Flood Statement


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FLSCAE
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Columbia SC
1100 AM EST Fri Dec 14 2018
...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in South 
Carolina..
  Congaree River At Carolina Eastman affecting Calhoun...Lexington 
  and Richland Counties 
  
  Congaree River At Congaree National Park-Gadsden affecting Calhoun 
  and Richland Counties 
  
.Moderate to heavy rainfall combined with upstream dam releases will
continue minor to moderate flooding along the Congaree River downstream
of Columbia.
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.
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1100 AM EST Fri Dec 14 2018
The Flood Warning continues for
  The Congaree River At Carolina Eastman.
* until further notice...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 10 AM Friday the stage was 119.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 115.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 122.0 feet early 
  Monday afternoon.
* 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.
* At 115.0 feet...Flooding occurs in low lying areas of the Carolina 
  Eastman Facility and at the Congaree National Park.
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LAT...LON 3396 8100 3387 8092 3379 8097 3394 8106
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1100 AM EST Fri Dec 14 2018
The Flood Warning continues for
  The Congaree River At Congaree National Park-Gadsden.
* until further notice...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 10 AM Friday the stage was 17.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 17.4 feet Tuesday
  morning.
* At 18.0 feet...Several homes in the Sandy Run subdivision along the 
  river become flooded. At 18 feet the river covers the Weston Lake  
  overlook in the Congaree National Park. Between 18 and 18.5 feet 
  the river begins to cover sections of the elevated boardwalk.
* At 17.0 feet...The access road to the Sandy Run subdivision becomes 
  flooded. The lower boardwalk in the Congaree National Park becomes 
  flooded by Cedar Creek.
* At 15.0 feet...Flooding begins in the Congaree National Park.
&&
 
LAT...LON 3384 8090 3380 8083 3377 8085 3380 8091
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