
possible across much of the western Carolinas and northeast
Georgia through late this morning.

* This heavy rainfall will impact locations that received 2 to 4
inches of rain on Monday. The ground remains saturated and
stream levels across the region are running quite high. The
additional rainfall could lead to more widespread flooding
along streams than was seen on Monday, while additional minor
flooding on some main Stem rivers is also expected.

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.




326 am EST Thu Nov 15 2018

... Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northeast Georgia, North Carolina, and upstate
South Carolina, including the following areas, in northeast
Georgia, Elbert, 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, Union, and Yancey. In upstate South Carolina,
Abbeville, Anderson, Cherokee, Chester, greater Greenville,
greater Oconee, greater Pickens, Greenville mountains,
Greenwood, Laurens, Oconee mountains, Pickens mountains,
Spartanburg, Union, and York.

* Through this evening

* widespread rainfall totals of 1.5 to 2 inches have fallen across
the region since yesterday, and another 1-2 inches will be
possible across much of the western Carolinas and northeast
Georgia through late this morning.

* This heavy rainfall will impact locations that received 2 to 4
inches of rain on Monday. The ground remains saturated and
stream levels across the region are running quite high. The
additional rainfall could lead to more widespread flooding
along streams than was seen on Monday, while additional minor
flooding on some main Stem rivers is also expected.

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.