Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

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WGUS82 KCAE 170125

Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Columbia SC
925 PM EDT Fri Aug 16 2019

Lexington SC-Aiken SC-
925 PM EDT Fri Aug 16 2019

The National Weather Service in Columbia has issued a

* Flood Advisory for...
  Southwestern Lexington County in central South Carolina...
  Northeastern Aiken County in central South Carolina...

* Until 1030 PM EDT.

* At 924 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
  thunderstorms in northern Aiken County near the communities of New
  Holland and Wagener. Rainfall amounts from 1 to 3 inches have
  fallen just north of Wagener.

  This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area.
  Up to one inch of rain has already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Wagener, Perry, Perry Airport and New Holland.

Additional rainfall of one half inch up to one inch is expected over
the area. This additional rain will result in minor flooding.


Most flooding deaths occur in vehicles. Never drive through a flooded
roadway. Turn around, don`t drown.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.


LAT...LON 3365 8120 3358 8128 3364 8159 3370 8160
      3377 8153 3372 8137



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