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Flood Warning

Statement as of 9:41 AM EST on February 12, 2016

Expires 1:00 PM EST on February 14, 2016


The Flood Warning continues for
the Ohoopee river near Reidsville.
* At 9 am Friday the stage was 12.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Forecast, the river is expected to drop below flood stage early
Sunday morning.
* At 11.0 feet, water enters the back yards of some homes in the Joy
Bluff community.


Lat... Lon 3216 8225 3217 8217 3205 8212 3190 8207
          3192 8217 3204 8221




Public Information Statement

Statement as of 5:00 PM EST on February 12, 2016


To: subscribers:
          -family of services
          -NOAA weather wire service
          -emergency managers weather information network
          -noaaport
          other NWS partners and employees

from: Ron Morales
          warning coordination meteorologist
          National Weather Service Charleston SC

subject: implementation of impact-based special weather statements
          for sub-severe thunderstorms... effective March 1 2016

Update summary: changed 40-55 mph criteria to 45-55 mph.
                  Removed heavy rain criteria.

The National Weather Service forecast office in Charleston SC will
implement impact-based special weather statements for sub-severe
thunderstorms on March 1 2016. This change is part of an ongoing
effort to modify local National Weather Service products to contain
more specific impact-based weather information.

Impact based special weather statements will only be issued for sub-
severe thunderstorms using the following criteria...

+ winds of 45-55 mph.
+ Penny to nickel size hail.
+ Excessive cloud to ground lightning.

In addition... enhanced headlines for mariners to seek safe Harbor on
Lake Moultrie and Eastern Lake Marion in Berkeley County... South
Carolina will be included as appropriate.

For questions regarding this change... please contact...

Ron Morales
warning coordination meteorologist
National Weather Service Charleston SC
843-744-0211
Ron.Morales@noaa.Gov

or

Michael emlaw
meteorologist-in-charge
National Weather Service Charleston SC
843-744-0211
Michael.Emlaw@noaa.Gov

Several examples of hazard-based special weather statements for
sub-severe thunderstorms can be found at the following url
/in all lower case letters/...

http://weather.Gov/chs/sps


Weather Severe Map
Alaska - Winter Weather Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Record Report
Arizona - Record Report
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
California - High Surf Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Wind Chill Warning , Wind Chill Advisory , Special Statement
Delaware - Wind Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory
District of Columbia - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory
Florida - Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Georgia - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Guam - High Surf Advisory
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory
Idaho - Special Statement , Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning , Wind Chill Advisory , Special Statement
Indiana - Winter Weather Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Wind Chill Advisory
Kentucky - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Maine - Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Wind Chill Warning , Wind Chill Warning, Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Warning, Wind Chill Advisory , Special Statement
Maryland - Wind Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory, Winter Weather Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Wind Chill Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Massachusetts - Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory, Winter Weather Advisory , Wind Chill Warning , Special Statement
Michigan - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Wind Chill Advisory , Lake Effect Snow Advisory , Lake Effect Snow Advisory, Wind Chill Advisory , Lake Effect Snow Warning , Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Winter Storm Watch , Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Storm Watch, Wind Chill Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning
Montana - Record Report
Nebraska - Special Statement
New Hampshire - Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Warning , Special Statement
New Jersey - Wind Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Warning , Special Statement
New York - Wind Chill Warning , Wind Chill Warning, Lake Effect Snow Advisory , Lake Effect Snow Warning, Wind Chill Warning , Wind Chill Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Statement , Winter Storm Warning , Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Wind Chill Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Wind Chill Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Ohio - Wind Chill Advisory , Lake Effect Snow Advisory, Wind Chill Advisory , Lake Effect Snow Warning, Wind Chill Advisory , Special Statement
Oregon - Beach Hazard Statement , Air Stagnation Advisory
Pennsylvania - Wind Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory , Lake Effect Snow Advisory, Wind Chill Advisory , Lake Effect Snow Warning, Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Warning , Winter Weather Advisory, Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Warning, Lake Effect Snow Advisory , Wind Chill Warning, Lake Effect Snow Warning , Special Statement
Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement
Rhode Island - Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Warning
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
South Dakota - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory
Tennessee - Flood Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory, Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
Vermont - Wind Chill Warning , Special Statement
Virginia - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Statement , Winter Weather Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory, Winter Weather Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Washington - Areal Flood Watch , Air Stagnation Advisory , Public Information Statement
West Virginia - Wind Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory, Winter Weather Advisory , Wind Chill Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Wisconsin - Wind Chill Advisory , Special Statement
Wyoming - High Wind Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report

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