Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

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WGUS82 KCAE 202245
FLSCAE

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
645 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

GAC033-202345-
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BURKE GA-
645 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN COLUMBIA HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING OF POOR
  DRAINAGE AREAS IN...
  BURKE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA...

* UNTIL 745 PM EDT

* AT 643 PM EDT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RADAR ESTIMATES AROUND 2 TO
3 INCHED OF RAIN HAS FALLEN IN THE ADVISORY AREA. ADDITIONAL HEAVY
RAINFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE...WHICH WILL CAUSE LOCALIZED FLOODING OF
SMALL STREAMS AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

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

&&

LAT...LON 3299 8218 3304 8230 3316 8227 3320 8223
      3312 8211 3295 8188 3292 8196 3291 8209

$$

WRS





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