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Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:55 AM EDT on April 19, 2015

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 19, 2015

... Flood Watch remains in effect through 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.

* Through 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.

Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch
Alaska - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Record Report
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Special Statement, Hydrologic Statement , Hydrologic Statement
California - Record Report
Colorado - Dense Fog Advisory , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Flood Warning
Florida - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch
Illinois - Flood Warning
Indiana - Flood Warning
Iowa - Special Statement
Kentucky - Flood Warning
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report
Maine - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Special Statement, Hydrologic Statement , Special Statement , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Montana - Lake Wind Advisory
Nebraska - Special Statement
New Hampshire - Coastal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch
New Mexico - Wind Advisory
New York - Wind Advisory
North Carolina - Areal Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Oklahoma - Wind Advisory
South Carolina - Areal Flood Watch , Record Report
South Dakota - Wind Advisory
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Texas - Flood Warning , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Virginia - Areal Flood Watch , Special Statement
- Small Craft Advisory