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South Carolina, Inland Colleton

Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 5:40 PM EDT on October 09, 2015

Expires 5:45 PM EDT on October 10, 2015

The National Weather Service in Charleston has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
Colleton County in southeastern South Carolina...

* until 545 PM EDT Saturday

* Colleton County emergency management and National Weather Service
storm survey teams report inundation of waterways which feed into
the edisto river. Most if not all access roads leading to the
edisto river from Highway 61... Pierce Road and mcdanieltown Road
are impassable due to flooding. Flood waters have also reached the
lower level of some homes along the river... including in the Camp
buddy Road area. A river Flood Warning for major flooding remains
in effect for the edisto river near Givhans Ferry... but water
levels are expected to remain nearly steady or slowly fall through

Away from the immediate edisto river... creek levels will also
remain nearly steady or slowly fall. This includes the Ashepoo and
combahee rivers and creeks which join these rivers including
Horseshoe creek... as well as creeks which feed into the edisto
river well upstream from the river across eastern Colleton County.

Although some additional rainfall of one half to one inch is
possible on Saturday... these amounts are not expected to have
any significant impact over areas currently flooded... and is also
not expected to cause any additional significant flooding.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... price
bridge Landing... Bonnie Doone Plantation Road... Cottageville...
Canadys... Round O... Ashepoo... Ritter... White Hall and Bennetts

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Flooding of small creeks and streams continues... as well as farm and
country roads. Most flood deaths occur in automobiles. Never drive
your vehicle into areas where the water covers the roadway. Flood
waters are usually deeper than they appear. Just one foot of flowing
water is powerful enough to sweep vehicles off the Road. When
encountering flooded roads make the smart choice... turn
around... dont drown.

Lat... Lon 3315 8071 3307 8062 3305 8039 3297 8042
      3284 8039 3274 8045 3265 8039 3255 8042
      3250 8036 3253 8035 3252 8029 3248 8033
      3249 8046 3259 8058 3260 8065 3267 8068
      3268 8073 3292 8061 3317 8080


934 am EDT Fri Oct 9 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the edisto river near Givhans Ferry.
* At 8 am Friday the stage was 15.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring.
* Forecast, the river will continue to fall.
* At 15.0 feet, major flooding occurs as the entire flood plain
between Canadys and Norman Landing is inundated. Extensive damage
occurs to homes and Cabins in this area and most river access roads
are impassable.

Lat... Lon 3303 8055 3310 8053 3308 8036 3290 8037
          3290 8045 3302 8044

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