Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
214 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

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214 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON NC HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...

  SOUTHEASTERN GEORGETOWN COUNTY IN NORTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA

* UNTIL 415 PM EDT

* AT 212 PM EDT SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS WERE PRODUCING VERY HEAVY
RAINFALL ACROSS PORTIONS OF GEORGETOWN COUNTY. WHILE THE SCATTERED
NATURE OF THE HEAVY RAIN WAS LEAVING SOME AREAS NEARLY DRY...OTHER
LOCATIONS...NEAR LITCHFIELD BEACH...GEORGETOWN...AND NORTH
SANTEE...HAD RECEIVED RADAR ESTIMATED 2 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN IN THE
PAST HOUR. WITH MORE HEAVY RAINFALL MOVING INTO THE AREA...THIS WILL
PRODUCE AREAS OF URBAN AND POOR DRAINAGE FLOODING...AS WELL AS
SIGNIFICANT ROADWAY PONDING. DRAINAGE DITCHES MAY BEGIN TO OVERFLOW
ONTO ROADWAYS AS WELL...AS A TOTAL OF 2 TO AS MUCH AS 5 INCHES OF
RAINFALL IN ISOLATED LOCATIONS FALLS DURING THE NEXT FEW HOURS.

* LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
  GEORGETOWN...PAWLEY`S ISLAND...LITCHFIELD BEACH AND NORTH SANTEE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS THAT LOCALIZED FLOODING IS EXPECTED AND STREAM
FLOWS ARE ELEVATED. FLOODING MAY BECOME A PROBLEM NEAR POOR DRAINAGE
AREAS SUCH AS DITCHES AND LOW SPOTS ALONG ROADS OR INTERSECTIONS. DO
NOT DRIVE INTO FLOODED AREAS. FIND AN ALTERNATE ROUTE...TURN
AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

PLEASE REPORT ANY FLOODING TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN
WILMINGTON NC...TOLL FREE AT 800-697-3901...WHEN YOU CAN DO SO
SAFELY.

LAT...LON 3311 7928 3313 7927 3314 7929 3315 7935
      3320 7943 3350 7929 3345 7910 3338 7915
      3327 7917 3327 7916 3325 7918 3320 7916
      3318 7919 3315 7920 3311 7927

$$

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