Headline: Flash Flood Warning issued July 31 at 5:44PM EDT expiring July 31 at 6:45PM EDT by NWS Charleston SC

Event: Flash Flood Warning
Sender Name: NWS Charleston SC
Issued: 2013-07-31T17:44:36-04:00
Expires: 2013-07-31T18:45:00-04:00
WEA Text: Flash Flood Warning this area til 6:45 PM EDT. Avoid flood areas. Check local media. -NWS
Description: THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…
NORTHEASTERN CHATHAM COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST GEORGIA…
SOUTHERN BEAUFORT COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA…
SOUTHERN JASPER COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA…

* UNTIL 645 PM EDT

* AT 535 PM EDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
VERY HEAVY RAIN OCCURRING ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM HARDEEVILLE
TO ISLE OF HOPE…OR ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 8 MILES NORTHWEST
OF BELLINGER HILL AREA TO WILMINGTON ISLAND…MOVING EAST AT 25
MPH.

DOPPLER RADAR HAS SHOWN AS MUCH AS 3 INCHES SINCE MID AFTERNOON
WITH AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES TO OCCUR.

* FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED IN AND AROUND…
WILMINGTON ISLAND…BELLINGER HILL AREA…SUN CITY…JASPER…FORT
PULASKI NATIONAL MONUMENT…ROSE HILL…TYBEE
ISLAND…CALAWASSIE ISLAND…SAVANNAH…
Instruction: TO REPORT FLOODING…CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN
CHARLESTON TOLL FREE AT 1-888-383-2024.

AVOID DRIVING INTO WATER ON THE ROAD. THE WATER IS USUALLY DEEPER
THAN IT APPEARS AND THE ROAD MAY BE WASHED OUT. ONLY ONE FOOT OF
WATER WILL STALL A VEHICLE AND LESS THAN TWO FEET OF WATER CAN FLOAT
AND CARRY AWAY A VEHICLE. FLOODING IS THE NUMBER ONE WEATHER-RELATED
CAUSE OF DEATH IN THE UNITED STATES. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS
MAKE THE SMART CHOICE…TURN AROUND…DONT DROWN.

Urgency: Immediate
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Likely
Area Description: Chatham; Jasper; Beaufort