Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
855 PM EDT MON JUL 21 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS EXTENDED THE

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  CENTRAL CHATHAM COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST GEORGIA...

* UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT

* AT 845 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  VERY HEAVY RAIN OCCURRING ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM SAVANNAH TO
  THUNDERBOLT. THE AREA OF HEAVY RAIN WAS NEARLY STATIONARY.

  DOPPLER RADAR HAS SHOWN AS MUCH AS 4.5 INCHES OF RAIN SINCE
  EARLIER THIS EVENING AND THIS AFTERNOON...AND AN ADDITIONAL 1.5 TO
  2 INCHES CAN STILL OCCUR. EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS HAVE
  INDICATED THAT SEVERAL ROADS IN AND AROUND SAVANNAH REMAINED
  CLOSED DUE TO THE HEAVY RAINS.

* FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED IN AND AROUND...
  THUNDERBOLT...SAVANNAH...SAVANNAH HISTORIC DISTRICT...HUTCHINSON
  ISLAND...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WATER DEPTH IS NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE TO DETERMINE AT NIGHT. DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO CROSS WATER ON THE ROADWAY EVEN IF IT APPEARS SHALLOW.
FIND AN ALTERNATE ROUTE. A SHORT DELAY IN YOUR TRAVEL PLANS IS BETTER
THAN LOSING YOUR CAR...OR YOUR LIFE.

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

&&

LAT...LON 3207 8119 3211 8117 3211 8114 3210 8110
      3210 8109 3209 8106 3209 8103 3202 8103
      3200 8114 3200 8115

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