Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

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FLSCAE

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
100 AM EDT SAT SEP 5 2015

SCC063-079-050700-
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RICHLAND SC-LEXINGTON SC-
100 AM EDT SAT SEP 5 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN COLUMBIA HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  CENTRAL RICHLAND COUNTY IN CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA...
  CENTRAL LEXINGTON COUNTY IN CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 300 AM EDT

* AT 1258 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR AND AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGES INDICATED
  HEAVY RAIN DUE TO THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL
  STREAM FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA. UP TO ONE AND A HALF INCHES
  OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN...WITH ESTIMATED RAIN RATES OF 2...TO 3
  INCHES PER HOUR.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  COLUMBIA...LEXINGTON...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...IRMO...FOREST
  ACRES...FIVE POINTS...FORT JACKSON...CHAPIN AND GILBERT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER IN
URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER
POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL
ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

&&

LAT...LON 3391 8082 3385 8094 3385 8099 3388 8100
      3387 8103 3385 8104 3386 8144 3408 8142
      3407 8139 3411 8142 3417 8141 3420 8134
      3422 8134 3421 8126 3418 8118 3421 8117
      3420 8093 3411 8081

$$

CJR



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