Flood Potential Outlook
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WINTER/SPRING FLOOD POTENTIAL OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
401 PM EST THU JAN 8 2015

...WINTER/SPRING FLOOD POTENTIAL OUTLOOK FOR SOUTHEAST SOUTH
CAROLINA AND SOUTHEAST GEORGIA...

THIS OUTLOOK APPLIES TO THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...

IN SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA...
ALLENDALE...BEAUFORT...BERKELEY...CHARLESTON...COLLETON...
DORCHESTER...HAMPTON...JASPER...

IN SOUTHEAST GEORGIA...
BRYAN...BULLOCH...CANDLER...CHATHAM...EFFINGHAM...EVANS...
JENKINS...LIBERTY...LONG...MCINTOSH...SCREVEN...TATTNALL...

INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING RIVERS...
EDISTO...LOWER SANTEE...OGEECHEE...OHOOPEE...SAVANNAH...
CANOOCHEE...

DUE TO ABOVE NORMAL RAINFALL IN NOVEMBER...AS WELL AS MORE RECENT
WIDESPREAD SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL...NONE OF SOUTHEAST SOUTH
CAROLINA AND SOUTHEAST GEORGIA ARE IN DROUGHT CONDITIONS. IN
FACT...STREAM FLOW ON AREA MAIN STEM RIVERS IS ABOVE NORMAL.
WIDESPREAD SIGNIFICANT RAIN IS NOT EXPECTED THROUGH THE UPCOMING
WEEKEND...BUT RAIN CHANCES IMPROVE EARLY NEXT WEEK AND THEN AGAIN
IN THE MID TO LATE WEEK TIME PERIOD. ANOTHER ONE INCH OF RAIN IS
POSSIBLE BY THE END OF NEXT WEEK. THE ONE MONTH PRECIPITATION
OUTLOOK FROM THE CLIMATE PREDICTION CENTER INDICATES EQUAL CHANCES
FOR ABOVE OR BELOW NORMAL RAINFALL FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY. THE
THREE MONTH OUTLOOK INDICATES A FORTY PERCENT CHANCE OF ABOVE
NORMAL RAINFALL FOR THE JANUARY THROUGH MARCH TIME PERIOD.
OVERALL...THESE FACTORS SUPPORT A ABOVE NORMAL CHANCE FOR RIVER
FLOODING DURING THE NEXT THREE MONTHS.

THE NEXT WINTER/SPRING FLOOD POTENTIAL OUTLOOK WILL BE ISSUED ON
22 JANUARY 2015.

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