Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
707 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

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EFFINGHAM GA-JASPER SC-
707 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING OF POOR DRAINAGE AREAS IN...
  CENTRAL EFFINGHAM COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST GEORGIA...
  CENTRAL JASPER COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 900 PM EDT

* AT 703 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  HEAVY RAIN OCCURRING ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM BOYD TO
  BERRYVILLE...OR ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 7 MILES SOUTHEAST OF
  RIDGELAND TO SPRINGFIELD. THE AREA OF HEAVY RAIN WAS NEARLY
  STATIONARY.

  DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED OVER AN INCH AND A HALF OF RAIN HAS FALLEN
  OVER THE LAST HOUR. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE TO TWO
  INCHES ARE POSSIBLE.

* LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO...
  SWITZERLAND...BERRYVILLE...BOYD...OLD HOUSE...

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 3252 8137 3252 8083 3245 8084 3242 8085
      3241 8085 3241 8084 3238 8084 3238 8086
      3237 8086 3235 8088 3235 8089 3235 8092
      3234 8093 3234 8136

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