Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
101 PM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

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COLUMBIA GA-RICHMOND GA-AIKEN SC-
101 PM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN COLUMBIA HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  SOUTHEASTERN COLUMBIA COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA...
  RICHMOND COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA...
  SOUTHWESTERN AIKEN COUNTY IN CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 300 PM EDT

* AT 1257 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN
  THE ADVISORY AREA. UP TO ONE INCH OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN IN
  SOME LOCATIONS IN THE ROCKY CREEK AREA OF AUGUSTA ON THE NORTHWEST
  SIDE OF THE CITY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  NORTH AUGUSTA...GROVETOWN...EVANS...FORT GORDON...CLEARWATER...
  BELVEDERE...MARTINEZ...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...HARLEM...JACKSON...
  BURNETTOWN AND BLYTHE.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF 1 TO 2 INCHES IS EXPECTED OVER THE AREA. THIS
ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL PRODUCE MINOR FLOODING.

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...URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND
UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

&&

LAT...LON 3355 8203 3353 8201 3358 8195 3359 8192
      3331 8171 3328 8215 3330 8218 3327 8225
      3327 8228 3334 8231 3336 8230 3340 8234
      3342 8234 3343 8235

$$

LCV



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