Expired: Flash Flood Warning For Columbus County Until 12:15 PM

Written by on May 28, 2018 in Tropics

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
1012 AM EDT MON MAY 28 2018

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for…
Southwestern Columbus County in southeastern North Carolina…
Horry County in northeastern South Carolina…

* Until 1215 PM EDT.

* At 1014 AM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain across the
warned area, where 2 to 3 inches of rain has fallen already this
morning. Dangerous flooding is expected through at least midday.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Myrtle Beach, Conway, Surfside Beach, Myrtle Beach Airport,
Socastee, Red Hill, Garden City, Tabor City, Loris, Chadbourn,
Bethel, Hickory Grove, Homewood, Horry Georgetown Technical College
Conway Campus, Adrian, Nakina, Bughill, Nixonville, Barefoot
Landing Area Of North Myrtle Beach and Southeastern Community
College.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as
well as other drainage areas and low lying spots. Stay away from
flooded ditches. If you encounter flooding, turn around, don’t drown.

A Flash Flood Warning means that dangerous flooding is imminent or
occurring. Residents within the warned area should take immediate
precautions to protect life and property.

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