Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
225 PM EDT SUN MAY 29 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR PORTIONS OF...
  SCREVEN COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN GEORGIA...
  HAMPTON COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA...
  JASPER COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA...
  ALLENDALE COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 530 PM EDT

* AT 223 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING
  HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO
  BEGIN SHORTLY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  HAMPTON...YEMASSEE...LAKE WARREN STATE PARK...VARNVILLE...ESTILL...
  GIFFORD...FURMAN AND SCOTIA.

VERY HEAVY RAIN HAS FALLEN ACROSS THE AREA OVER THE LAST 1 TO 2
HOURS WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES BASED ON RADAR
ESTIMATES. THE BAND OF HEAVY RAIN IS NEARLY STATIONARY AND WILL
CONTINUE TO DROP VERY HEAVY RAIN OVER THE NEXT FEW HOURS. ADDITIONAL
RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF UP TO 3 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE MAINLY FROM
AROUND GRAYS TO ESTILL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

REPORT FLOODING DIRECTLY TO THE CHARLESTON NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
AT 1-888-383-2024 OR EMAIL YOUR REPORTS TO NWS.CHARLESTONSC@NOAA.GOV.

&&

LAT...LON 3273 8085 3268 8085 3266 8087 3263 8085
      3250 8086 3270 8157 3298 8139

$$



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