Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
559 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  CENTRAL CHARLESTON COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 845 AM EDT

* AT 551 AM EDT...LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS REPORTED FLOODING
  CONTINUING IN DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON FROM THE OVERNIGHT HEAVY
  RAINS AND HIGH TIDES. NUMEROUS ROADS REMAIN CLOSED EARLY THIS
  MORNING NEAR THE TIME OF LOW TIDE. ADDITIONAL RAINS WILL BE
  BE LIGHT.

* FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED IN AND AROUND...
  CHARLESTON...DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID DRIVING INTO WATER ON THE ROAD. THE WATER IS USUALLY DEEPER
THAN IT APPEARS AND THE ROAD MAY BE WASHED OUT. ONLY ONE FOOT OF
WATER WILL STALL A VEHICLE AND LESS THAN TWO FEET OF WATER CAN FLOAT
AND CARRY AWAY A VEHICLE. FLOODING IS THE NUMBER ONE WEATHER-RELATED
CAUSE OF DEATH IN THE UNITED STATES. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS
MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

TO REPORT FLOODING...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN
CHARLESTON TOLL FREE AT 1-888-383-2024.

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LAT...LON 3276 7993 3278 7997 3284 7998 3285 7993
      3281 7993 3282 7992 3281 7992 3280 7992
      3278 7992 3278 7991

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