061  
WGUS82 KCHS 312200  
FLSCHS  
 
FLOOD ADVISORY  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC  
600 PM EDT SUN MAY 31 2020  
 
SCC015-035-312300-  
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BERKELEY SC-DORCHESTER SC-  
600 PM EDT SUN MAY 31 2020  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING IN...  
BERKELEY COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA...  
DORCHESTER COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA...  
 
* UNTIL 700 PM EDT.  
 
* AT 559 PM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED PERSISTENT HEAVY RAIN ALONG  
INTERSTATE 26. OVERFLOWING POOR DRAINAGE AREAS WILL RESULT IN  
MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA. 1.5 TO 2.5 INCHES OF RAIN  
HAVE FALLEN.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
RIDGEVILLE.  
 
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF AROUND 1 INCH 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.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3323 8023 3310 8015 3306 8032 3319 8041  
 

 
 
SPR  
 
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