Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

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WGUS82 KCAE 241554
FLSCAE

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
1054 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

GAC033-073-189-245-SCC003-009-011-017-025-027-037-039-055-057-061-
063-065-075-079-085-241845-
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RICHMOND GA-MCDUFFIE GA-BURKE GA-COLUMBIA GA-BAMBERG SC-
CHESTERFIELD SC-EDGEFIELD SC-FAIRFIELD SC-KERSHAW SC-LANCASTER SC-
LEE SC-LEXINGTON SC-MCCORMICK SC-RICHLAND SC-AIKEN SC-CALHOUN SC-
SUMTER SC-CLARENDON SC-ORANGEBURG SC-BARNWELL SC-
1054 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN COLUMBIA HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  THE MIDLANDS OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND THE CENTRAL SAVANNAH RIVER
  AREA OF GEORGIA...

* UNTIL 145 PM EST

* AT 1053 AM EST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
AREAS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN MOVING ACROSS THE REGION WITH
RAINFALL RATES OF 1-1.5 INCHES PER HOUR. WIDESPREAD RAINFALL HAS
ALREADY OCCURRED WITH MUCH OF THE AREA RECEIVING 2 TO 3 INCHES OF
RAIN.

THE RAINFALL HAS CAUSED PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS AND MANY LOW
LYING AREAS AND TYPICAL POOR DRAINAGE LOCATIONS COULD EXPERIENCE
MINOR FLOODING. MOTORISTS ARE URGED TO USE CAUTION WHILE TRAVELING
TODAY AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH THEIR DESTINATIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN
AROUND...DONT DROWN.

REPORT DAMAGING WINDS OR FLOODING TO YOUR COUNTY SHERIFF...OR USE
WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/NWSCOLUMBIA AND EMAIL CAEWX@NOAA.GOV TO RELAY
SEVERE WEATHER REPORTS.

&&

LAT...LON 3283 8232 3323 8224 3335 8255 3348 8260
      3382 8198 3391 8132 3482 8059 3480 7993
      3462 7978 3454 7983 3436 8028 3437 8017
      3415 8015 3388 7987 3329 8027 3333 8051
      3302 8108 3315 8155 3304 8154 3291 8176

$$

WRS





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