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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 8:21 AM EDT on May 23, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on May 24, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Wednesday
evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of east central Georgia and central South Carolina,
including the following areas, in east central Georgia, Burke,
Columbia, Lincoln, McDuffie, and Richmond. In central South
Carolina, Aiken, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Chesterfield,
Clarendon, Edgefield, Fairfield, Kershaw, Lancaster, Lee,
Lexington, McCormick, Newberry, Orangeburg, Richland, Saluda,
and Sumter.

* Through Wednesday evening

* abundant moisture combined with an upper-level system and
stalled frontal boundary across the region will result in
numerous showers and thunderstorms through Wednesday evening.
Heavy rain will be possible at times across the watch area.
Rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches with locally higher amounts
are possible.

* Flooding may occur in low lying and flood prone locations and
especially in some urban areas. In addition, creeks, streams
and rivers may overflow their banks.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.




Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 8:21 AM EDT on May 23, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on May 24, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Wednesday
evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of east central Georgia and central South Carolina,
including the following areas, in east central Georgia, Burke,
Columbia, Lincoln, McDuffie, and Richmond. In central South
Carolina, Aiken, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Chesterfield,
Clarendon, Edgefield, Fairfield, Kershaw, Lancaster, Lee,
Lexington, McCormick, Newberry, Orangeburg, Richland, Saluda,
and Sumter.

* Through Wednesday evening

* abundant moisture combined with an upper-level system and
stalled frontal boundary across the region will result in
numerous showers and thunderstorms through Wednesday evening.
Heavy rain will be possible at times across the watch area.
Rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches with locally higher amounts
are possible.

* Flooding may occur in low lying and flood prone locations and
especially in some urban areas. In addition, creeks, streams
and rivers may overflow their banks.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.




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Alabama - Tornado Watch , Coastal Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Alaska - Special Statement , Record Report
Arizona - Excessive Heat Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Air Quality Alert
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Record Report
California - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Special Statement , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Delaware - Coastal Flood Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Florida - Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Coastal Flood Watch , Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Flood Watch, Coastal Hazard Statement , Lake Wind Advisory , Special Statement
Georgia - Tornado Warning , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Hawaii - Record Report
Idaho - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Hydrologic Statement
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Special Statement
Indiana - Flood Warning
Iowa - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Flood Warning
Kentucky - Flood Warning
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Frost Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Montana - High Wind Warning , Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Nebraska - Flood Warning , Frost Advisory
Nevada - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Special Statement
New Jersey - Coastal Flood Advisory
New Mexico - Fire Weather Watch
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement , Beach Hazard Statement, Special Statement , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning , Frost Advisory
Oklahoma - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Puerto Rico -
South Carolina - Tornado Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement, Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement
South Dakota - Flood Warning , Frost Advisory
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Texas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flood Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Air Quality Alert , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory
Washington - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Record Report
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Public Information Statement
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