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Flood Warning
Issued: 3:10 PM EST Jan. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the French Broad River at Blantyre.
* From Thursday afternoon to Friday evening... or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 2:30 PM Wednesday the stage was 11.4 feet
* minor flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast: the river will rise above minor flood stage by early
Thursday afternoon and continue to rise to near 17.0 feet by early
Friday morning. The river is expected to fall below minor flood
stage by Friday afternoon.
* Impact: at 17.0 feet... minor flooding continues. Floodwaters
continue to inundate farmland between the French Broad River and
the Railroad tracks. Floodwaters may start to inundate the
shoulders of River Road near the big Willow Road intersection.
Floodwaters continue to impact boat access areas at Grove bridge
Rd. And Crab Creek Rd.
* Impact: at 16.0 feet... minor flood stage. Farmland flooding
continues on both sides of the French Broad River. Floodwaters
begin to impact boat access areas at Grove bridge Rd. And Crab
Creek Rd.
* Impact: at 15.0 feet... action/advisory stage. Most farm fields are
flooding between the French Broad River and Brevard Rd. And between
the French Broad River and Pleasant Grove Rd.


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