Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
227 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

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AIKEN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...
NORTH AUGUSTA
227 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* HORSE CREEK DOWNSTREAM OF LANGLEY POND IN AIKEN COUNTY

* THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR THE LANGLEY POND DAM AND AREAS
  DOWNSTREAM OF THE DAM CONTINUES THROUGH AT LEAST SUNDAY ON THE
  ADVICE OF THE AIKEN COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT. EMERGENCY
  MANAGEMENT AND ENGINEERS AT THE DAM REPORT THAT PUMPS ARE ON
  SITE TO HELP LOWER THE WATER LEVEL BEHIND THE DAM. HOWEVER EVEN
  WITH THE PUMPS...THE WATER LEVELS BEHIND THE DAM HAVE RISEN
  DUE TO THE RECENT RAINFALL. STRUCTURAL CONCERNS CONTINUE.

* AREAS DOWNSTREAM OF THE DAM INCLUDE THE TOWNS OF LANGLEY AND
  BATH NEAR HORSE CREEK. STATE ROAD 254...LANGLEY DAM ROAD AND
  STATE ROAD 67...ANTHONY DRIVE...COULD BE IMPACTED WHERE THEY
  CROSS HORSE CREEK. OTHER AREAS THAT COULD BE AFFECTED WOULD BE
  CAMP KIWANIS LANE AND FAR FOUR LANE.

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP DOWNSTREAM
OF THE DAM THAT COULD LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A
VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

RESIDENTS DOWNSTREAM OF THE DAM SHOULD BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD A FLASH FLOOD WARNING BE ISSUED.

DAM SAFETY EXPERTS AND ENGINEERS...ALONG WITH STATE AND LOCAL
EMERGENCY SERVICES...CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE DAM AND WILL ISSUE
PUBLIC STATEMENTS AS CONDITIONS WARRANT. PLAN NOW SO YOU WILL
KNOW WHAT TO DO IN AN EMERGENCY. KEEP INFORMED BY LISTENING TO
LOCAL RADIO AND TELEVISION FOR STATEMENTS AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS.
FOLLOW THE ADVICE OF PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICIALS.

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