Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
826 PM EDT THU MAY 19 2016

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ORANGEBURG SC-BARNWELL SC-BAMBERG SC-AIKEN SC-
826 PM EDT THU MAY 19 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN COLUMBIA HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  ORANGEBURG COUNTY IN CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA...
  BARNWELL COUNTY IN CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA...
  BAMBERG COUNTY IN CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA...
  SOUTHERN AIKEN COUNTY IN CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 1115 PM EDT

* AT 815 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A BAND OF SHOWERS WITH
  ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS EXTENDING FROM SOUTHERN AIKEN COUNTY
  EASTWARD THROUGH BARNWELL, BAMBERG, AND ORANGEBURG COUNTIES.
  SOME OF THE SHOWERS CONTAINED HEAVY RAIN. THE SHOWERS WERE
  MOVING EASTWARD NEAR 5 MPH. STORM TOTALS OF 3 TO 4 INCHES IN
  SOME LOCATIONS WILL LEAD TO MINOR FLOODING ALONG SMALL STREAMS
  AND POOR-DRAINAGE AREAS.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT MAY EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  DENMARK...BARNWELL STATE PARK...AND LONG BRANCH BAY
  HERITAGE PRESERVE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IT TAKES LITTLE WATER TO MOVE A VEHICLE OFF THE ROAD AND INTO
DEEPER WATER. BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER
TO RECOGNIZE THE DANGERS OF FLOODING.

&&

LAT...LON 3317 8177 3321 8177 3321 8180 3329 8187
      3331 8184 3331 8188 3333 8190 3341 8193
      3341 8191 3343 8193 3345 8191 3359 8132
      3357 8079 3341 8059 3329 8060 3315 8089
      3314 8149 3316 8154 3314 8156 3314 8174

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