Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
621 PM EDT THU MAY 19 2016

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BAMBERG SC-
621 PM EDT THU MAY 19 2016

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 830 PM EDT FOR
BAMBERG COUNTY...

AT 613 PM EDT...RADAR INDICATED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS
EXTENDING FROM AROUND DENMARK TO BAMBERG.  THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL HAS
FALLEN IN DENMARK WHERE RADAR INDICATED 4 TO 5 INCHES OF RAIN HAS
OCCURRED. THE HEAVIEST RAIN WAS JUST SOUTH OF DENMARK AT 613 PM.

RAINFALL RATES HAVE GENERALLY SHOWN A DIMINISHING TREND, BUT
LITTLE STORM MOVEMENT WAS OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT FLOODING MAY OCCUR,
ESPECIALLY IN DENMARK AND THE AREA JUST SOUTH OF DENMARK.

REMEMBER, MOST FLOOD RELATED DEATHS OCCUR WHEN PEOPLE ATTEMPT
TO DRIVE ON FLOODED ROADS. IT TAKES LITTLE WATER TO MOVE A
VEHICLE OFF THE ROAD AND INTO DEEPER WATER.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT MAY EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
DENMARK.

LAT...LON 3333 8100 3327 8090 3324 8098 3328 8122
      3336 8121

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