Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Charleston SC
538 PM EDT MON MAY 22 2017

SCC015-222245-
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Berkeley SC-
538 PM EDT MON MAY 22 2017

The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a

* Flood Advisory for Minor Flooding in...
  Berkeley County in southeastern South Carolina...

* Until 645 PM EDT

* At 537 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
  thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding. Overflowing poor
  drainage areas will result in minor flooding in the advisory area.
  Up to two inches of rain have already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  St. Stephen, Bonneau, Eadytown, Northern Lake Moultrie, Bonneau
  Beach, Eastern Lake Marion and Saint Stephen.

Additional rainfall up to 2 inches is expected over the area. This
additional rain will result in minor flooding of low lying and poor
drainage areas.

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, don`t drown.

&&

LAT...LON 3345 7988 3340 7986 3337 7980 3338 7979
      3332 7973 3323 7986 3342 8023 3345 8022
      3346 8015 3345 8014 3348 8015 3350 8012
      3350 8009 3351 8008 3351 7999

$$



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