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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.



Coastal Hazard Statement

Statement as of 3:25 PM EDT on May 29, 2016

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on May 29, 2016


... High rip current risk remains in effect until 8 PM EDT this
evening...

* rip currents... wind and wave conditions support the
development of very strong rip currents. These rip currents
will be life threatening to anyone who enters the surf.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

No one should enter the surf due to life threatening rip
currents.





Tropical Storm Warning

Expires 6:15 PM EDT on May 29, 2016

...High Risk For Rip Currents In Effect Through Sunday Evening...

... TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

... HIGH RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...
... TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

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 1000 am

1 miles E of Archdale, Charleston County.

Flash flood, reported by 911 call center.


            Intersection of Brookdale and Lowell roads impassible.





05/29/2016 1050 am

2 miles NE of Archdale, Charleston County.

Flash flood, reported by public.


            Report of parking lots flooded and numerous cars
            stranded near the intersection of peppercorn ln and
            Mountainbrook Ave






05/29/2016 1050 AM

2 miles NE of ARCHDALE, Charleston County.

FLASH FLOOD, reported by PUBLIC.


            REPORT OF PARKING LOTS FLOODED AND NUMEROUS CARS
            STRANDED NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF PEPPERCORN LN AND
            MOUNTAINBROOK AVE




05/29/2016 1050 am

2 miles NE of Archdale, Charleston County.

Flash flood, reported by public.


            Report of parking lots flooded and numerous cars
            stranded near the intersection of peppercorn ln and
            Mountainbrook Ave





05/29/2016 1000 am

1 miles E of Archdale, Charleston County.

Flash flood, reported by 911 call center.


            Intersection of Brookdale and Lowell roads impassible.





05/29/2016 1000 am

1 miles E of Archdale, Charleston County.

Flash flood, reported by 911 call center.


            Intersection of Brookdale and Lowell roads impassible.



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