Granite Falls, NC

5:22 PM EDT on May 24, 2017 (GMT -0400)
Granite Falls- Downtown | | Change Station

Elev 1198 ft 35.80 °N, 81.43 °W | Updated 6 seconds ago

Overcast
Overcast
66.9 °F
Feels Like 66.9 °F
N
7.0
Wind Variable Wind from SSW

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.51 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 1400 ft
Mostly Cloudy 2400 ft
Mostly Cloudy 3200 ft
Dew Point 63 °F
Humidity 90%
Rainfall 0.09 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:14 AM 8:31 PM
Waning Crescent, 1% visible
SPECI KHKY 242104Z 19009KT 10SM SCT014 BKN024 BKN032 20/18 A2951 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT N T02000183
Pressure 29.51 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 1400 ft
Mostly Cloudy 2400 ft
Mostly Cloudy 3200 ft
Dew Point 63 °F
Humidity 90%
Rainfall 0.09 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:14 AM 8:31 PM
Waning Crescent, 1% visible
SPECI KHKY 242104Z 19009KT 10SM SCT014 BKN024 BKN032 20/18 A2951 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT N T02000183

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Watches & Warnings

Tornado Watch
Issued: 5:19 PM EDT May. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service


Tornado Watch 262 remains valid until 6 PM EDT this evening for
the following areas

In Georgia this watch includes 4 counties

In northeast Georgia

Elbert Franklin Hart
Stephens

In North Carolina this watch includes 22 counties

In Piedmont North Carolina

Alexander Cabarrus Catawba
Cleveland Davie Gaston
Iredell Lincoln Mecklenburg
Rowan Union

In western North Carolina

Avery Buncombe Burke
Caldwell Henderson McDowell
Mitchell Polk Rutherford
Transylvania Yancey

In South Carolina this watch includes 12 counties

In upstate South Carolina

Abbeville Anderson Cherokee
Chester Greenville Greenwood
Laurens Oconee Pickens
Spartanburg Union York

This includes the cities of Abbeville, advance, Anderson,
Asheville, Ashford, Banner Elk, Berea, Bethlehem, Blackstock,
Boydville, Brevard, Burnsville, Busick, Calhoun Falls, Canon,
Catawba, Cedar Mountain, Celo, Charlotte, Chester, Clemson,
Clinton, Columbus, Concord, Cornwell, Crouse, Dacusville, Dana,
Dysartsville, Easley, East Flat Rock, Elberton, Ellendale,
Etowah, Farmington, Fero, Fletcher, Forest City, Fork church,
Fork Shoals, Fortsonia, Franklin Springs, Gaffney, Gastonia,
Glenwood, Granite Falls, Great Falls, Greenville, Greer,
Hartwell, Hendersonville, Hickory, Hiddenite, Huntersville,
Indian Trail, Ingalls, Kannapolis, Kings Creek, Kings Mountain,
Lake Adger, Laurens, Lavonia, Lenoir, Lincolnton, Little River,
Marion, Matthews, Mauldin, Micaville, Middleton, Mill Spring,
Millersville, Mocksville, Monarch Mills, Monroe, Mooresville,
Morganton, Mount Mitchell State Park, Mountain Rest, Nebo,
Newland, Newton, Ninety Six, Nuberg, Oakway, Patterson,
Pleasant Grove, Poplar, Ramseytown, Reed Creek, Rock Hill,
Royston, Ruckersville, Rutherfordton, Salisbury, Saluda,
sawmills, Seneca, Shelby, Simpsonville, Spartanburg, Spindale,
Spruce Pine, St. Stephens, Statesville, Stony Point, Sugar Hill,
Swiss, Taylors, Taylorsville, Toccoa, Trinity, Tryon, Tuxedo,
Union, Valdese, Walhalla, Ware Shoals, Weddington, Westminster,
and Whitworth.




Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 4:58 PM EDT May. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* flood advisory for...
western Caldwell County in western North Carolina...
northwestern Burke County in western North Carolina...

* until 745 PM EDT

* at 447 PM EDT, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
heavy rain due to thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding in
the advisory area. One to three inches of rain have fallen in the
past three hours. An additional 1-2 inches of rain is likely
over the next three hours. This may cause nuisance flooding
of streams, poor-drainage areas, and low-lying spots across
the advisory area.

* Some locations that may experience flooding include...
Gamewell, Edgemont, Collettsville, Globe, Upton, Oak Hill, Glen
Alpine and Morganton.

* Scattered, nuisance stream flooding may continue, including along:
Johns River, Mulberry creek, Wilson Creek, Warrior Fork, Irish
Creek, Parks creek, Bristol creek, Mills creek, and Buffalo
Creek.

* The following streamgauge may see a rise into action stage:
Johns River 6 N Morganton
current stage: 6.08 feet / action stage: 8.5 feet

* some flood-prone roadways may be impacted, including:
Johns River loop Rd and Johns River boat ramp at NC 18 / US 64
Valley View Circle at old Johns River Rd
spainhour Rd at Warrior Fork
Rose Creek campground
playmore beach Rd at Johns River and Wilson Creek

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Heavy rainfall will cause rapid rises on small creeks and streams,
possibly flooding low water crossings and farmland. Do not attempt to
travel across flooded roads. Turn around, dont drown.

Please report flood water flowing over roads or threatening property,
or landslides to the National Weather Service 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.


Lat... Lon 3612 8155 3588 8159 3578 8164 3573 8174
      3574 8188 3581 8199 3585 8192 3588 8191
      3597 8182 3596 8181 3607 8174 3611 8180
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315 PM EDT Wed may 24 2017

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 10 PM EDT this
evening...

The Flash 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, Graham, greater
Burke, greater Caldwell, greater Rutherford, Haywood,
Henderson, Iredell, Lincoln, Macon, Madison, McDowell
Mountains, Mecklenburg, Mitchell, northern Jackson, Polk
mountains, Rowan, Rutherford mountains, southern Jackson,
Swain, 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.

* Until 10 PM EDT this evening

* showers and thunderstorms with moderate to heavy rainfall will
cross the area this afternoon and evening. Rainfall of 1 to 2
inches, with locally higher amounts up to 4 inches will be
possible in the stronger thunderstorms.

* Due to the widespread rain that has fallen over much of this
area since the past weekend, the ground is near saturation and
stream levels are already running above normal. It will not
take much additional rainfall to produce flash flooding along
smaller creeks and streams. Main Stem rivers and their
associated tributaries will also rise gradually, and some
minor flooding will be possible along these streams.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that 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 warnings be issued.