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WGUS52 KCHS 291355
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GAC029-031-103-291645-
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
955 AM EDT SUN MAY 29 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR PORTIONS OF...
  BULLOCH COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN GEORGIA...
  EFFINGHAM COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN GEORGIA...
  BRYAN COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN GEORGIA...

* UNTIL 1245 PM EDT

* AT 950 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING
  HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO
  BEGIN SHORTLY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  STATESBORO...BAY...LANIER...BROOKLET...STILSON...MELDRIM...LEEFIELD AND
  MARLOW.

RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE BEEN REPORTED OVER
THE LAST 24 HOURS...WITH THE HEAVIEST AMOUNTS FALLING FROM AROUND
EDEN...NORTHEAST THROUGH STILSON AND BROOKLET...AS WELL AS
STATESBORO. A NEARLY STATIONARY BAND OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN HAS
SET UP ACROSS THE WARNED AREA AND WILL LIKELY PRODUCE AN ADDITIONAL
1 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN OVER THE NEXT 2 TO 3 HOURS.
FURTHERMORE...BULLOCH COUNTY DISPATCH RECENTLY REPORTED WATER ON
AREA ROADWAYS AND THE DOT IS BEGINNING TO CLOSE OFF ROADS WHERE THE
WATER IS GETTING DEEPEST.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

REPORT FLOODING DIRECTLY TO THE CHARLESTON NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
AT 1-888-383-2024 OR EMAIL YOUR REPORTS TO NWS.CHARLESTONSC@NOAA.GOV.

&&

LAT...LON 3220 8125 3205 8146 3243 8189 3255 8171
      3252 8164 3243 8159 3234 8151 3230 8137

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