439 AM EDT MON APR 16 2018
The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has extended
* Flood Warning for...
Central Burke County in western North Carolina...
* Until 745 AM EDT.
* At 437 AM EDT, stream gauges indicated ongoing flooding along the
Johns River at Arney's Store north of Morganton. The river has
crested and is beginning to recede, but will remain above
flood stage for a couple of hours.
* Flooding will remain over mainly rural areas of central Burke
Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Do not attempt to cross
water-covered roadways, bridges, or low-level crossings. Only a few
inches of rapidly flowing water can carry away your vehicle. It is
not worth the risk. Please TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN.
Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.
When it is safe to do so, please report flood waters 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
LAT...LON 3587 8170 3584 8169 3578 8165 3578 8168
3585 8175 3589 8173