Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
148 AM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

SCC019-040645-
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CHARLESTON SC-
148 AM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING FOR POOR DRAINAGE AREAS FOR...
  CHARLESTON COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 245 AM EDT

* AT 145 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A CLUSTER OF SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS MOVING INTO WESTERN CHARLESTON COUNTY. RAINFALL
  AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES HAVE FALLEN ACROSS AREAS INCLUDING KIAWAH
  ISLAND AND SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF JOHNS ISLAND. ADDITIONAL HEAVY
  RAINFALL WILL AFFECT THESE AND SURROUNDING AREAS THROUGH 245 AM
  WITH MINOR FLOODING OF LOW LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS POSSIBLE.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING INCLUDE...
  FOLLY BEACH...SEABROOK ISLAND...KIAWAH ISLAND...MEGGETT...
  ROCKVILLE...JOHNS ISLAND AND JAMES ISLAND.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3268 7989 3264 7996 3264 7998 3262 7998
      3261 8000 3260 8011 3256 8017 3255 8017
      3253 8024 3269 8029 3277 7997 3272 7988

$$

JRL


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