Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
345 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

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BULLOCH GA-JENKINS GA-SCREVEN GA-
345 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING FOR POOR DRAINAGE AREAS FOR...
  BULLOCH COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN GEORGIA...
  JENKINS COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN GEORGIA...
  SCREVEN COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN GEORGIA...

* UNTIL 515 PM EDT

* AT 342 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS WHICH CONTINUE TO SLOWLY MOVE ACROSS PORTIONS OF
  BULLOCH...JENKINS AND SCREVEN COUNTIES. THIS WILL RESULT IN MINOR
  FLOODING OF LOW LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS. UP TO 2 TO 3 INCHES
  OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  STATESBORO...MIDDLEGROUND...ROCKY FORD...HOPEULIKIT...SCARBORO...
  DOVER AND WOODCLIFF.

AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN IS EXPECTED OVER THE AREA. MINOR
FLOODING OF LOW LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS IS LIKELY.

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 3280 8181 3245 8154 3242 8182 3273 8199

$$

JAQ


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