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000
WGUS72 KCHS 170217
FFSCHS

FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1017 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

SCC015-019-170224-
/O.CAN.KCHS.FF.W.0025.000000T0000Z-140917T0345Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CHARLESTON SC-BERKELEY SC-
1017 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR EXTREME SOUTH
CENTRAL BERKELEY AND CENTRAL CHARLESTON COUNTIES...

ROADS PREVIOUSLY CLOSED HAVE BEEN OPENED IN DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON...SO
THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO ALL-HAZARDS OR LOCAL MEDIA FOR THE
LATEST WEATHER INFORMATION.

LAT...LON 3275 7986 3278 7987 3277 7988 3278 7990
      3278 7991 3277 7991 3277 7992 3276 7991
      3276 7988 3275 7987 3273 7988 3268 8000
      3287 8007 3288 7984 3278 7980

$$









000
WGUS72 KCHS 170217
FFSCHS

FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1017 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

SCC015-019-170224-
/O.CAN.KCHS.FF.W.0025.000000T0000Z-140917T0345Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CHARLESTON SC-BERKELEY SC-
1017 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR EXTREME SOUTH
CENTRAL BERKELEY AND CENTRAL CHARLESTON COUNTIES...

ROADS PREVIOUSLY CLOSED HAVE BEEN OPENED IN DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON...SO
THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO ALL-HAZARDS OR LOCAL MEDIA FOR THE
LATEST WEATHER INFORMATION.

LAT...LON 3275 7986 3278 7987 3277 7988 3278 7990
      3278 7991 3277 7991 3277 7992 3276 7991
      3276 7988 3275 7987 3273 7988 3268 8000
      3287 8007 3288 7984 3278 7980

$$










000
WGUS72 KCHS 170012
FFSCHS

FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
812 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

SCC015-019-170145-
/O.CON.KCHS.FF.W.0025.000000T0000Z-140917T0145Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CHARLESTON SC-BERKELEY SC-
812 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...A FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 945 PM EDT FOR
EXTREME SOUTH CENTRAL BERKELEY AND CENTRAL CHARLESTON COUNTIES...

AT 805 PM EDT...LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS REPORTED THAT MANY
ROADS IN THE WARNED AREA REMAIN CLOSED DUE TO STANDING WATER FROM
EARLIER HEAVY RAIN.

FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED IN AND AROUND DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON...
CHARLESTON...DANIEL ISLAND...JAMES ISLAND...MOUNT PLEASANT...NORTH
CHARLESTON...SULLIVANS ISLAND...WEST ASHLEY...CHARLES TOWNE
LANDING...CHARLESTON NAVAL COMPLEX...FORT JOHNSON...FORT SUMTER...
JAMES ISLAND COUNTY PARK...MAYBANK BRIDGE AND MOUNT PLEASANT TOWNE
CENTRE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WATER DEPTH IS NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE TO DETERMINE AT NIGHT. DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO CROSS WATER ON THE ROADWAY EVEN IF IT APPEARS SHALLOW.
FIND AN ALTERNATE ROUTE. A SHORT DELAY IN YOUR TRAVEL PLANS IS BETTER
THAN LOSING YOUR CAR...OR YOUR LIFE.

&&

LAT...LON 3275 7986 3278 7987 3277 7988 3278 7990
      3278 7991 3277 7991 3277 7992 3276 7991
      3276 7988 3275 7987 3273 7988 3268 8000
      3287 8007 3288 7984 3278 7980

$$









000
WGUS72 KCHS 170012
FFSCHS

FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
812 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

SCC015-019-170145-
/O.CON.KCHS.FF.W.0025.000000T0000Z-140917T0145Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CHARLESTON SC-BERKELEY SC-
812 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...A FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 945 PM EDT FOR
EXTREME SOUTH CENTRAL BERKELEY AND CENTRAL CHARLESTON COUNTIES...

AT 805 PM EDT...LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS REPORTED THAT MANY
ROADS IN THE WARNED AREA REMAIN CLOSED DUE TO STANDING WATER FROM
EARLIER HEAVY RAIN.

FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED IN AND AROUND DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON...
CHARLESTON...DANIEL ISLAND...JAMES ISLAND...MOUNT PLEASANT...NORTH
CHARLESTON...SULLIVANS ISLAND...WEST ASHLEY...CHARLES TOWNE
LANDING...CHARLESTON NAVAL COMPLEX...FORT JOHNSON...FORT SUMTER...
JAMES ISLAND COUNTY PARK...MAYBANK BRIDGE AND MOUNT PLEASANT TOWNE
CENTRE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WATER DEPTH IS NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE TO DETERMINE AT NIGHT. DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO CROSS WATER ON THE ROADWAY EVEN IF IT APPEARS SHALLOW.
FIND AN ALTERNATE ROUTE. A SHORT DELAY IN YOUR TRAVEL PLANS IS BETTER
THAN LOSING YOUR CAR...OR YOUR LIFE.

&&

LAT...LON 3275 7986 3278 7987 3277 7988 3278 7990
      3278 7991 3277 7991 3277 7992 3276 7991
      3276 7988 3275 7987 3273 7988 3268 8000
      3287 8007 3288 7984 3278 7980

$$










000
WGUS72 KCHS 162146
FFSCHS

FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
546 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

SCC015-019-162245-
/O.CON.KCHS.FF.W.0025.000000T0000Z-140916T2245Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CHARLESTON SC-BERKELEY SC-
546 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...A FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 645 PM EDT FOR
EXTREME SOUTH CENTRAL BERKELEY AND CENTRAL CHARLESTON COUNTIES...

AT 534 PM EDT...LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS CONTINUED TO REPORT
ROAD CLOSURES IN DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON DUE TO FLOODING. THE AREA OF
HEAVY RAIN WAS LOCATED NEAR DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON...MOVING SOUTHEAST
AT 5 MPH.

DOPPLER RADAR HAS INDICATED UP TO AN INCH AND A HALF OF RAIN HAS
FALLEN OVER DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON OVER THE PAST COUPLE HOURS.
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OVER AN INCH ARE POSSIBLE.

FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED IN AND AROUND DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON...
CHARLESTON...DANIEL ISLAND...JAMES ISLAND...MOUNT PLEASANT...NORTH
CHARLESTON...SULLIVANS ISLAND...WEST ASHLEY...CHARLES TOWNE
LANDING...CHARLESTON NAVAL COMPLEX...FORT JOHNSON...FORT SUMTER...
JAMES ISLAND COUNTY PARK...MAYBANK BRIDGE AND MOUNT PLEASANT TOWNE
CENTRE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID DRIVING INTO WATER ON THE ROAD. THE WATER IS USUALLY DEEPER
THAN IT APPEARS AND THE ROAD MAY BE WASHED OUT. ONLY ONE FOOT OF
WATER WILL STALL A VEHICLE AND LESS THAN TWO FEET OF WATER CAN FLOAT
AND CARRY AWAY A VEHICLE. FLOODING IS THE NUMBER ONE WEATHER-RELATED
CAUSE OF DEATH IN THE UNITED STATES. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS
MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT FLOODING...PLEASE CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE IN CHARLESTON TOLL FREE AT 1-888-383-2024 OR EMAIL YOUR
REPORTS TO NWS.CHARLESTONSC@NOAA.GOV. REPORTS CAN ALSO BE SENT
THROUGH TWITTER USING #WXREPORT.

&&

LAT...LON 3275 7986 3278 7987 3277 7988 3278 7990
      3278 7991 3277 7991 3277 7992 3276 7991
      3276 7988 3275 7987 3273 7988 3268 8000
      3287 8007 3288 7984 3278 7980

$$










000
WGUS72 KCHS 162146
FFSCHS

FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
546 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

SCC015-019-162245-
/O.CON.KCHS.FF.W.0025.000000T0000Z-140916T2245Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CHARLESTON SC-BERKELEY SC-
546 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...A FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 645 PM EDT FOR
EXTREME SOUTH CENTRAL BERKELEY AND CENTRAL CHARLESTON COUNTIES...

AT 534 PM EDT...LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS CONTINUED TO REPORT
ROAD CLOSURES IN DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON DUE TO FLOODING. THE AREA OF
HEAVY RAIN WAS LOCATED NEAR DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON...MOVING SOUTHEAST
AT 5 MPH.

DOPPLER RADAR HAS INDICATED UP TO AN INCH AND A HALF OF RAIN HAS
FALLEN OVER DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON OVER THE PAST COUPLE HOURS.
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OVER AN INCH ARE POSSIBLE.

FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED IN AND AROUND DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON...
CHARLESTON...DANIEL ISLAND...JAMES ISLAND...MOUNT PLEASANT...NORTH
CHARLESTON...SULLIVANS ISLAND...WEST ASHLEY...CHARLES TOWNE
LANDING...CHARLESTON NAVAL COMPLEX...FORT JOHNSON...FORT SUMTER...
JAMES ISLAND COUNTY PARK...MAYBANK BRIDGE AND MOUNT PLEASANT TOWNE
CENTRE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID DRIVING INTO WATER ON THE ROAD. THE WATER IS USUALLY DEEPER
THAN IT APPEARS AND THE ROAD MAY BE WASHED OUT. ONLY ONE FOOT OF
WATER WILL STALL A VEHICLE AND LESS THAN TWO FEET OF WATER CAN FLOAT
AND CARRY AWAY A VEHICLE. FLOODING IS THE NUMBER ONE WEATHER-RELATED
CAUSE OF DEATH IN THE UNITED STATES. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS
MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT FLOODING...PLEASE CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE IN CHARLESTON TOLL FREE AT 1-888-383-2024 OR EMAIL YOUR
REPORTS TO NWS.CHARLESTONSC@NOAA.GOV. REPORTS CAN ALSO BE SENT
THROUGH TWITTER USING #WXREPORT.

&&

LAT...LON 3275 7986 3278 7987 3277 7988 3278 7990
      3278 7991 3277 7991 3277 7992 3276 7991
      3276 7988 3275 7987 3273 7988 3268 8000
      3287 8007 3288 7984 3278 7980

$$









000
WGUS72 KCHS 162050
FFSCHS

FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
450 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

SCC015-019-162245-
/O.CON.KCHS.FF.W.0025.000000T0000Z-140916T2245Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CHARLESTON SC-BERKELEY SC-
450 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...A FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 645 PM EDT FOR
EXTREME SOUTH CENTRAL BERKELEY AND CENTRAL CHARLESTON COUNTIES...

AT 440 PM EDT...LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS REPORTED MULTIPLE
ROAD CLOSURES IN DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON DUE TO FLOODING...WITH
ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF HOURS. THE
AREA OF HEAVY RAIN WAS LOCATED NEAR DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON...MOVING
SOUTHEAST AT 5 MPH.

FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED IN AND AROUND DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON...
CHARLESTON...DANIEL ISLAND...JAMES ISLAND...MOUNT PLEASANT...NORTH
CHARLESTON...SULLIVANS ISLAND...WEST ASHLEY...CHARLES TOWNE
LANDING...CHARLESTON NAVAL COMPLEX...FORT JOHNSON...FORT SUMTER...
JAMES ISLAND COUNTY PARK...MAYBANK BRIDGE AND MOUNT PLEASANT TOWNE
CENTRE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID DRIVING INTO WATER ON THE ROAD. THE WATER IS USUALLY DEEPER
THAN IT APPEARS AND THE ROAD MAY BE WASHED OUT. ONLY ONE FOOT OF
WATER WILL STALL A VEHICLE AND LESS THAN TWO FEET OF WATER CAN FLOAT
AND CARRY AWAY A VEHICLE. FLOODING IS THE NUMBER ONE WEATHER-RELATED
CAUSE OF DEATH IN THE UNITED STATES. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS
MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT FLOODING...PLEASE CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE IN CHARLESTON TOLL FREE AT 1-888-383-2024 OR EMAIL YOUR
REPORTS TO NWS.CHARLESTONSC@NOAA.GOV. REPORTS CAN ALSO BE SENT
THROUGH TWITTER USING #WXREPORT.

&&

LAT...LON 3275 7986 3278 7987 3277 7988 3278 7990
      3278 7991 3277 7991 3277 7992 3276 7991
      3276 7988 3275 7987 3273 7988 3268 8000
      3287 8007 3288 7984 3278 7980

$$









000
WGUS72 KCHS 162050
FFSCHS

FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
450 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

SCC015-019-162245-
/O.CON.KCHS.FF.W.0025.000000T0000Z-140916T2245Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CHARLESTON SC-BERKELEY SC-
450 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...A FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 645 PM EDT FOR
EXTREME SOUTH CENTRAL BERKELEY AND CENTRAL CHARLESTON COUNTIES...

AT 440 PM EDT...LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS REPORTED MULTIPLE
ROAD CLOSURES IN DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON DUE TO FLOODING...WITH
ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF HOURS. THE
AREA OF HEAVY RAIN WAS LOCATED NEAR DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON...MOVING
SOUTHEAST AT 5 MPH.

FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED IN AND AROUND DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON...
CHARLESTON...DANIEL ISLAND...JAMES ISLAND...MOUNT PLEASANT...NORTH
CHARLESTON...SULLIVANS ISLAND...WEST ASHLEY...CHARLES TOWNE
LANDING...CHARLESTON NAVAL COMPLEX...FORT JOHNSON...FORT SUMTER...
JAMES ISLAND COUNTY PARK...MAYBANK BRIDGE AND MOUNT PLEASANT TOWNE
CENTRE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID DRIVING INTO WATER ON THE ROAD. THE WATER IS USUALLY DEEPER
THAN IT APPEARS AND THE ROAD MAY BE WASHED OUT. ONLY ONE FOOT OF
WATER WILL STALL A VEHICLE AND LESS THAN TWO FEET OF WATER CAN FLOAT
AND CARRY AWAY A VEHICLE. FLOODING IS THE NUMBER ONE WEATHER-RELATED
CAUSE OF DEATH IN THE UNITED STATES. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS
MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT FLOODING...PLEASE CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE IN CHARLESTON TOLL FREE AT 1-888-383-2024 OR EMAIL YOUR
REPORTS TO NWS.CHARLESTONSC@NOAA.GOV. REPORTS CAN ALSO BE SENT
THROUGH TWITTER USING #WXREPORT.

&&

LAT...LON 3275 7986 3278 7987 3277 7988 3278 7990
      3278 7991 3277 7991 3277 7992 3276 7991
      3276 7988 3275 7987 3273 7988 3268 8000
      3287 8007 3288 7984 3278 7980

$$










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