Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
732 AM EDT SUN MAY 29 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR PORTIONS OF...
  BEAUFORT COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA...
  JASPER COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 1030 AM EDT

* AT 728 AM EDT...LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS REPORTED NUMEROUS
  ROADS FLOODED AND WATER ENTERING AT LEAST ONE HOME . AS MUCH AS 8
  TO 10 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO
  CONTINUE THROUGH MID-MORNING.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  BEAUFORT...PORT ROYAL...RIDGELAND...CLARENDON...JASPER...GRAHAMVILLE...
  SWITZERLAND AND LEMON ISLAND.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE IN THE WARNED AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...COUNTRY ROADS...FARMLAND...AND OTHER LOW LYING
SPOTS.

REPORT FLOODING DIRECTLY TO THE CHARLESTON NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
AT 1-888-383-2024 OR EMAIL YOUR REPORTS TO NWS.CHARLESTONSC@NOAA.GOV.

&&

LAT...LON 3271 8101 3266 8095 3265 8096 3264 8093
      3262 8092 3263 8087 3236 8068 3227 8094
      3244 8104 3259 8120

$$

CB



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