Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
442 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

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CHARLESTON SC-BERKELEY SC-
442 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 545 PM EDT

* AT 440 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  HEAVY RAIN OCCURRING ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM BERESFORD TO
  RIVERFRONT PARK TO MAGNOLIA GARDENS...OR ALONG A LINE EXTENDING
  FROM NAVAL WEAPONS STATION CHARLESTON TO NORTH CHARLESTON TO
  MAGNOLIA GARDENS...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 5 MPH.

* A SHORT LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL PRODUCE LOCAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS
  OF 1 TO 2 INCHES AN HOUR ACROSS THE CHARLESTON METRO AREA.

* LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO...
  DON HOLT BRIDGE...PARK CIRCLE...RIVERFRONT PARK...BERESFORD...NORTH
  CHARLESTON...WESTMORELAND BRIDGE...

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 3292 7980 3284 7990 3279 7997 3288 8010
      3288 8008 3291 8001 3294 7995 3300 7989

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