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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
644 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

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CHARLESTON SC-JASPER SC-COLLETON SC-BEAUFORT SC-
644 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING OF POOR DRAINAGE AREAS IN...
  BEAUFORT COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA...
  SOUTHWESTERN CHARLESTON COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA...
  SOUTHEASTERN COLLETON COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA...
  SOUTHERN JASPER COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 815 PM EDT

* AT 639 PM EDT...WIDESPREAD MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN WILL
  CONTINUE TO STREAM INLAND FROM OFF THE ATLANTIC THIS
  EVENING AS LOW PRESSURE APPROACHES FROM THE SOUTH. RAINFALL
  AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH 815 PM...
  WHICH WILL LEAD TO MINOR FLOODING OR LOW LYING AND POOR
  DRAINAGE AREAS.

* LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO...
  BEAUFORT...HILTON HEAD...HARDEEVILLE...BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS
  AIR STATION...BENNETTS POINT...GREEN POND...JACKSONBORO...
  HOLLYWOOD...WADMALAW ISLAND...EDISTO BEACH...EDISTO ISLAND...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS HEAVY RAINFALL WILL RESULT IN SIGNIFICANT PONDING OF WATER ON
AREA ROADS AND IN LOW SPOTS. SLOW DOWN TO REDUCE THE RISK OF
HYDROPLANING. IF WATER COVERS THE ENTIRE ROADWAY OR IS FLOWING...FIND
ANOTHER ROUTE. THE WATER IS PROBABLY MUCH DEEPER THAN IT APPEARS AND
ONLY ONE FOOT OF WATER CAN STALL A VEHICLE. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 3255 8019 3256 8019 3243 8035 3250 8035
      3247 8040 3249 8047 3231 8043 3226 8065
      3225 8063 3205 8090 3203 8089 3212 8112
      3224 8116 3234 8113 3240 8119 3290 8040
      3286 8040 3284 8026 3263 7998

$$

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