Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
240 PM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

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LIBERTY GA-LONG GA-
240 PM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING OF POOR DRAINAGE AREAS IN...
  WESTERN LIBERTY COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST GEORGIA...
  LONG COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST GEORGIA...

* UNTIL 445 PM EDT

* AT 230 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  HEAVY RAIN OCCURRING ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 6 MILES NORTH OF
  TRINITY TO LUDOWICI...OR ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 10 MILES
  NORTHEAST OF FORT STEWART TO LUDOWICI. THIS LINE OF HEAVY RAIN WAS
  NEARLY STATIONARY.

  RADAR ESTIMATES THAT RAINFALL RATES ARE AS HIGH AS 1 TO 2 INCHES
  PER HOUR IN THE ADVISORY AREA. THIS MUCH RAINFALL IS SUFFICIENT TO
  PRODUCE FLOODING OF LOW LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND CAUSE
  SIGNIFICANT PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS.

* LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO...
  LUDOWICI...ELIM...GUM BRANCH...WEFANIE...JONES CREEK...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS HEAVY RAINFALL WILL RESULT IN SIGNIFICANT PONDING OF WATER ON
AREA ROADS AND IN LOW SPOTS. SLOW DOWN TO REDUCE THE RISK OF
HYDROPLANING. IF WATER COVERS THE ENTIRE ROADWAY OR IS FLOWING...FIND
ANOTHER ROUTE. THE WATER IS PROBABLY MUCH DEEPER THAN IT APPEARS AND
ONLY ONE FOOT OF WATER CAN STALL A VEHICLE. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 3155 8170 3158 8170 3161 8174 3160 8175
      3161 8177 3165 8180 3165 8183 3166 8185
      3171 8188 3203 8162 3197 8159 3196 8156
      3197 8149 3197 8147 3195 8146 3194 8141
      3188 8140 3188 8138 3157 8157 3154 8166

$$

JAQ








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