Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
605 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

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BRYAN GA-EVANS GA-LIBERTY GA-LONG GA-TATTNALL GA-
605 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING FOR POOR DRAINAGE AREAS FOR...
  BRYAN COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN GEORGIA...
  EVANS COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN GEORGIA...
  LIBERTY COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN GEORGIA...
  LONG COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN GEORGIA...
  TATTNALL COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN GEORGIA...

* UNTIL 730 PM EDT

* AT 603 PM EDT...WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH
  TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE SLOWLY SOUTHWEST ACROSS
  MUCH OF BRYAN...EVANS...LIBERTY...LONG AND TATTNALL COUNTIES
  THROUGH 730 PM. GENERAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES CAN BE
  EXPECTED WITH LOCALIZED AMOUNTS APPROACHING 3 TO 4 INCHES. THIS
  WILL RESULT IN MINOR FLOODING OF LOW LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  HINESVILLE...FORT STEWART...GLENNVILLE...FLEMINGTON...GUMBRANCH...
  DONALD...MENDES AND GUM BRANCH.

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 3201 8222 3203 8221 3211 8155 3187 8143
      3175 8193 3179 8195 3179 8199 3181 8203
      3186 8211 3190 8211 3189 8213 3191 8213
      3190 8219 3192 8222

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