Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
506 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

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BRYAN GA-BULLOCH GA-
506 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 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...

* UNTIL 630 PM EDT

* AT 504 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS EXTENDING FROM STILSON SOUTH TO PEMBROKE AND
  ELLABEL. THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO BUILD WEST THROUGH 630 PM.
  MINOR FLOODING OF LOW LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS IS LIKELY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  PEMBROKE...BAY...LANIER...STILSON...ELLABELL...DENMARK...BLITCHTON
  AND NEVILS.

AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES INCHES OF RAIN IS EXPECTED OVER THE
AREA.

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 3236 8151 3230 8145 3222 8143 3221 8141
      3211 8140 3211 8139 3208 8139 3204 8135
      3201 8161 3209 8169 3210 8173 3215 8178
      3217 8178 3223 8181 3226 8187

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