Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

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WGUS82 KCAE 210917
FLSCAE
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
517 AM EDT MON APR 21 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN SOUTH
CAROLINA...

  PEE DEE RIVER AT CHERAW AFFECTING CHESTERFIELD AND MARLBORO COUNTIES

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

  WATEREE RIVER AT LAKE WATEREE AFFECTING FAIRFIELD...KERSHAW AND
  LANCASTER COUNTIES



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.

&&

SCC017-063-079-220917-
/O.CON.KCAE.FL.W.0015.000000T0000Z-140424T0454Z/
/CEAS1.1.ER.140420T1029Z.140421T1200Z.140423T0454Z.NO/
517 AM EDT MON APR 21 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE CONGAREE RIVER AT CAROLINA EASTMAN.
* UNTIL LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  4 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 117.8 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 115.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 118.8 FEET today.
* AT 119.0 FEET...EXTENSIVE FLOODING OCCURS IN THE CONGAREE NATIONAL
  PARK. SOME AREA FARMLAND IS FLOODED. MINOR FLOODING OCCURS AT THE
  CAROLINA EASTMAN FACILITY.

&&

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

$$

SCC025-069-220917-
/O.EXT.KCAE.FL.W.0016.000000T0000Z-140423T0207Z/
/CHES1.1.ER.140420T1932Z.140421T0710Z.140422T0207Z.NO/
517 AM EDT MON APR 21 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED FOR
  THE PEE DEE RIVER AT CHERAW.
* UNTIL TUESDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  4 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 31.6 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 30.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL...GOING BELOW FLOOD
  STAGE BY TONIGHT.
* AT 30.0 FEET...THE HIGHER BANK BEGINS TO FLOOD. LARGE AREAS OF
  FARMLAND AND RIVER BOTTOMLAND NEAR CHERAW WILL BE FLOODED.

&&

LAT...LON 3480 7994 3480 8002 3455 7990 3455 7984

$$

SCC039-055-057-220916-
/O.CON.KCAE.FL.W.0017.000000T0000Z-140425T0000Z/
/WATS1.1.ER.140421T0500Z.140422T0000Z.140424T0000Z.NO/
517 AM EDT MON APR 21 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE WATEREE RIVER AT LAKE WATEREE.
* UNTIL THURSDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT  4 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 100.2 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 100.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL REACH 100.6 FEET BY THIS EVENING
  AND FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE WEDNESDAY EVENING.
* AT 100.4 FEET...THE WATER BEGINS TO OVERFLOW ONE OR MORE MARINAS AND
  PIERS ALONG THE NORTHWEST SHORES.

&&

LAT...LON 3450 8085 3432 8063 3428 8075 3447 8098

$$



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