Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

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WGUS72 KCAE 140226
FFSCAE

FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
1026 PM EDT SAT SEP 13 2014

SCC057-140315-
/O.CON.KCAE.FF.W.0015.000000T0000Z-140914T0315Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
LANCASTER SC-
1026 PM EDT SAT SEP 13 2014

...A FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1115 PM EDT FOR
LANCASTER COUNTY...

AT 1020 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TO
INDICATE MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL OVER THE WARNED AREA.  ALTHOUGH
THE RAIN HAS DIMINISHED...RUNOFF FROM EARLIER RAINFALL COMBINED WITH
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF UP TO AN INCH IN AND AROUND THE WARNED AREA
WILL STILL CAUSE RISES ON AREA STREAMS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL EARLIER WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF
SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...HIGHWAYS AND UNDERPASSES.
ADDITIONALLY...COUNTRY ROADS AND FARMLANDS ALONG THE BANKS OF
CREEKS...STREAMS AND OTHER LOW LYING AREAS ARE SUBJECT TO FLOODING.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLASH FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. MOVE
UP TO HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS
SUBJECT TO FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

REPORT LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING WINDS OR FLOODING TO YOUR COUNTY
SHERIFF...OR USE WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/NWSCOLUMBIA AND EMAIL
CAEWX@NOAA.GOV TO RELAY SEVERE WEATHER REPORTS.

&&

LAT...LON 3506 8088 3494 8078 3490 8079 3491 8087
      3495 8087 3497 8089 3501 8091 3507 8091
      3507 8090

$$






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