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Flood Warning
Issued: 8:48 PM EDT May. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the French Broad River near Fletcher.
* Until late Sunday night.
* At 8:30 PM Saturday the stage was 15.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will fall to below flood stage by
Sunday afternoon.
* Impact... at 15.0 feet... minor flooding continues. French Broad
River floodwaters may be impacting several roads within the valley,
resulting in Road closures including along Glenn bridge, pinner,
Butler bridge, Nelson, Banner farm, Brannon, and Ladson roads, plus
old Brevard Highway. Widespread farmland flooding is ongoing with
floodwaters impacting some residential and commercial property and
outbuildings. Adjacent Parks and river access points
along The Reach of the river are experiencing significant
inundation.


Lat... Lon 3538 8257 3541 8257 3550 8262 3550 8254 3540 8250
      3537 8250



Flood Advisory
Issued: 8:57 PM EDT May. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

The flood advisory continues for
the French Broad River at Asheville
* until Sunday afternoon.
* At 8 PM Saturday the stage was 8.0 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 6.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.5 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall.
Impacts: the French Broad River is flooding low-lying areas near
Pearson bridge Road, and floodwaters continue to flood Woodfin Riverside
Park, the floodplain adjacent to Craggy Dam Reservoir, Carrier park, and
French Broad River park as well as other low-lying areas within the flood plain.
Floodwaters also may be approaching Amboy Rd.And Lyman St. Local small
tributaries including Smith Mill creek near Emma Rd. May be exceeding
bankfull levels.


Lat... Lon 3550 8262 3560 8261 3569 8265 3570 8257 3558 8255
      3550 8254



Public Information Statement
Issued: 11:32 AM EDT May. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Public information statement...

To: subscribers:
           -NOAA weather wire service
           -emergency managers weather information network
           -noaaport
           other NWS partners and NWS employees

from: Allison Allen
           chief, marine, tropical and tsunami services branch

subject: National tropical cyclone watch warning product (tcv)
           product collaboration tests

the National Hurricane Center (nhc), along with 24 National Weather
Service (nws) weather forecast offices (wfos) in southern region and
15 wfos in eastern region, will commence with internal software and
hardware testing of the National tcv product collaboration process
for the Atlantic Basin on Monday, may 21 and continue daily through
Thursday, may 24, 2018.

Internal testing will begin at approximately 1400 gmt (10 am edt)
and terminate at 1900 gmt (3 PM edt) daily during scheduled test
days. In the event of inclement weather, may 25, 2018 has been
reserved to serve as backup date for any portion of testing that
was delayed.

Internal tcv test products are not intended to be released
externally through NWS dissemination and communication systems.

Periodic NHC and WFO internal software and hardware testing will
continue during the remainder of 2018. The National tcv product for
the Atlantic Basin will contain a summary of NHC/WFO collaborated
wind and/or storm surge watches and warnings, depicted by NWS-
defined geographic zones.

NWS wfos participating in the National tcv product collaboration
tests are listed below by NWS region:

NWS southern region

Atlanta, GA (ffc)
Austin-San Antonio, TX (ewx)
Birmingham, al (bmx)
Brownsville, TX (bro)
Corpus Christi, TX (crp)
Fort Worth, TX (fwd)
Houston, TX (hgx)
Huntsville, al (hun)
Jackson, MS (jan)
Jacksonville, FL (jax)
Key West, FL (key)
Lake Charles, la (lch)
Little Rock, AR (lzk)
Melbourne, FL (mlb)
Memphis, TN (meg)
Miami, FL (mfl)
Mobile, al (mob)
Morristown, TN (mrx)
Nashville, TN (ohx)
New Orleans, la (lix)
San Juan, PR (sju)
Shreveport, la (shv)
Tallahassee, FL (tae)
Tampa Bay area, FL (tbw)


NWS eastern region

Albany, NW (aly)
Boston, MA (box)
Caribou, ME (car)
Charleston, SC (chs)
gray/Portland, ME (gyx)
Mount Holly, NJ (phi)
Newport/Morehead City, NC (mhx)
New York, NY (okx)
Sterling, VA (lwx)
Wakefield, VA (akq)
Wilmington, NC (ilm)
Columbia, SC (cae)
Greenville-Spartanburg, SC (gsp)
Raleigh-Durham, NC (rah)
Blacksburg/Roanoke, VA (rnk)


For more information, please contact:

Andrew Kimball
meteorologist
National Weather Service office
Greer, SC 29651
Andrew.Kimball@noaa.Gov

864-848-9970

National service change notices are online at:

http://www.Weather.Gov/os/notif.Htm



1132 am EDT sun may 20 2018

... Public information statement...

To: subscribers:
           -NOAA weather wire service
           -emergency managers weather information network
           -noaaport
           other NWS partners and NWS employees

from: Allison Allen
           chief, marine, tropical and tsunami services branch

subject: National tropical cyclone watch warning product (tcv)
           product collaboration tests

the National Hurricane Center (nhc), along with 24 National Weather
Service (nws) weather forecast offices (wfos) in southern region and
15 wfos in eastern region, will commence with internal software and
hardware testing of the National tcv product collaboration process
for the Atlantic Basin on Monday, may 21 and continue daily through
Thursday, may 24, 2018.

Internal testing will begin at approximately 1400 gmt (10 am edt)
and terminate at 1900 gmt (3 PM edt) daily during scheduled test
days. In the event of inclement weather, may 25, 2018 has been
reserved to serve as backup date for any portion of testing that
was delayed.

Internal tcv test products are not intended to be released
externally through NWS dissemination and communication systems.

Periodic NHC and WFO internal software and hardware testing will
continue during the remainder of 2018. The National tcv product for
the Atlantic Basin will contain a summary of NHC/WFO collaborated
wind and/or storm surge watches and warnings, depicted by NWS-
defined geographic zones.

NWS wfos participating in the National tcv product collaboration
tests are listed below by NWS region:

NWS southern region

Atlanta, GA (ffc)
Austin-San Antonio, TX (ewx)
Birmingham, al (bmx)
Brownsville, TX (bro)
Corpus Christi, TX (crp)
Fort Worth, TX (fwd)
Houston, TX (hgx)
Huntsville, al (hun)
Jackson, MS (jan)
Jacksonville, FL (jax)
Key West, FL (key)
Lake Charles, la (lch)
Little Rock, AR (lzk)
Melbourne, FL (mlb)
Memphis, TN (meg)
Miami, FL (mfl)
Mobile, al (mob)
Morristown, TN (mrx)
Nashville, TN (ohx)
New Orleans, la (lix)
San Juan, PR (sju)
Shreveport, la (shv)
Tallahassee, FL (tae)
Tampa Bay area, FL (tbw)


NWS eastern region

Albany, NW (aly)
Boston, MA (box)
Caribou, ME (car)
Charleston, SC (chs)
gray/Portland, ME (gyx)
Mount Holly, NJ (phi)
Newport/Morehead City, NC (mhx)
New York, NY (okx)
Sterling, VA (lwx)
Wakefield, VA (akq)
Wilmington, NC (ilm)
Columbia, SC (cae)
Greenville-Spartanburg, SC (gsp)
Raleigh-Durham, NC (rah)
Blacksburg/Roanoke, VA (rnk)


For more information, please contact:

Andrew Kimball
meteorologist
National Weather Service office
Greer, SC 29651
Andrew.Kimball@noaa.Gov

864-848-9970

National service change notices are online at:

http://www.Weather.Gov/os/notif.Htm


Flood Advisory
Issued: 8:57 PM EDT May. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

The flood advisory continues for
the French Broad River at Asheville
* until Sunday afternoon.
* At 8 PM Saturday the stage was 8.0 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 6.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.5 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall.
Impacts: the French Broad River is flooding low-lying areas near
Pearson bridge Road, and floodwaters continue to flood Woodfin Riverside
Park, the floodplain adjacent to Craggy Dam Reservoir, Carrier park, and
French Broad River park as well as other low-lying areas within the flood plain.
Floodwaters also may be approaching Amboy Rd.And Lyman St. Local small
tributaries including Smith Mill creek near Emma Rd. May be exceeding
bankfull levels.


Lat... Lon 3550 8262 3560 8261 3569 8265 3570 8257 3558 8255
      3550 8254