Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

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WGUS82 KCAE 200139
FLSCAE

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
939 PM EDT FRI AUG 19 2016

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SALUDA SC-
939 PM EDT FRI AUG 19 2016

...THE FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1015 PM EDT FOR SALUDA
COUNTY...

AT 936 PM EDT...ALTHOUGH DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TO INDICATE THAT
RAINFALL RATES HAVE DECREASED SIGNIFICANTLY OVER THE ADVISORY
AREA...CONTINUED RUNOFF FROM PREVIOUS HEAVY RAIN WILL CAUSE
CONTINUED FLOODING OF ROADWAYS IN SOME AREAS.

RADAR ESTIMATED THAT OVER 5 INCHES OF RAIN HAD FALLEN OVER PORTIONS
OF WESTERN SALUDA COUNTY...NEAR US HIGHWAY 178...AND SC ROADS 702
AND 39...THE BIG CREEK BASIN...RED BANK CREEK BASIN...AND HALFWAY
SWAMP CREEK BASIN.

FRUIT HILL ROAD...BETWEEN US HIGHWAYS 178 AND 378...IS CLOSED DUE TO
FLOODING.  SHILOH ROAD...NORTHEAST OF STATE ROAD 39...NEAR THE BIG
CREEK BASIN...IS CLOSED DUE TO FLOODING. ALSO...LARKIN RICE ROAD
NEAR OLD CHAPPELLS FERRY ROAD...ALSO IN THE BIG CREEK BASIN...IS
CLOSED DUE TO FLOODING.

MOTORISTS SHOULD USE EXTREME CAUTION...ESPECIALLY AT NIGHT WHEN
FLOODED ROADWAYS ARE HARDER TO SEE. DO NOT CROSS A WATER COVERED
ROADWAY.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
SALUDA...GOOD HOPE..AND SURROUNDING AREAS.

LAT...LON 3418 8183 3417 8178 3418 8175 3418 8172
      3415 8163 3412 8162 3412 8159 3408 8154
      3408 8148 3396 8153 3390 8156 3395 8189
      3398 8190 3397 8200

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