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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
545 PM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

GAC029-051-042245-
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/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
BRYAN GA-CHATHAM GA-
545 PM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING FOR POOR DRAINAGE AREAS FOR...
  BRYAN COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN GEORGIA...
  CHATHAM COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN GEORGIA...

* UNTIL 645 PM EDT

* AT 544 PM EDT...RADAR INDICATED NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
  MOVING SLOWLY NORTHEAST ACROSS PORTIONS OF BRYAN AND CHATHAM
  COUNTY. AS MUCH AS 2 INCHES OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN IN SOME
  AREAS AND ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES IS LIKELY THROUGH 645 PM. THIS
  WILL RESULT IN MINOR FLOODING OF LOW LYING...URBAN AND POOR
  DRAINAGE AREAS.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  SAVANNAH...POOLER...RICHMOND HILL...WILMINGTON ISLAND AND FORT
  PULASKI NATIONAL MONUMENT.

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 3192 8139 3216 8113 3215 8111 3212 8112
      3210 8100 3204 8093 3202 8084 3197 8086
      3194 8091 3191 8093 3182 8104 3178 8106
      3172 8113

$$

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