Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
214 PM EDT MON AUG 3 2015

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BRYAN GA-BULLOCH GA-SCREVEN GA-EFFINGHAM GA-
214 PM EDT MON AUG 3 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING FOR POOR DRAINAGE AREAS FOR...
  BRYAN COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN GEORGIA...
  BULLOCH COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN GEORGIA...
  SCREVEN COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN GEORGIA...
  EFFINGHAM COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN GEORGIA...

* UNTIL 345 PM EDT

* AT 212 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS EXTENDING FROM DENMARK ADN BROOKLET NORTHEAST TO
  OAKY AND SHAWNEEE. 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN IN
  SOME AREAS OVER THE PAST HOUR AND ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES IS
  POSSIBLE THROUGH 345 PM. THIS WILL RESULT IN MINOR FLOODING OF LOW
  LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  PEMBROKE...BAY...GUYTON...BROOKLET...OLIVER...STILSON...EGYPT AND
  LEEFIELD.

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 3260 8147 3260 8139 3257 8134 3256 8130
      3255 8129 3256 8129 3256 8128 3253 8127
      3251 8123 3247 8121 3216 8165 3234 8180

$$


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