Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
552 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

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CHARLESTON SC-
552 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING OF POOR DRAINAGE AREAS IN...
  CENTRAL CHARLESTON COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 630 PM EDT

* AT 550 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  HEAVY RAIN OCCURRING OVER DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON. THE AREA OF HEAVY
  RAIN WAS NEARLY STATIONARY.

  UP TO AN INCH OF RAIN IS POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF DOWNTOWN
  CHARLESTON THROUGH 630 PM. WITH HIGH TIDE APPROACHING...THE RISK
  FOR MINOR FLOODING WILL INCREASE...ESPECIALLY IN THE NORMALLY
  FLOOD PRONE AREAS.

* LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO...
  MARION SQUARE...CHARLESTON...COLUMBUS STREET TERMINAL...THE
  CITADEL...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

HEAVY RAIN IN DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON WILL RESULT IN NUISANCE FLOODING OF
LOW-LYING AREAS. AREAS MOST PRONE TO FLOODING INCLUDE THE MARKET...
CROSSTOWN...EAST BAY STREET...AND MORRISON DRIVE. SLOW DOWN WHEN
TRAVELING...ALLOW EXTRA DISTANCE BETWEEN YOU AND THE VEHICLE AHEAD...
AND DO NOT DRIVE INTO WATER OF UNKNOWN DEPTH.

&&

LAT...LON 3277 7991 3277 7992 3276 7992 3276 7996
      3281 7998 3282 7994 3280 7993 3282 7993
      3281 7992 3280 7992 3279 7992 3278 7992
      3278 7991

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