Last Updated on August 17, 2021 6:04 pm
BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
600 PM EDT Tue Aug 17 2021
The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a
- Flash Flood Warning for…
Avery County in western North Carolina…
Northwestern Burke County in western North Carolina…
Northwestern Caldwell County in western North Carolina…
- Until 1000 PM EDT.
- At 600 PM EDT, As heavy tropical-like thunderstorms continue to
develop across the warned area this evening, rainfall totals near
favored elevated locales may top out at 5 or 6 inches. Developing
flooding of streams and eventually larger rivers in the area is
likely as the evening wears on.
HAZARD…Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms.
IMPACT…Flash flooding of small creeks and streams, urban
areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as
other poor drainage and low-lying areas.
- Some locations that will experience flash flooding include…
Newland, Blowing Rock In Caldwell County, Banner Elk, Elk Park,
Beech Mountain In Avery County, Crossnore, Sugar Mountain, Seven
Devils, B.R. Parkway-Linville Falls To Grandfather, Linville
Falls, Grandfather Mountain State Park, Table Rock, B.R.
Parkway-Little Switzerland To Linville, Lake James State Park,
Lake James, Edgemont, Jonas Ridge, Pineola, Linville and Globe.
Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.