Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1129 AM EDT SUN JUL 6 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  CENTRAL CHARLESTON COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 130 PM EDT

* AT 1125 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  VERY HEAVY RAIN OCCURRING NEAR FOLLY BEACH...OR ABOUT 8 MILES
  SOUTHWEST OF FORT SUMTER...MOVING NORTHWEST AT 5 MPH.

  THESE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS HAVE ALREADY PRODUCE 4 TO 6 INCHES
  OF RAIN ACROSS AREAS THIS MORNING AND WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE 1
  TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN PER HOUR.

* FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED IN AND AROUND...
  FOLLY BEACH...JAMES ISLAND...KIAWAH ISLAND...JAMES ISLAND COUNTY
  PARK...MAYBANK BRIDGE...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID DRIVING INTO WATER ON THE ROAD. THE WATER IS USUALLY DEEPER
THAN IT APPEARS AND THE ROAD MAY BE WASHED OUT. ONLY ONE FOOT OF
WATER WILL STALL A VEHICLE AND LESS THAN TWO FEET OF WATER CAN FLOAT
AND CARRY AWAY A VEHICLE. FLOODING IS THE NUMBER ONE WEATHER-RELATED
CAUSE OF DEATH IN THE UNITED STATES. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS
MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

TO REPORT FLOODING...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN
CHARLESTON TOLL FREE AT 1-888-383-2024.

&&

LAT...LON 3269 7988 3268 7988 3266 7992 3264 7998
      3262 7999 3261 8000 3261 8004 3260 8008
      3271 8024 3279 8023 3283 8009 3270 7988

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