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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
849 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

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AIKEN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...
NORTH AUGUSTA
849 AM EST SUN NOV 23 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.
  EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT HAS REPORTED A STRUCTURAL CONCERN
  ASSOCIATED WITH THE DAM. OFFICIALS ARE IN THE PROCESS OF
  LOWERING THE WATER LEVEL BEHIND THE DAM. HOWEVER...RAINFALL
  TODAY AND TONIGHT LIKELY TOTALING AROUND 2 INCHES MAY HINDER
  THE PROCESS.

* 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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