Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

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WGUS52 KCAE 190603
FFWCAE
SCC025-057-190800-
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
203 AM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN COLUMBIA HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN CHESTERFIELD COUNTY IN CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA...
  NORTHERN LANCASTER COUNTY IN CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF LANCASTER...

* UNTIL 400 AM EDT

* AT 156 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
VERY HEAVY RAIN FROM A THUNDERSTORM OVER THE WARNED AREA.  RAINFALL
AMOUNTS OF BETWEEN 3 TO 4 INCHES ARE BEING ESTIMATED BY RADAR.
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF BETWEEN 2 TO 3 INCHES WILL REMAIN
POSSIBLE THE NEXT 2 HOURS.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
PAGELAND...TRADESVILLE...AND RURAL AREAS ACROSS NORTHERN LANCASTER
COUNTY AND NORTHWESTERN CHESTERFIELD COUNTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...HIGHWAYS AND UNDERPASSES. ADDITIONALLY...COUNTRY
ROADS AND FARMLANDS ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS...STREAMS AND OTHER LOW
LYING AREAS ARE SUBJECT TO FLOODING.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLASH FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. MOVE
UP TO HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS
SUBJECT TO FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

A FLASH FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING.
IF YOU ARE IN THE WARNING AREA MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IMMEDIATELY.
RESIDENTS LIVING ALONG STREAMS AND CREEKS SHOULD TAKE IMMEDIATE
PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS
SWIFTLY FLOWING WATERS OR WATERS OF UNKNOWN DEPTH BY FOOT OR BY
AUTOMOBILE.

REPORT LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING WINDS OR FLOODING TO YOUR COUNTY
SHERIFF...OR USE WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/NWSCOLUMBIA AND EMAIL
CAEWX@NOAA.GOV TO RELAY SEVERE WEATHER REPORTS.

&&

LAT...LON 3493 8078 3482 8079 3482 8041 3481 8032
      3463 8041 3467 8071 3475 8089 3479 8088
      3483 8091 3484 8087 3490 8088 3492 8087
      3495 8087

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