Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
620 PM EDT FRI JUL 11 2014

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DORCHESTER SC-CHARLESTON SC-BERKELEY SC-
620 PM EDT FRI JUL 11 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING OF POOR DRAINAGE AREAS IN...
  SOUTH CENTRAL BERKELEY COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA...
  CENTRAL CHARLESTON COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA...
  EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN DORCHESTER COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST SOUTH
  CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 715 PM EDT

* AT 618 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  HEAVY RAIN OCCURRING NEAR I-26/I-526 INTERCHANGE. THE AREA OF
  HEAVY RAIN WAS NEARLY STATIONARY.

* LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO...
  RIVERFRONT PARK...I-26/I-526 INTERCHANGE...PARK CIRCLE...
  NORTH CHARLESTON...CHARLESTON AIRPORT...NORTHWOODS MALL...
  NAVAL WEAPONS STATION CHARLESTON...LADSON...HANAHAN...

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. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 3300 8013 3301 7992 3288 7988 3285 8011

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