Downed Trees, Flooding Cause Road Closures In Greenville

Tree down at Trails End and Wilderness Lane in Greenville

The list of weather-related road closures is growing in the City of Greenville.

Early Sunday, the city reported a downed tree and power lines blocking parts of McIver Street.  A downed tree is also blocking the road at Orchard Meadow Lane and East Parkins Mill Road.  The city closed the Greenville Zoo and Cleveland Park for a second day.

There are still some closures in effect from Saturday.

Easts Lanneua was blocked because of a tree in the road.

Furman College Way from University Street to the cul-de-sac closed because of flooding.  All walking paths also closed.

The right lane of Sunflower and North Church is closed due to flooding.

Photo Courtesy of Tania Wheeler
Photo Courtesy of Tania Wheeler

The intersections of North Church and Sunflower and East Park and Vannoy are closed.

The area under the McDaniel Avenue Bridge near the Anderson Memorial and the footbridge between Woodland Way and Faris (on Hincapie Path) are closed.

In Mauldin, police reported a tree across the road at  Sunset Drive off North Main Street.  Police asked drivers to use caution because of standing water on some streets.

Check back to wspa.com for updates.

If you want to know about road closures in every county, just click here.

greenville tree down 2 RIVER FLOOD LEVEL MONITORING

This is a list of resources from the National Weather Service to monitor river levels in SC, NC and GA.

STATE OF EMERGENCY

Governor Nikki Haley has declared a State of Emergency for the potential impacts of Hurricane Joaquin and flooding.

The declaration puts state emergency plans into effect, enabling agencies to better coordinate resources jointly and respond to requests for state assistance from county emergency managers.

The Governor urges everyone to continue monitoring developing forecasts through news media and to pay attention to emergency warnings from local and state public safety officials and to take safety actions if instructed to do so.

Photo by: Mike Sabrina Gill - Lawson's Fork Creek
Photo by: Mike Sabrina Gill – Lawson’s Fork Creek

POWER OUTAGES

By early Sunday there were more than 6000 outages in the upstate reported by Duke Energy.

To report a power outage, please call your power provider at one of the numbers listed here.

Duke Energy: 1-800-POWER-ON

Greer CPW: 864-848-5500

Laurens Electric: 1-866-9-RESTORE

Blue Ridge Electric: 1-800-240-3400

Broad River Electric: 864-489-5738

French Broad Electric:

Madison 828-649-2051
Mitchell 828-688-4815
Yancey 828-682-6121

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