Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
420 PM EDT THU AUG 18 2016

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HORRY SC-MARION SC-
420 PM EDT THU AUG 18 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  WEST CENTRAL HORRY COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA...
  MARION COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 715 PM EDT

* AT 420 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA.
  RADAR ESTIMATED 1 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  MARION...MULLINS...SELLERS...GALIVANTS FERRY...BRITTONS NECK...
  GRESHAM...RAINS...GAPWAY...SMITHBORO...BLUE BRICK...ZION...
  AYNOR AND CAROLINAS HOSPITAL SYSTEM - MARION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY.
THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS SAFELY.
LOW LYING AREAS LIKE RETENTION PONDS AND DRAINAGE DITCHES BECOME
HIDDEN FROM VIEW WHEN FLOODED.

DO NOT UNDERESTIMATE THE POWER OF FLOOD WATERS. ONLY A FEW INCHES OF
FLOWING WATER CAN QUICKLY CARRY AWAY YOUR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 3421 7954 3424 7955 3429 7948 3430 7938
      3427 7927 3425 7924 3426 7921 3386 7916
      3388 7940 3389 7940 3390 7943 3395 7949
      3397 7948 3400 7952 3404 7951 3408 7954
      3410 7952 3412 7952 3416 7956 3419 7957

$$

JDW


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