308  
WGUS82 KCHS 222109  
FLSCHS  
 
FLOOD ADVISORY  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC  
509 PM EDT THU AUG 22 2019  
 
GAC029-051-222245-  
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BRYAN GA-CHATHAM GA-  
509 PM EDT THU AUG 22 2019  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING IN...  
BRYAN COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN GEORGIA...  
CHATHAM COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN GEORGIA...  
 
* UNTIL 645 PM EDT.  
 
* AT 509 PM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO  
THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING. OVERFLOWING POOR  
DRAINAGE AREAS WILL RESULT IN MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA.  
UP TO 1.5 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
SAVANNAH, POOLER, RICHMOND HILL, I-16/I-95 INTERCHANGE, GARDEN  
CITY, PORT WENTWORTH, BLOOMINGDALE AND THUNDERBOLT.  
 
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF UP TO 2 INCHES IS EXPECTED OVER THE AREA.  
THIS ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL RESULT IN MINOR FLOODING OF LOW LYING AND  
POOR DRAINAGE AREAS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
THIS HEAVY RAINFALL WILL RESULT IN SIGNIFICANT PONDING OF WATER ON  
AREA ROADS AND IN LOW SPOTS. SLOW DOWN TO REDUCE THE RISK OF  
HYDROPLANING. IF WATER COVERS THE ENTIRE ROADWAY OR IS FLOWING, FIND  
ANOTHER ROUTE. THE WATER IS PROBABLY MUCH DEEPER THAN IT APPEARS AND  
ONLY ONE FOOT OF WATER CAN STALL A VEHICLE. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED  
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE, TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN.  
 
HEAVY RAIN IN DOWNTOWN SAVANNAH WILL RESULT IN NUISANCE FLOODING OF  
LOW-LYING AREAS. SLOW DOWN WHEN TRAVELING AND ALLOW EXTRA DISTANCE  
BETWEEN YOU AND THE VEHICLE AHEAD. DO NOT DRIVE INTO WATER OF UNKNOWN  
DEPTH.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3200 8142 3222 8114 3219 8111 3218 8112  
3217 8111 3217 8112 3215 8111 3212 8112  
3206 8103 3205 8103 3205 8102 3187 8132  
 

 
 
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