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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
1216 PM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

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1216 PM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* HORSE CREEK DOWNSTREAM OF LANGLEY POND IN AIKEN COUNTY.

* THROUGH MONDAY EVENING

* THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR THE LANGLEY POND DAM AND AREAS
  DOWNSTREAM OF THE DAM CONTINUES THROUGH MONDAY EVENING. THE
  WATER LEVEL BEHIND THE DAM CONTINUES TO BE SLOWLY LOWERED SO
  THAT THE DAM CAN CONTINUE TO BE FURTHER EVALUATED. HOWEVER
  ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF AROUND 2 INCHES ARE FORECAST TO
  OCCUR ACROSS THE AREA UPSTREAM OF THE DAM FROM EARLY SUNDAY
  MORNING AND INTO SUNDAY NIGHT...WHICH WILL CAUSE ADDITIONAL
  WATER TO FLOW BACK INTO LANGLEY POND ONCE AGAIN.

* AREAS DOWNSTREAM OF THE DAM INCLUDE THE TOWNS OF LANGLEY AND
  BATH NEAR HORSE CREEK. STATE ROAD 254...LANGLEY DAM ROAD AND
  STATE ROAD 67...ANTHONY DRIVE...COULD BE IMPACTED WHERE THEY
  CROSS HORSE CREEK. OTHER AREAS THAT COULD BE AFFECTED WOULD BE
  CAMP KIWANIS LANE AND FAR FOUR LANE.

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP DOWNSTREAM
OF THE DAM THAT COULD LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A
VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

RESIDENTS DOWNSTREAM OF THE DAM SHOULD BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD A FLASH FLOOD WARNING BE ISSUED.

DAM SAFETY EXPERTS...WITH STATE AND LOCAL EMERGENCY SERVICES...
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE DAM AND WILL ISSUE PUBLIC STATEMENTS AS
CONDITIONS WARRANT. PLAN NOW SO YOU WILL KNOW WHAT TO DO IN AN
EMERGENCY. KEEP INFORMED BY LISTENING TO LOCAL RADIO AND
TELEVISION FOR STATEMENTS AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS. FOLLOW THE
ADVICE OF PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICIALS.

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