Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

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WGUS42 KCAE 250149
FLWCAE
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Columbia SC
949 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

...Forecast flooding changed from Minor to Moderate severity for the
following rivers in South Carolina...

  Congaree River At Carolina Eastman affecting Calhoun...Lexington
  and Richland Counties

.Heavy rainfall occurred Monday and Monday night. The result will
be high flows along the Congaree River. Moderate flooding is forecast
at the Congaree River at Carolina Eastman.

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.

&&

SCC017-063-079-260148-
/O.EXT.KCAE.FL.W.0005.180425T0206Z-180429T2040Z/
/CEAS1.2.ER.180425T0206Z.180427T0600Z.180428T2040Z.NO/
949 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
 The Congaree River At Carolina Eastman.
* until Sunday afternoon...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  5 PM Tuesday the stage was 113.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 115.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* forecast...The river will rise above flood stage tonight
 And crest around 119.8 feet after midnight Friday morning. The river
will fall below flood stage Saturday April 28.
* 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

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