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Flash Flood Warning

Statement as of 9:00 PM EDT on August 30, 2015


The National Weather Service in Columbia has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
western Lexington County in central South Carolina...
east central Saluda County in central South Carolina...
northwestern Richland County in central South Carolina...
southeastern Newberry County in central South Carolina...

* until midnight EDT

* at 853 PM EDT... Doppler radar indicated heavy rain across the
warned area. Three to five inches of rain have already fallen. Flash
flooding is expected to begin shortly. The heaviest rain will be
along the Lexington/Saluda County line.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Rock Creek... Hollow Creek... Lick Creek... Lexington... Batesburg...
Red Bank... Batesburg-Leesville... Saluda traffic Circle... Delmar...
Prosperity... Chapin... Gilbert... Summit... Little Mountain... Pomaria...
peak and Lake Murray of Richland.

Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches are possible in
the warned area.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

Report large hail... damaging winds or flooding to your County
sheriff... also use www.Facebook.Com/nwscolumbia and email
caewx@noaa.Gov to relay severe weather reports.

Lat... Lon 3434 8137 3431 8136 3430 8134 3427 8134
      3424 8131 3423 8128 3402 8123 3371 8131
      3372 8135 3393 8163 3437 8152



Areal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 7:49 PM EDT on August 30, 2015

Expires 10:45 PM EDT on August 30, 2015


The National Weather Service in Columbia has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
Saluda County in central South Carolina...
southwestern Newberry County in central South Carolina...
northern Edgefield County in central South Carolina...

* until 1045 PM EDT

* at 747 PM EDT... Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to showers
and isolated thunderstorms. This will cause Urban and Small Stream
flooding in the advisory area. Up to three inches of rain have
already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Batesburg-Leesville... Edgefield... Saluda... Johnston... Ridge
Spring... Lake Greenwood... Monetta... Trenton and Ward.

Additional rainfall of 1 to 1.50 inches is expected over the area.
This additional rain will make minor flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated... or
ponding of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.
Do not attempt to travel across flooded roads. Find alternate routes.
It takes only a few inches of swiftly flowing water to carry vehicles
away.


Lat... Lon 3382 8214 3383 8212 3385 8213 3394 8211
      3396 8202 3409 8192 3413 8187 3415 8190
      3418 8192 3412 8145 3408 8146 3409 8146
      3388 8157 3374 8175 3377 8215


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