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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
733 PM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

GAC267-010030-
/O.NEW.KCHS.FA.Y.0157.140831T2333Z-140901T0030Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
TATTNALL GA-
733 PM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING OF POOR DRAINAGE AREAS IN...
  WESTERN TATTNALL COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST GEORGIA...

* UNTIL 830 PM EDT

* AT 725 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  HEAVY RAIN OCCURRING ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM REIDSVILLE TO
  ALTAMAHA...OR ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM REIDSVILLE TO 8 MILES
  EAST OF PLANT HATCH...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 5 MPH.

  RADAR ESTIMATES THAT 2 TO 3 INCHES OF RAINFALL HAS OCCURRED IN
  THE ADVISORY AREA. AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES IS POSSIBLE
  THROUGH 830 PM. THIS MUCH RAIN IS SUFFICIENT TO PRODUCE FLOODING
  OF LOW LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS.

* LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO...
  REIDSVILLE...ALTAMAHA...COLLINS...HUGHLAND...

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...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 3208 8221 3219 8211 3206 8198 3190 8215
      3190 8216 3190 8219 3191 8222 3191 8223

$$

JAQ









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