Henderson Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Areal Flood Watch
Statement as of 10:58 AM EDT on April 19, 2015

... Flood Watch remains in effect until 8 PM EDT this evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northeast Georgia... North Carolina and upstate
South Carolina... including the following areas... in northeast
Georgia... 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 and
Yancey. In upstate South Carolina... Anderson... Cherokee...
greater Greenville... greater Oconee... greater Pickens...
Greenville mountains... Oconee mountains... Pickens mountains...
Spartanburg and York.

* Until 8 PM EDT this evening.

* Moisture will increase across the region on today associated
with a passing warm front. In addition... an upper disturbance
will slide through the region aiding enhancement of any
showers and thunderstorms. Areas of heavy rainfall and
potential flooding are likely with some locations seeing up to
2 to 4 inches of rainfall.

* Where heavy rain occurs... small streams will rise rapidly and
possibly flood surrounding areas.

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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