Oconee Mountains-Pickens Mountains-Greenville Mountains-
Greater Oconee-Greater Pickens-Greater Greenville-Anderson-
Including the cities of Mountain Rest, Walhalla, Westminster,
Pumpkintown, Tigerville, Gowensville, Caesars Head, Cleveland,
Marietta, Seneca, Oakway, Easley, Dacusville, Clemson,
Greenville, Taylors, Greer, Mauldin, Fork Shoals, Simpsonville,
Berea, Anderson, Abbeville, Calhoun Falls, Ware Shoals,
and Ninety Six
956 PM EDT Sun Apr 23 2017
...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...
The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has
* Flood Watch to include a portion of upstate South Carolina,
including the following areas, Abbeville, Anderson, Greater
Greenville, Greater Oconee, Greater Pickens, Greenville
Mountains, Greenwood, Oconee Mountains, and Pickens Mountains.
* through Monday evening
* Several periods of heavy rain showers, with embedded
thunderstorms, are expected to impact the western Upstate of
South Carolina through the overnight hours, and possibly linger
through part of the day on Monday. Additional rainfall amounts
of 1 to 3 inches are possible overnight and this could fall on
areas already soaked by 1 to 2 inches of rain that fell late
* The long duration and widespread nature of the heavy rain threat
is expected to result in significant rises and possible flooding
on area streams, while minor flooding will also be possible
along some main stem rivers. Additionally, heavier short-term
rainfall rates associated with bands of heavy rain showers and
thunderstorms could produce localized flash flooding along small
streams and in urban areas.
A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
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.