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FLASH FLOOD WATCH: SATURDAY

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST GEORGIA AND SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA... 
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN SOUTHEAST GEORGIA... 
  BULLOCH...CANDLER...COASTAL BRYAN...COASTAL CHATHAM...COASTAL 
  LIBERTY...COASTAL MCINTOSH...EFFINGHAM...EVANS...INLAND 
  BRYAN...INLAND CHATHAM...INLAND LIBERTY...INLAND MCINTOSH... 
  JENKINS...LONG...SCREVEN AND TATTNALL. IN SOUTHEAST SOUTH 
  CAROLINA...ALLENDALE...BEAUFORT...CHARLESTON...COASTAL 
  COLLETON...COASTAL JASPER...DORCHESTER...HAMPTON...INLAND 
  BERKELEY...INLAND COLLETON...INLAND JASPER AND TIDAL BERKELEY. 

* UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING

* NUMEROUS TO WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT
  SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA AND SOUTHEAST GEORGIA AGAIN TODAY.
  RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES WILL BE COMMON ACROSS MUCH OF
  THE AREA...BUT RAINFALL AMOUNTS COULD BE SIGNIFICANTLY HIGHER IN
  LOCALIZED AREAS WHERE SLOW MOVING SHOWERS AND STORMS OCCUR. THE
  GROUND REMAINS SATURATED FROM SEVERAL WEEKS OF HEAVY RAINS. IN
  ADDITION...SOME AREAS HAVE EXPERIENCED FLOODING SINCE THURSDAY
  AND WILL BE MORE LIKELY TO FLOOD WITH LITTLE ADDITIONAL
  RAINFALL. COASTAL AREAS WILL BE ESPECIALLY PRONE TO FLOODING
  AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE INTO EARLY THIS AFTERNOON.

* FLOODING COULD OCCUR QUICKLY...ESPECIALLY IN LOW-LYING AND 
  POOR DRAINAGE AREAS. DRIVING COULD BECOME HAZARDOUS AS SOME 
  AREA ROADWAYS COULD BECOME IMPASSABLE DUE TO HIGH WATER. 

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.
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