Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
327 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR PORTIONS OF...
  CHARLESTON COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA...
  BERKELEY COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 530 PM EDT

* AT 323 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR AND AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGES INDICATED A
  THUNDERSTORM PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. UP TO
  TWO TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS
  EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  CHARLESTON...NORTH CHARLESTON...MOUNT PLEASANT...GOOSE CREEK...
  HANAHAN...MAGNOLIA GARDENS...DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON AND I-26/I-526
  INTERCHANGE.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 3 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE
WARNED AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. ACT QUICKLY TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE. TURN
AROUND...DONT DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

HEAVY RAIN IN DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON WILL RESULT IN FLASH FLOODING.
AREAS MOST PRONE TO FLOODING INCLUDE THE MARKET... CROSSTOWN...EAST
BAY STREET...AND MORRISON DRIVE.

&&

LAT...LON 3285 7970 3280 7973 3276 7984 3279 7988
      3277 7988 3278 7991 3281 7991 3281 7993
      3276 7992 3276 7988 3273 7989 3273 7988
      3274 7987 3268 7989 3269 8011 3289 8013
      3289 8010 3292 8008 3293 7957

$$

JAQ


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