Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

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WGUS42 KCAE 200955
FLWCAE
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
555 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN COLUMBIA HAS ISSUED A RIVER FLOOD
WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVER IN SOUTH CAROLINA...

  CONGAREE RIVER AT CAROLINA EASTMAN AFFECTING CALHOUN...LEXINGTON
  AND RICHLAND COUNTIES

.HEAVY RAIN AND RESERVOIR RELEASE HAS RESULTED IN HIGH STAGES
ALONG THE CONGAREE RIVER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...NEVER DRIVE VEHICLES THROUGH FLOODED AREAS. THE
WATER MAY BE TOO DEEP TO ALLOW SAFE PASSAGE. NEVER ALLOW CHILDREN TO
PLAY IN OR NEAR FLOOD WATERS. STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...
LOCAL MEDIA OR THE INTERNET FOR FURTHER STATEMENTS AND UPDATED
FORECASTS.

&&

SCC017-063-079-210955-
/O.NEW.KCAE.FL.W.0015.140420T1200Z-140423T1130Z/
/CEAS1.1.ER.140420T1200Z.140421T0000Z.140422T1130Z.NO/
555 AM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN COLUMBIA HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
  THE CONGAREE RIVER AT CAROLINA EASTMAN
* UNTIL WEDNESDAY MORNING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 5 AM THIS MORNING THE STAGE WAS 114.4 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 115 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE THIS MORNING
  AND CREST AROUND 116.5 FEET THIS EVENING.
* AT 115 FEET...FLOODING OCCURS IN LOW LYING AREAS OF THE CAROLINA
  EASTMAN FACILITY AND AT THE CONGAREE NATIONAL PARK.

&&

LAT...LON 3396 8100 3387 8092 3379 8097 3394 8106

$$




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