Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
827 AM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

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CHARLESTON SC-
827 AM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 1000 AM EDT

* AT 819 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  HEAVY RAIN OCCURRING BETWEEN GARRIS LANDING AND AWENDAW...OR ABOUT
  15 MILES NORTHEAST OF MOUNT PLEASANT...MOVING WEST AT 5 MPH.

  DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATED THAT 1 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN HAD ALREADY
  FALLEN ALONG U.S. ROUTE 17 WEST OF MOUNT PLEASANT THIS MORNING.
  ANOTHER 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN WILL FALL IN THIS AREA BY 10 AM...
  AND LOCALLY GREATER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE. THIS HEAVY RAIN WILL
  PRODUCE SIGNIFICANT STANDING WATER ON U.S. ROUTE 17 AND ADJACENT
  ROADS.

* LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO...
  AWENDAW...GARRIS LANDING...BULL ISLAND...CAPERS INLET...
  DEWEES ISLAND...WILD   DUNES...WHITEHALL TERRACE...

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 3302 7952 3303 7951 3302 7956 3299 7954
      3301 7956 3300 7958 3296 7956 3299 7959
      3295 7961 3293 7960 3293 7957 3291 7957
      3285 7969 3280 7975 3299 7976 3307 7950
      3300 7948

$$








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