NOAA Flood Advisory – Jackson

October 14, 2014 Posted by

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1245 PM EDT TUE OCT 14 2014

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HAYWOOD NC-MACON NC-TRANSYLVANIA NC-JACKSON NC-
1245 PM EDT TUE OCT 14 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR HEAVY RAINFALL IN…
EASTERN MACON COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA…
SOUTH CENTRAL HAYWOOD COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA…
SOUTHERN JACKSON COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA…
WESTERN TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA…

* UNTIL 330 PM EDT

* AT 1242 PM EDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THUNDERSTORMS WITH PERSISTENT MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE
ADVISORY AREA. DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATED RAINFALL BETWEEN 2 AND 4
INCHES HAS BEEN OBSERVED OVER THE PAST 4 TO 6 HOURS WITH MORE
PRECIPITATION EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL LIKELY CAUSE MINOR
FLOODING TO OCCUR…ESPECIALLY ALONG SMALL STREAMS AND NEAR LOW
WATER CROSSINGS. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING
INCLUDE…FRANKLIN…BLACK BALSAM
AREA…CASHIERS…CULLOWHEE…GORGES STATE PARK…HIGHLANDS…LAKE
GLENVILLE AND LAKE TOXAWAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS
BRIDGES…DIPS…OR OTHER LOW SPOTS IF WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY.
NEVER TRY TO CROSS A FLOWING STREAM…EVEN A SMALL ONE…ON FOOT OR
IN A VEHICLE.

PLEASE REPORT HIGH WATER…FLOODING…LANDSLIDES OR OTHER SEVERE
WEATHER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE SPARTANBURG BY
CALLING TOLL FREE…1…800…2 6 7…8 1 0 1…OR BY POSTING ON OUR
FACEBOOK PAGE…OR TWEET IT USING HASHTAG NWSGSP. YOUR MESSAGE SHOULD
DESCRIBE THE EVENT AND THE SPECIFIC LOCATION WHERE IT OCCURRED.

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LAT…LON 3539 8303 3535 8288 3523 8286 3507 8293
3502 8314 3502 8336 3523 8340

NOAA Hazardous Weather Outlook – Jackson – Tuesday

October 13, 2014 Posted by

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
524 AM EDT MON OCT 13 2014

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AVERY-MADISON-YANCEY-MITCHELL-SWAIN-HAYWOOD-GRAHAM-NORTHERN JACKSON-
MACON-
524 AM EDT MON OCT 13 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE…TODAY AND TONIGHT.

STRONG WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

..TUESDAY…SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS AND FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE. A
STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION TUESDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY NIGHT. STRONG WINDS THROUGH A DEEP LAYER OF THE
ATMOSPHERE WILL CREATE THE POTENTIAL FOR SOME THUNDERSTORMS WITH
THIS SYSTEM TO BECOME SEVERE. AN ISOLATED TORNADO WILL BE
POSSIBLE AS WELL. IN ADDITION…ABUNDANT MOISTURE IN PLACE ACROSS
THE REGION WILL ALLOW ANY THUNDERSTORMS TO GENERATE LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL. FLASH FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE IN LOCATIONS AFFECTED BY
MULTIPLE THUNDERSTORMS…AND MAIN STEM RIVERS WILL LIKELY SEE
SIGNIFICANT RISES. STRONG WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE AT HIGHER
ELEVATIONS.
..WEDNESDAY…SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS AND FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE.
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS AND FLASH FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE UNTIL A
COLD FRONT EXITS THE AREA BY MIDDAY.
..THURSDAY…NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..FRIDAY…NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..SATURDAY…NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..SUNDAY…NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

NONE.

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK – Heavy Rain Possible Afternoon/Tonight

August 11, 2014 Posted by

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
438 AM EDT MON AUG 11 2014

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068>072-082-501>510-SCZ001>014-019-120845-
RABUN-HABERSHAM-STEPHENS-FRANKLIN-HART-ELBERT-AVERY-ALEXANDER-
IREDELL-DAVIE-MADISON-YANCEY-MITCHELL-SWAIN-HAYWOOD-BUNCOMBE-CATAWBA-
ROWAN-GRAHAM-NORTHERN JACKSON-MACON-SOUTHERN JACKSON-TRANSYLVANIA-
HENDERSON-CLEVELAND-LINCOLN-GASTON-MECKLENBURG-CABARRUS-UNION NC-
CALDWELL MOUNTAINS-GREATER CALDWELL-BURKE MOUNTAINS-GREATER BURKE-
MCDOWELL MOUNTAINS-EASTERN MCDOWELL-RUTHERFORD MOUNTAINS-
GREATER RUTHERFORD-POLK MOUNTAINS-EASTERN POLK-OCONEE MOUNTAINS-
PICKENS MOUNTAINS-GREENVILLE MOUNTAINS-GREATER OCONEE-
GREATER PICKENS-GREATER GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG-CHEROKEE-YORK-
ANDERSON-ABBEVILLE-LAURENS-UNION SC-CHESTER-GREENWOOD-
438 AM EDT MON AUG 11 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST GEORGIA…PIEDMONT
NORTH CAROLINA…WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA AND UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE…TODAY AND TONIGHT.

NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP TODAY…WITH THE
GREATEST COVERAGE DURING THE AFTERNOON. A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE
ALSO EXPECTED OVERNIGHT TONIGHT. THE MAIN THREATS WILL BE CLOUD
TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN. A COUPLE OF STORMS
COULD ALSO PRODUCE STRONG WIND GUSTS…ESPECIALLY IN THE MOUNTAINS
LATE TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

..TUESDAY…NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..WEDNESDAY…NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..THURSDAY…NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..FRIDAY…NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..SATURDAY…NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..SUNDAY…NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

NONE.

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WIMBERLEY