756  
WGUS52 KCHS 120002  
FFWCHS  
SCC015-019-029-035-120615-  
/O.EXT.KCHS.FF.W.0009.000000T0000Z-170912T0615Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC  
802 PM EDT MON SEP 11 2017  
   
..FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY FOR DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON
 
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS EXTENDED THE  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR PORTIONS OF...  
CHARLESTON COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA...  
COLLETON COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA...  
BERKELEY COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA...  
DORCHESTER COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA...  
 
* UNTIL 215 AM EDT TUESDAY  
 
* AT 800 PM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED BANDS OF HEAVY RAIN MOVING  
INLAND ASSOCIATED WITH HURRICANE IRMA. THE HEAVIEST BAND WAS  
IMPACTING AREAS FROM NORTH CHARLESTON SOUTH THROUGH DOWNTOWN  
CHARLESTON AND EXTENDING INTO THE ATLANTIC. THIS BAND WILL BRING  
ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL AND FLOODING ACROSS CENTRAL CHARLESTON  
COUNTY, INCLUDING DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON. WIDESPREAD FLOODING HAS  
BEEN REPORTED IN MANY AREAS. THE COMBINATION OF EXTREMELY HIGH  
TIDES COMBINED WITH HEAVY RAIN HAS RESULTED IN WIDESPREAD,  
DANGEROUS FLOODING IN DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON. MUCH OF THE CHARLESTON  
PENINSULA REMAINS CLOSED AND WILL REMAIN SO UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
AREAS FROM CALHOUN STREET SOUTH TO THE BATTERY AS WELL AS THE  
HOSPITAL DISTRICT ARE SEVERELY FLOODED. TRAVEL INTO THE DOWNTOWN  
CHARLESTON AREA IS NOT ADVISED DUE TO DANGEROUS FLOODING  
CONDITIONS. OUTSIDE OF DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON, ADDITIONAL FLOODING  
WILL OCCUR ACROSS PARTS OF COLLETON, BERKELEY AN DORCHESTER  
COUNTIES.  
 
THIS IS A FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY FOR DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON. THIS IS A  
PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS SITUATION. SEEK HIGHER GROUND NOW!  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
CHARLESTON, NORTH CHARLESTON, MOUNT PLEASANT, SUMMERVILLE, GOOSE  
CREEK, HANAHAN, EDISTO BEACH AND MIDDLETON PLACE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. THIS IS AN EXTREMELY DANGEROUS AND  
LIFE-THREATENING SITUATION. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL UNLESS YOU ARE  
FLEEING AN AREA SUBJECT TO FLOODING OR UNDER AN EVACUATION ORDER.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3274 7983 3266 7986 3260 7996 3252 8015  
3253 8021 3241 8035 3246 8047 3257 8055  
3255 8057 3259 8058 3259 8065 3263 8065  
3263 8067 3264 8066 3265 8068 3267 8068  
3267 8077 3270 8081 3308 8008 3281 7969  
 

 
 
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