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Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 12:21 AM EST Nov. 15, 2018 – National Weather Service

The flood advisory continues for
the South Fork Catawba river at Lowell
* until late Friday.
* At 11 PM Wednesday the stage was 6.9 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 9.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise to near 9.5 feet by early Friday
morning and then gradually fall below 9 feet later in the day.
Impacts: at 9.0 feet... action stage. South Fork Catawba river
floodwaters begin to enter Riverside Park in Cramerton..


Lat... Lon 3537 8126 3537 8108 3518 8102 3518 8110



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1221 am EST Thu Nov 15 2018

The flood advisory continues for
the South Fork Catawba river at Lowell
* until late Friday.
* At 11 PM Wednesday the stage was 6.9 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 9.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise to near 9.5 feet by early Friday
morning and then gradually fall below 9 feet later in the day.
Impacts: at 9.0 feet... action stage. South Fork Catawba river
floodwaters begin to enter Riverside Park in Cramerton..


Lat... Lon 3537 8126 3537 8108 3518 8102 3518 8110



Jpt



1020 PM EST Wed Nov 14 2018

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

* a deep low pressure system over the plains will bring abundant
Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico moisture to the southeast through
Thursday. Widespread rainfall totals of 1.5 to 3 inches will
be possible across much of the western Carolinas and northeast
Georgia, mainly tonight through Thursday 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.


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Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 12:21 AM EST Nov. 15, 2018 – National Weather Service

The flood advisory continues for
the South Fork Catawba river at Lowell
* until late Friday.
* At 11 PM Wednesday the stage was 6.9 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 9.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise to near 9.5 feet by early Friday
morning and then gradually fall below 9 feet later in the day.
Impacts: at 9.0 feet... action stage. South Fork Catawba river
floodwaters begin to enter Riverside Park in Cramerton..


Lat... Lon 3537 8126 3537 8108 3518 8102 3518 8110



Jpt


1221 am EST Thu Nov 15 2018

The flood advisory continues for
the South Fork Catawba river at Lowell
* until late Friday.
* At 11 PM Wednesday the stage was 6.9 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 9.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise to near 9.5 feet by early Friday
morning and then gradually fall below 9 feet later in the day.
Impacts: at 9.0 feet... action stage. South Fork Catawba river
floodwaters begin to enter Riverside Park in Cramerton..


Lat... Lon 3537 8126 3537 8108 3518 8102 3518 8110



Jpt



1020 PM EST Wed Nov 14 2018

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

* a deep low pressure system over the plains will bring abundant
Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico moisture to the southeast through
Thursday. Widespread rainfall totals of 1.5 to 3 inches will
be possible across much of the western Carolinas and northeast
Georgia, mainly tonight through Thursday 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.


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