Flash Flood Warning from MON 10:12 AM EDT until MON 2:00 PM EDT

Issued By
Greenville-Spartanburg – SC, US, National Weather Service

Affected Area

Oconee County


The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a Flash Flood Warning for… Northeastern Oconee County in upstate South Carolina… Until 200 PM EDT.
At 1012 AM EDT, Doppler radar and gage reports were indicating scattered areas of very heavy showers lingering within the warned area. Isolated rainfall totals may be as high as 5 inches today. A few areas of stream and road flooding have been received from around Salem and points south, especially near Lake Keowee.
HAZARD…Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms.
IMPACT…Flash flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other poor drainage and low-lying areas. Some locations that will experience flash flooding include… Seneca, Walhalla, Salem, Lake Keowee, Oconee State Park, Devils Fork State Park, Lake Jocassee, Lake Hartwell and Bad Creek.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… Turn around, don’t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.