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Hurricane Statement

Statement as of 9:04 AM EDT on May 29, 2016

Expires 5:15 PM EDT on May 29, 2016


This product covers southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia

**bonnie downgraded to a tropical depression**

new information
---------------

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - all watches and warnings have been canceled

* current watches and warnings:
    - none

* storm information:
    - about 20 miles east of Charleston SC or about 90 miles
      east-northeast of Savannah GA
    - 32.7n 79.6w
    - storm intensity 35 mph
    - movement north or 355 degrees at 9 mph

Situation overview
------------------
Tropical Depression Bonnie has just made landfall near the Isle of Palms...
South Carolina. The storm is expected to move slowly north then northeastward
today and tonight. However... the track of this storm is quite uncertain at this
point.

It appears that the main impacts from TD Bonnie will be heavy rainfall
and the potential for flooding/flash flooding as the storm moves slowly
northward today. There has already been some significant flooding of some roads
and homes in the Ridgeland area of South Carolina. Additional flooding
will be possible through at least today. The exact location of flooding/flash
flooding will depend on where the heaviest rainbands setup. All areas of
southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia should be alert to the
potential for flash flooding today.

There could still be some localized wind gusts to near tropical storm force
strength this morning within rainbands... especially near the coast and over
the Atlantic waters. Overall... winds should continue to slowly decrease
through the day.

The elevated risk for life threatening rip currents will continue across
area beach today. Some beach erosion can also occur along the Charleston
County coast at least through tonight.

Potential impacts
-----------------

* flooding rain:
additional impacts from flooding rain are still a concern across southeast
South Carolina and southeast Georgia. Remain well guarded against locally
hazardous flood waters having further impacts of limited potential.

* Other coastal hazards:
there remains an increased risk for life threatening rip currents at area
beaches. Some beach erosion can also occur mainly along the Charleston
County coast through the rest of today.

* Wind:
some brief... isolated wind gust near tropical storm force will
be possible today... mainly near the coast. Otherwise... little to no high wind
impacts are anticipated at this time across southeast South Carolina
and southeast Georgia.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------

* other preparedness information:

When inspecting damage, use flashlights rather than candles or flamed
lighting. Be aware of Sparks that can ignite leaking gas or other
flammables.

Do not go up on your roof until the rain and strong winds have
subsided. Ladders can be slippery in the rain and unexpected wind
gusts can blow you off of the roof. Do not risk bodily harm in an
attempt to reduce property damage.

When clearing out fallen trees, be careful with chain saws and axes.
Always wear protective gear and keep others at a safe distance. Use
these tools according to operating manuals and safety instruction.
Leaning trees and those which have fallen on roof tops can be
especially challenging. If you are not in good health or unsure about
what you are doing, have someone else with tree cutting experience do
the job. Never cut trees without a partner.

If using a generator, avoid Carbon monoxide poisoning by following
instructions by the manufacturer. Make sure that the generator is run
in a well ventilated space.

Problems with sewer backups can further contaminate standing flood
waters. Keep children away. Also, listen for boil water alerts
relative to communities whose tap water may have become non-potable.

* Additional sources of information:
- for information on appropriate preparations see ready.Gov
- for information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.Org
- for additional disaster preparedness information see Redcross.Org

Next update
-----------

As it pertains to this event... this will be the last local statement
issued by the National Weather Service in Charleston SC regarding the
effects of tropical cyclone hazards upon the area.


904 am EDT sun may 29 2016

This product covers southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia

**bonnie downgraded to a tropical depression**

new information
---------------

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - all watches and warnings have been canceled

* current watches and warnings:
    - none

* storm information:
    - about 20 miles east of Charleston SC or about 90 miles
      east-northeast of Savannah GA
    - 32.7n 79.6w
    - storm intensity 35 mph
    - movement north or 355 degrees at 9 mph

Situation overview
------------------
Tropical Depression Bonnie has just made landfall near the Isle of Palms...
South Carolina. The storm is expected to move slowly north then northeastward
today and tonight. However... the track of this storm is quite uncertain at this
point.

It appears that the main impacts from TD Bonnie will be heavy rainfall
and the potential for flooding/flash flooding as the storm moves slowly
northward today. There has already been some significant flooding of some roads
and homes in the Ridgeland area of South Carolina. Additional flooding
will be possible through at least today. The exact location of flooding/flash
flooding will depend on where the heaviest rainbands setup. All areas of
southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia should be alert to the
potential for flash flooding today.

There could still be some localized wind gusts to near tropical storm force
strength this morning within rainbands... especially near the coast and over
the Atlantic waters. Overall... winds should continue to slowly decrease
through the day.

The elevated risk for life threatening rip currents will continue across
area beach today. Some beach erosion can also occur along the Charleston
County coast at least through tonight.

Potential impacts
-----------------

* flooding rain:
additional impacts from flooding rain are still a concern across southeast
South Carolina and southeast Georgia. Remain well guarded against locally
hazardous flood waters having further impacts of limited potential.

* Other coastal hazards:
there remains an increased risk for life threatening rip currents at area
beaches. Some beach erosion can also occur mainly along the Charleston
County coast through the rest of today.

* Wind:
some brief... isolated wind gust near tropical storm force will
be possible today... mainly near the coast. Otherwise... little to no high wind
impacts are anticipated at this time across southeast South Carolina
and southeast Georgia.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------

* other preparedness information:

When inspecting damage, use flashlights rather than candles or flamed
lighting. Be aware of Sparks that can ignite leaking gas or other
flammables.

Do not go up on your roof until the rain and strong winds have
subsided. Ladders can be slippery in the rain and unexpected wind
gusts can blow you off of the roof. Do not risk bodily harm in an
attempt to reduce property damage.

When clearing out fallen trees, be careful with chain saws and axes.
Always wear protective gear and keep others at a safe distance. Use
these tools according to operating manuals and safety instruction.
Leaning trees and those which have fallen on roof tops can be
especially challenging. If you are not in good health or unsure about
what you are doing, have someone else with tree cutting experience do
the job. Never cut trees without a partner.

If using a generator, avoid Carbon monoxide poisoning by following
instructions by the manufacturer. Make sure that the generator is run
in a well ventilated space.

Problems with sewer backups can further contaminate standing flood
waters. Keep children away. Also, listen for boil water alerts
relative to communities whose tap water may have become non-potable.

* Additional sources of information:
- for information on appropriate preparations see ready.Gov
- for information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.Org
- for additional disaster preparedness information see Redcross.Org

Next update
-----------

As it pertains to this event... this will be the last local statement
issued by the National Weather Service in Charleston SC regarding the
effects of tropical cyclone hazards upon the area.



904 am EDT sun may 29 2016

This product covers southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia

**bonnie downgraded to a tropical depression**

new information
---------------

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - all watches and warnings have been canceled

* current watches and warnings:
    - none

* storm information:
    - about 20 miles east of Charleston SC or about 90 miles
      east-northeast of Savannah GA
    - 32.7n 79.6w
    - storm intensity 35 mph
    - movement north or 355 degrees at 9 mph

Situation overview
------------------
Tropical Depression Bonnie has just made landfall near the Isle of Palms...
South Carolina. The storm is expected to move slowly north then northeastward
today and tonight. However... the track of this storm is quite uncertain at this
point.

It appears that the main impacts from TD Bonnie will be heavy rainfall
and the potential for flooding/flash flooding as the storm moves slowly
northward today. There has already been some significant flooding of some roads
and homes in the Ridgeland area of South Carolina. Additional flooding
will be possible through at least today. The exact location of flooding/flash
flooding will depend on where the heaviest rainbands setup. All areas of
southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia should be alert to the
potential for flash flooding today.

There could still be some localized wind gusts to near tropical storm force
strength this morning within rainbands... especially near the coast and over
the Atlantic waters. Overall... winds should continue to slowly decrease
through the day.

The elevated risk for life threatening rip currents will continue across
area beach today. Some beach erosion can also occur along the Charleston
County coast at least through tonight.

Potential impacts
-----------------

* flooding rain:
additional impacts from flooding rain are still a concern across southeast
South Carolina and southeast Georgia. Remain well guarded against locally
hazardous flood waters having further impacts of limited potential.

* Other coastal hazards:
there remains an increased risk for life threatening rip currents at area
beaches. Some beach erosion can also occur mainly along the Charleston
County coast through the rest of today.

* Wind:
some brief... isolated wind gust near tropical storm force will
be possible today... mainly near the coast. Otherwise... little to no high wind
impacts are anticipated at this time across southeast South Carolina
and southeast Georgia.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------

* other preparedness information:

When inspecting damage, use flashlights rather than candles or flamed
lighting. Be aware of Sparks that can ignite leaking gas or other
flammables.

Do not go up on your roof until the rain and strong winds have
subsided. Ladders can be slippery in the rain and unexpected wind
gusts can blow you off of the roof. Do not risk bodily harm in an
attempt to reduce property damage.

When clearing out fallen trees, be careful with chain saws and axes.
Always wear protective gear and keep others at a safe distance. Use
these tools according to operating manuals and safety instruction.
Leaning trees and those which have fallen on roof tops can be
especially challenging. If you are not in good health or unsure about
what you are doing, have someone else with tree cutting experience do
the job. Never cut trees without a partner.

If using a generator, avoid Carbon monoxide poisoning by following
instructions by the manufacturer. Make sure that the generator is run
in a well ventilated space.

Problems with sewer backups can further contaminate standing flood
waters. Keep children away. Also, listen for boil water alerts
relative to communities whose tap water may have become non-potable.

* Additional sources of information:
- for information on appropriate preparations see ready.Gov
- for information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.Org
- for additional disaster preparedness information see Redcross.Org

Next update
-----------

As it pertains to this event... this will be the last local statement
issued by the National Weather Service in Charleston SC regarding the
effects of tropical cyclone hazards upon the area.


904 am EDT sun may 29 2016

This product covers southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia

**bonnie downgraded to a tropical depression**

new information
---------------

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - all watches and warnings have been canceled

* current watches and warnings:
    - none

* storm information:
    - about 20 miles east of Charleston SC or about 90 miles
      east-northeast of Savannah GA
    - 32.7n 79.6w
    - storm intensity 35 mph
    - movement north or 355 degrees at 9 mph

Situation overview
------------------
Tropical Depression Bonnie has just made landfall near the Isle of Palms...
South Carolina. The storm is expected to move slowly north then northeastward
today and tonight. However... the track of this storm is quite uncertain at this
point.

It appears that the main impacts from TD Bonnie will be heavy rainfall
and the potential for flooding/flash flooding as the storm moves slowly
northward today. There has already been some significant flooding of some roads
and homes in the Ridgeland area of South Carolina. Additional flooding
will be possible through at least today. The exact location of flooding/flash
flooding will depend on where the heaviest rainbands setup. All areas of
southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia should be alert to the
potential for flash flooding today.

There could still be some localized wind gusts to near tropical storm force
strength this morning within rainbands... especially near the coast and over
the Atlantic waters. Overall... winds should continue to slowly decrease
through the day.

The elevated risk for life threatening rip currents will continue across
area beach today. Some beach erosion can also occur along the Charleston
County coast at least through tonight.

Potential impacts
-----------------

* flooding rain:
additional impacts from flooding rain are still a concern across southeast
South Carolina and southeast Georgia. Remain well guarded against locally
hazardous flood waters having further impacts of limited potential.

* Other coastal hazards:
there remains an increased risk for life threatening rip currents at area
beaches. Some beach erosion can also occur mainly along the Charleston
County coast through the rest of today.

* Wind:
some brief... isolated wind gust near tropical storm force will
be possible today... mainly near the coast. Otherwise... little to no high wind
impacts are anticipated at this time across southeast South Carolina
and southeast Georgia.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------

* other preparedness information:

When inspecting damage, use flashlights rather than candles or flamed
lighting. Be aware of Sparks that can ignite leaking gas or other
flammables.

Do not go up on your roof until the rain and strong winds have
subsided. Ladders can be slippery in the rain and unexpected wind
gusts can blow you off of the roof. Do not risk bodily harm in an
attempt to reduce property damage.

When clearing out fallen trees, be careful with chain saws and axes.
Always wear protective gear and keep others at a safe distance. Use
these tools according to operating manuals and safety instruction.
Leaning trees and those which have fallen on roof tops can be
especially challenging. If you are not in good health or unsure about
what you are doing, have someone else with tree cutting experience do
the job. Never cut trees without a partner.

If using a generator, avoid Carbon monoxide poisoning by following
instructions by the manufacturer. Make sure that the generator is run
in a well ventilated space.

Problems with sewer backups can further contaminate standing flood
waters. Keep children away. Also, listen for boil water alerts
relative to communities whose tap water may have become non-potable.

* Additional sources of information:
- for information on appropriate preparations see ready.Gov
- for information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.Org
- for additional disaster preparedness information see Redcross.Org

Next update
-----------

As it pertains to this event... this will be the last local statement
issued by the National Weather Service in Charleston SC regarding the
effects of tropical cyclone hazards upon the area.



Flash Flood Warning

Statement as of 2:25 PM EDT on May 29, 2016

Expires 5:30 PM EDT on May 29, 2016


The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for portions of...
Screven County in southeastern Georgia...
Hampton County in southeastern South Carolina...
Jasper County in southeastern South Carolina...
Allendale County in southeastern South Carolina...

* until 530 PM EDT

* at 223 PM 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...
Hampton... Yemassee... Lake Warren State Park... Varnville... Estill...
Gifford... Furman and Scotia.

Very heavy rain has fallen across the area over the last 1 to 2
hours with rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches based on radar
estimates. The band of heavy rain is nearly stationary and will
continue to drop very heavy rain over the next few hours. Additional
rainfall amounts of up to 3 inches will be possible mainly from
around Grays to Estill.

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 3273 8085 3268 8085 3266 8087 3263 8085
      3250 8086 3270 8157 3298 8139



Record Report

Statement as of 2:03 AM EDT on May 29, 2016


... Record daily maximum rainfall set at North Charleston SC...

a record rainfall of 2.42 inches was set at North Charleston SC
yesterday. This breaks the old record of 1.35 set in 1984.


Local Storm Report



05/29/2016 0900 am

4 miles SSE of coosawhatchi, Jasper County.

Flash flood, reported by 911 call center.


            Warning point reports that multiple sections of Hwy 462
            are closed between Interstate 95 and Old House Rd





05/29/2016 0900 am

4 miles SSE of coosawhatchi, Jasper County.

Flash flood, reported by 911 call center.


            Warning point reports that multiple sections of Hwy 462
            are closed between Interstate 95 and Old House Rd





05/29/2016 0650 am

1 miles NNE of Ridgeland, Jasper County.

Flash flood, reported by 911 call center.


            Warning point reports that Interstate 95 southbound is
            closed between exits 24 and 18 due to flooding. Event
            time corrected based on schp report time





05/29/2016 0650 am

1 miles NNE of Ridgeland, Jasper County.

Flash flood, reported by 911 call center.


            Warning point reports that Interstate 95 southbound is
            closed between exits 24 and 18 due to flooding. Event
            time corrected based on schp report time





05/29/2016 0900 am

Ridgeland, Jasper County.

Flash flood, reported by 911 call center.


            Warning point reports numerous secondary roads flooded
            or closed around Ridgeland including portions of calf
            pen Bay Rd... captain Bill Rd... and frontage Rd





05/29/2016 0900 am

1 miles NNE of Ridgeland, Jasper County.

Flash flood, reported by 911 call center.


            Warning point reports that Interstate 95 southbound is
            closed between exits 24 and 18 due to flooding





05/29/2016 0900 am

1 miles NNE of Ridgeland, Jasper County.

Flash flood, reported by 911 call center.


            Warning point reports that Interstate 95 southbound is
            closed between exits 24 and 18 due to flooding





05/29/2016 0900 am

4 miles SSE of coosawhatchi, Jasper County.

Flash flood, reported by 911 call center.


            Warning point reports that multiple sections of Hwy 462
            are closed between Interstate 95 and bees creek Rd





05/29/2016 0900 am

4 miles SSE of coosawhatchi, Jasper County.

Flash flood, reported by 911 call center.


            Warning point reports that multiple sections of Hwy 462
            are closed between Interstate 95 and bees creek Rd





05/29/2016 0800 am

1 miles ENE of Ridgeland, Jasper County.

Flash flood, reported by public.


            Report received of about a foot of water in a residence
            on captain Bill Road





05/29/2016 0745 am

3 miles NNW of Ridgeland, Jasper County.

Flash flood, reported by public.


            Report that Washboard Lane is underwater and
            impassible. No sturctures inundated at this time





05/29/2016 0632 am

1 miles NNE of Ridgeland, Jasper County.

Flash flood, reported by 911 call center.


            Jasper County warning point reports Hwy 17 closed near
            the Sheriffs Office and I-95 Exit 22. They report 18 to
            24 inches of water on the roadways and multiple cars
            stalled in the water





05/29/2016 0530 am

Ridgeland, Jasper County.

Flash flood, reported by 911 call center.


            Jasper County warning point reports main Road flooded
            downtown Ridgeland. Dot in Route to assess Road closure





05/29/2016 0530 am

Ridgeland, Jasper County.

Flash flood, reported by 911 call center.


            Jasper County warning point reports main Road flooded
            downtown Ridgeland. Dot in Route to assess Road closure





05/29/2016 0530 am

2 miles ENE of Switzerland, Jasper County.

Flash flood, reported by 911 call center.


            Jasper County 911 call center reports water is entering
            a residence on Brandon Cove Road





05/29/2016 0530 am

2 miles ENE of Switzerland, Jasper County.

Flash flood, reported by 911 call center.


            Jasper County 911 call center reports water is entering
            a residence on Brandon Cove Road



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