Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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WGUS82 KCHS 271723
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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
123 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

SCC013-271815-
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BEAUFORT SC-
123 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING FOR POOR DRAINAGE AREAS FOR...
  BEAUFORT COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 215 PM EDT

* AT 121 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED TORRENTIAL RAINFALL FROM
  HEAVY THUNDERSTORMS OVER WESTERN BEAUFORT COUNTY. DOPPLER RADAR
  INDICATES 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN HAS ALREADY OCCURRED IN SOME
  AREAS. MINOR FLOODING WILL OCCUR IN POOR DRAINAGE AREAS.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  HILTON HEAD ISLAND...BLUFFTON...ROSE HILL...CALAWASSIE ISLAND...
  PRITCHARDVILLE AND LEMON ISLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS HEAVY RAINFALL WILL RESULT IN SIGNIFICANT PONDING OF WATER ON
AREA ROADS AND IN LOW SPOTS. SLOW DOWN TO REDUCE THE RISK OF
HYDROPLANING. IF WATER COVERS THE ENTIRE ROADWAY OR IS FLOWING...FIND
ANOTHER ROUTE. THE WATER IS PROBABLY MUCH DEEPER THAN IT APPEARS AND
ONLY ONE FOOT OF WATER CAN STALL A VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 3237 8081 3228 8072 3224 8072 3215 8085
      3218 8094 3227 8098

$$

JRL


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