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McDowell County Emergency Management
Tuesday June 11th, 2019 :: 09:00 p.m. EDT

Advisory

Flood Advisory until 09:00AM Wednesday

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* Flood Advisory for... East central McDowell County in western North Carolina... West central Burke County in western North Carolina...

* Until 900 AM EDT Wednesday.

* At 856 PM EDT, flooding continues along the Catawba River and around Lake James. Lake levels are slowly falling, and should continue to fall through the night. Portions of the shoreline will remain flooded, including but not limited to parts of the Moose Lodge Campground, House Boat Lane, and various lake access points and boat ramps.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Lake James State Park, Lake James and Nebo.

* AFFECTED AREAS: BURKE, NC ... MCDOWELL, NC

Instructions:

Please remember to avoid the high flows along the Catawba River, flooded roadways, and other low-lying areas!

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Address/Location
McDowell County Emergency Management
41 S Garden St
Marion, NC 28752

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 828-652-3241

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Alert Details

Severity:
Minor - Minimal to no known threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flood Advisory

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