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Our 50th Anniversary – Open House – June 21st

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Jackson Under Flood Watch

Posted by on Monday, 28 April, 2014

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URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
326 PM EDT MON APR 28 2014

…THUNDERSTORMS TO PRODUCE TORRENTIAL RAINFALL OVER THE WESTERN
CAROLINAS AND NORTHEAST GEORGIA THROUGH WEDNESDAY…

.A DEEP LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER THE NORTHERN PLAINS TODAY IS
PUMPING MOISTURE AND INSTABILITY INTO THE WESTERN CAROLINAS AND
NORTHEAST GEORGIA. THIS WILL ALLOW THE COVERAGE AND INTENSITY OF
THUNDERSTORMS TO INCREASE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY. THESE
THUNDERSTORMS WILL PRODUCE SEVERAL ROUNDS OF HEAVY TO EXCESSIVE
RAINFALL RATES…WITH FLASH FLOODING OF SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS
POSSIBLE…AND MAIN STEM RIVER FLOODING BECOMING MORE LIKELY.
DRYING FROM THE WEST WILL NOT OCCUR UNTIL WEDNESDAY NIGHT AT THE
EARLIEST.

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RABUN-HABERSHAM-MADISON-SWAIN-HAYWOOD-BUNCOMBE-GRAHAM-
NORTHERN JACKSON-MACON-SOUTHERN JACKSON-TRANSYLVANIA-HENDERSON-
OCONEE MOUNTAINS-PICKENS MOUNTAINS-GREENVILLE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…CLAYTON…CLARKESVILLE…CHEROKEE…
BRYSON CITY…WAYNESVILLE…ASHEVILLE…SYLVA…FRANKLIN…
BREVARD…HENDERSONVILLE
326 PM EDT MON APR 28 2014

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED
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* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST GEORGIA…WESTERN
NORTH CAROLINA AND UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA…INCLUDING THE
FOLLOWING AREAS…IN NORTHEAST GEORGIA…HABERSHAM AND RABUN.
IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA…BUNCOMBE…GRAHAM…HAYWOOD…
HENDERSON…MACON…MADISON…NORTHERN JACKSON…SOUTHERN
JACKSON…SWAIN AND TRANSYLVANIA. IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA…
GREENVILLE MOUNTAINS…OCONEE MOUNTAINS AND PICKENS MOUNTAINS.

* FROM MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* THUNDERSTORMS WILL PRODUCE SEVERAL ROUNDS OF HEAVY
RAINFALL…WITH POSSIBLY EXCESSIVE RAINFALL RATES…FROM TONIGHT
THROUGH AT LEAST WEDNESDAY. RAINFALL TOTALS OF 4 TO 6 INCHES MAY
AFFECT THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS…WITH ISOLATED 6 TO 8 INCH
AMOUNTS POSSIBLE IN THE MOST SOUTHERN SECTIONS OF THE MOUNTAINS.

* STREAM AND CREEK FLOODING MAY DEVELOP FROM THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL
RATES AT ANY TIME DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. RIVER LEVELS
WILL INCREASE FROM EACH ROUND OF RAINFALL…WITH MAIN STEM RIVER
FLOODING BECOMING MORE LIKELY TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT HEAVY RAIN MAY DEVELOP AND LEAD TO
FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION. YOU
SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD OR FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

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