Weather Alerts for Greer

Issued by the National Weather Service

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GREER

Areas Affected:
Abbeville - Anderson - Cherokee - Chester - Greater Greenville - Greater Oconee - Greater Pickens - Greenville Mountains - Greenwood - Laurens - Oconee Mountains - Pickens Mountains - Spartanburg - Union - York
Effective: Wed, 11/14 1:00pm Updated: Tue, 11/13 9:42pm Urgency: Future
Expires: Wed, 11/14 10:27am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...A ROUND OF HEAVY RAINFALL WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY MAY PRODUCE
FLOODING ACROSS THE WESTERN CAROLINAS AND NORTHEAST GEORGIA...
.A deep low pressure system moving east from the plains will
produce a southeasterly fetch of abundant Gulf of Mexico and
Atlantic moisture starting Wednesday, peaking on Wednesday night,
and slowly diminishing on Thursday. Very wet ground conditions,
along with currently high stream levels, will heighten the risk of
flooding across the region through the period. While some of the
precipitation may fall as an icy mix, across portions of western
North Carolina, especially Wednesday night, enough rain could fall
to produce some flooding there as well.
...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...
The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued
a
* Flood Watch 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,
Greater Burke, Greater Caldwell, Greater Rutherford,
Henderson, Iredell, Lincoln, Macon, McDowell Mountains,
Mecklenburg, Mitchell, Polk Mountains, Rowan, Rutherford
Mountains, Southern Jackson, 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.
* from Wednesday afternoon through Thursday evening
* A deep low pressure system over the plains will bring abundant
Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico moisture to the southeast Wednesday
into Thursday. Widespread rainfall totals of 2 to 3 inches will
be possible across much of the western Carolinas and northeast
Georgia during the period, with the bulk of the heavy rain
falling on Wednesday night.
* This heavy rainfall will impact locations that received 2 to 4
inches of rain on Monday. The ground remains saturated and
stream levels across the region are running quite high. This
could lead to more widespread flooding along rivers and streams
than observed with the Monday system.

Information:
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.