Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
717 PM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS EXTENDED THE

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  SOUTHERN BERKELEY COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA...
  CENTRAL CHARLESTON COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA...
  SOUTHEASTERN DORCHESTER COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 830 PM EDT

* AT 713 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  WIDESPREAD MODERATE TO OCCASIONALLY HEAVY RAIN EXTENDING FROM
  JAMESTOWN AND SHULERVILLE SOUTHWEST TO GOOSE CREEK AND NORTH
  CHARLESTON. AS MUCH AS 2 TO 6 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN ACROSS
  THESE AREAS OVER THE PAST FEW HOURS. AN ADDITIONAL 1/2 TO 1 INCH
  WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH 830 PM. FLOODING HAS BEEN REPORTED
  IN SOME AREAS AND IT WILL TAKE SOME TIME FOR FLOOD WATERS TO
  RECEDE. THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING HAS THEREFORE BEEN EXTENDED.

  SOME RAIN REPORTS AS OF 715 PM... 5.14 INCHES NEAR HUGER...
  3.5 INCHES IN CORDESVILLE AND 3.21 INCHES NEAR WITHERBEE.

* FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED IN AND AROUND...
  HUGER...MIDDLETON PLACE...GOOSE CREEK...CROWFIELD PLANTATION...
  SANGAREE...JAMESTOWN...SHULERVILLE...NAVAL WEAPONS STATION
  CHARLESTON...SHULERVILLE...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID DRIVING INTO WATER ON THE ROAD. THE WATER IS USUALLY DEEPER
THAN IT APPEARS AND THE ROAD MAY BE WASHED OUT. ONLY ONE FOOT OF
WATER WILL STALL A VEHICLE AND LESS THAN TWO FEET OF WATER CAN FLOAT
AND CARRY AWAY A VEHICLE. FLOODING IS THE NUMBER ONE WEATHER-RELATED
CAUSE OF DEATH IN THE UNITED STATES. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS
MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

TO REPORT FLOODING...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN
CHARLESTON TOLL FREE AT 1-888-383-2024.

&&

LAT...LON 3282 8010 3296 8024 3332 7974 3332 7971
      3330 7966 3330 7963 3328 7961 3327 7956
      3325 7953 3324 7950 3325 7948 3324 7947
      3324 7946 3322 7945 3321 7945

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