Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
646 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

SCC015-019-010015-
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CHARLESTON SC-BERKELEY SC-
646 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING OF POOR DRAINAGE AREAS IN...
  EASTERN BERKELEY COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA...
  NORTHEASTERN CHARLESTON COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 815 PM EDT

* AT 644 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  HEAVY RAIN OCCURRING ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 13
  MILES NORTHEAST OF MONCKS CORNER TO 22 MILES SOUTHEAST OF
  MCCLELLANVILLE. THE AREA OF HEAVY RAIN WAS MOVING NORTHWEST
  AT 10 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO...
  JAMESTOWN...SHULERVILLE...MCCLELLANVILLE...AWENDAW...
  BETHERA...BONNEAU...

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 3308 7934 3300 7936 3300 7949 3302 7952
      3303 7951 3302 7956 3299 7954 3299 7955
      3301 7956 3295 7961 3293 7961 3297 7955
      3291 7957 3289 7961 3330 7998 3339 7982
      3332 7974 3324 7946 3312 7927

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