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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 7:25 PM EDT on September 16, 2014

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on September 16, 2014


... Flash Flood Watch now in effect until 11 PM EDT this evening...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of southeast Georgia and southeast South Carolina...
including the following areas... in southeast Georgia...
coastal Bryan... coastal Chatham... coastal Liberty... coastal
McIntosh... Evans... inland Bryan... inland Chatham... inland
Liberty... inland McIntosh... long and Tattnall. In southeast
South Carolina... Beaufort... Charleston... coastal Colleton...
coastal Jasper and tidal Berkeley.

* Until 11 PM EDT this evening

* numerous showers and thunderstorms will occur this evening. High
moisture values combined with slow moving showers and
thunderstorms and boundary interactions will result in an
increased potential for flash flooding... especially in areas
that observed very heavy rains in recent days.

* Rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches with localized amounts in
excess of 4 or 5 inches will be possible through late evening.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be prepared to protect life and property... especially in areas
prone to flooding. If flooding develops... move to higher ground
immediately. If driving... be prepared for flooded roadways and
possible Road closures.




Local Storm Report



09/16/2014 0500 PM

1 miles SSE of Wilmington I, Chatham County.

Lightning, reported by broadcast media.


            Lightning struck a residence on Druid Road. Time was
            estimated from radar and lightning data.





09/16/2014 0500 PM

1 miles SSE of Whitemarsh I, Chatham County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Two trees were blown down along johnny Mercer Blvd.
            Time was estimated from radar data.





09/15/2014 1114 PM

1 miles NNE of Vernonburg, Chatham County.

Heavy rain m2.18 inch, reported by mesonet.






09/15/2014 1112 PM

Sandfly, Chatham County.

Heavy rain m2.56 inch, reported by mesonet.






09/15/2014 0400 PM

2 miles E of Burroughs, Chatham County.

Heavy rain m5.50 inch, reported by public.






09/15/2014 0338 PM

1 miles W of Savannah, Chatham County.

Heavy rain u0.00 inch, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Standing water on Road at the intersection of Victory
            drive and Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard. Road has been
            closed to traffic.





09/15/2014 0306 PM

1 miles W of Savannah, Chatham County.

Heavy rain u0.00 inch, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Standing water on Road at the intersection of Victory
            drive and Whitaker street... and Victory drive and
            Montgomery street.



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Colorado - Public Information Statement
Florida - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Coastal Hazard Statement
Georgia - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , Record Report
Idaho - Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning
Iowa - Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Missouri - Flood Warning
Nevada - Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Lake Wind Advisory , Record Report
New Mexico - Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Oregon - Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
South Carolina - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Tennessee - Special Statement
Texas - Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Utah - Public Information Statement
Washington - Record Report