Caldwell NC-Burke NC-
444 PM EDT FRI AUG 10 2018
The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a
* Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
Central Caldwell County in western North Carolina...
North central Burke County in western North Carolina...
* Until 745 PM EDT.
* At 440 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. This will cause small stream flooding in the
advisory area. The most affected streams are tributaries of the
upper Catawba River, including the Johns River, Mulberry Creek,
and Lower Creek. Up to two inches of rain have fallen in these
areas since 4 PM. Minor street flooding is also likely in the
Lenoir and Cedar Rock areas.
* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Lenoir, Gamewell, Hudson, Cajah's Mountain, Cedar Rock,
Collettsville, Patterson and Kings Creek.
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.
In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Turn around, dont drown.
Only when it is safe to do so, please report floodwaters or
landslides flowing over roads or threatening property to the National
Weather Service by calling toll-free, 1, 800, 2 6 7, 8 1 0 1, by
posting on our Facebook page, or via Twitter using hashtag NWSGSP.
Your message should describe the event and the specific location
where it occurred, including roadways, nearby cross streets, stream
names, and other landmarks.
LAT...LON 3598 8140 3586 8140 3583 8162 3586 8177
3597 8179 3599 8164