Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
1152 PM EDT THU JUL 10 2014

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MARION SC-FLORENCE SC-HORRY SC-
1152 PM EDT THU JUL 10 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON NC HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  WEST CENTRAL HORRY COUNTY IN NORTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA
  EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN FLORENCE COUNTY IN NORTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA
  CENTRAL MARION COUNTY IN NORTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA

* UNTIL 245 AM EDT

* AT 1151 PM EDT THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WERE
MOVING SLOWLY ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. RADAR ESTIMATED RAINFALL OF 3
TO 6 INCHES HAS FALLEN ACROSS THIS AREA TODAY...AND WITH MORE HEAVY
RAINFALL MOVING INTO THE AREA...FLOODING OF ROADWAYS...URBAN
AREAS...AND EVEN SOME RURAL AREAS IS LIKELY ONGOING. AN ADDITIONAL 1
TO 2 INCHES OF RAINFALL IS LIKELY TONIGHT BEFORE THE HEAVY RAIN
MOVES OUT OF THE WARNED AREA.

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR HAS BEEN REPORTED.
FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BECOME A PROBLEM IN THE WARNED AREA...
ESPECIALLY AT POOR DRAINAGE LOCATIONS ALONG DRAINAGE DITCHES...SMALL
CREEKS...AND LOW SPOTS ALONG ROADWAYS AND FIELDS. FLOODING MAY
PERSIST WELL AFTER THE RAINFALL COMES TO AND END. PEOPLE IN OR NEAR
LOCATIONS SUSCEPTIBLE TO FLOODING SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS
IMMEDIATELY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY...SINCE YOUR VEHICLE MAY
STALL AND YOU MAY BECOME STRANDED. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY DEEPER
THAN THEY APPEAR CREATING DANGEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS. WHEN
ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...FIND ANOTHER
ROUTE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

PLEASE REPORT ANY FLOODING TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN
WILMINGTON NC...TOLL FREE AT 800-697-3901...WHEN YOU CAN DO SO
SAFELY.

LAT...LON 3379 7932 3380 7933 3382 7938 3381 7938
      3380 7940 3380 7943 3411 7937 3408 7912
      3377 7915

$$

WEISS








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