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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
546 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

GAZ114>119-137>141-SCZ048>051-190600-
/O.CON.KCHS.FF.A.0001.000000T0000Z-140419T1000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
TATTNALL-EVANS-INLAND BRYAN-COASTAL BRYAN-INLAND CHATHAM-
COASTAL CHATHAM-LONG-INLAND LIBERTY-COASTAL LIBERTY-
INLAND MCINTOSH-COASTAL MCINTOSH-BEAUFORT-COASTAL COLLETON-
CHARLESTON-COASTAL JASPER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...REIDSVILLE...CLAXTON...PEMBROKE...
FORT MCALLISTER...SAVANNAH...TYBEE ISLAND...LUDOWICI...
HINESVILLE...HALFMOON LANDING...TOWNSEND...DARIEN...BEAUFORT...
HILTON HEAD...EDISTO BEACH...CHARLESTON...JASPER
546 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST GEORGIA AND SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA...
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN SOUTHEAST GEORGIA...
  COASTAL BRYAN...COASTAL CHATHAM...COASTAL LIBERTY...COASTAL
  MCINTOSH...EVANS...INLAND BRYAN...INLAND CHATHAM...INLAND
  LIBERTY...INLAND MCINTOSH...LONG AND TATTNALL. IN SOUTHEAST
  SOUTH CAROLINA...BEAUFORT...CHARLESTON...COASTAL COLLETON AND
  COASTAL JASPER.

* THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

* WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES WITH LOCAL AMOUNTS
  EXCEEDING 5 INCHES ARE EXPECTED THROUGH TONIGHT. OF SIGNIFICANT
  CONCERN IS THE FACT THAT TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS EXPECTED LATE
  THIS EVENING AROUND THE TIME OF AN ABOVE NORMAL HIGH TIDE. THIS
  COULD RESULT IN SIGNIFICANT FLOODING CONCERNS IN COASTAL LOW-
  LYING AREAS INCLUDING DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON AND SAVANNAH.

* FLOODING COULD OCCUR QUICKLY...ESPECIALLY IN LOW-LYING AND
  POOR DRAINAGE AREAS. DRIVING COULD BECOME HAZARDOUS AS SOME
  AREA ROADWAYS COULD BECOME IMPASSABLE DUE TO HIGH WATER...
  ESPECIALLY IN URBAN AREAS LIKE DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON AND
  SAVANNAH AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE PREPARED TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY...ESPECIALLY IN AREAS
PRONE TO FLOODING. IF FLOODING DEVELOPS...MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND
IMMEDIATELY. IF DRIVING...BE PREPARED FOR FLOODED ROADWAYS AND
POSSIBLE ROAD CLOSURES.

&&

$$

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
546 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

GAZ087-088-099>101-SCZ040-042>045-047-052-190600-
/O.EXA.KCHS.FF.A.0001.000000T0000Z-140419T1000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
JENKINS-SCREVEN-CANDLER-BULLOCH-EFFINGHAM-ALLENDALE-HAMPTON-
INLAND COLLETON-DORCHESTER-INLAND BERKELEY-INLAND JASPER-
TIDAL BERKELEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MILLEN...SYLVANIA...METTER...
STATESBORO...SPRINGFIELD...ALLENDALE...HAMPTON...WALTERBORO...
ST. GEORGE...SUMMERVILLE...MONCKS CORNER...RIDGELAND...
DANIEL ISLAND...NAVAL WEAPONS STATION CHARLESTON
546 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS EXPANDED THE

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST GEORGIA AND
  SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN
  SOUTHEAST GEORGIA...BULLOCH...CANDLER...EFFINGHAM...JENKINS
  AND SCREVEN. IN SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA...ALLENDALE...
  DORCHESTER...HAMPTON...INLAND BERKELEY...INLAND COLLETON...
  INLAND JASPER AND TIDAL BERKELEY.

* THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

* WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES WITH LOCAL AMOUNTS
  EXCEEDING 5 INCHES ARE EXPECTED THROUGH TONIGHT. OF SIGNIFICANT
  CONCERN IS THE FACT THAT TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS EXPECTED LATE
  THIS EVENING AROUND THE TIME OF AN ABOVE NORMAL HIGH TIDE. THIS
  COULD RESULT IN SIGNIFICANT FLOODING CONCERNS IN COASTAL LOW-
  LYING AREAS INCLUDING DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON AND SAVANNAH.

* FLOODING COULD OCCUR QUICKLY...ESPECIALLY IN LOW-LYING AND
  POOR DRAINAGE AREAS. DRIVING COULD BECOME HAZARDOUS AS SOME
  AREA ROADWAYS COULD BECOME IMPASSABLE DUE TO HIGH WATER...
  ESPECIALLY IN URBAN AREAS LIKE DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON AND
  SAVANNAH AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE PREPARED TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY...ESPECIALLY IN AREAS
PRONE TO FLOODING. IF FLOODING DEVELOPS...MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND
IMMEDIATELY. IF DRIVING...BE PREPARED FOR FLOODED ROADWAYS AND
POSSIBLE ROAD CLOSURES.

&&

$$

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