Flood Statement


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FLSCAE
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Columbia SC
156 PM EST Thu Feb 21 2019
...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 
  
.Rain in the headwaters and reservoir releases will result in 
elevated 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.
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156 PM EST Thu Feb 21 2019
The Flood Warning continues for
  The Congaree River At Carolina Eastman.
* until further notice, or until the warning is cancelled. 
* At 11 AM Thursday the stage was 114.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 115 feet, and moderate flooding begins at 119 feet. 
* Minor flooding is forecast and moderate flooding is possible.
* Forecast...The river will fluctuate between 114 and 116 feet 
  through tonight, then begin rising more steadily on Friday to a 
  crest near 119 feet Saturday night or Sunday.  
* At 115.0 feet...Flooding begins in low-lying areas of the Carolina 
  Eastman Facility, and at the Congaree National Park.
* 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.
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LAT...LON 3396 8100 3387 8092 3379 8097 3394 8106
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156 PM EST Thu Feb 21 2019
The Flood Warning continues for
  The Congaree River At Congaree National Park-Gadsden.
* until further notice, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 1 PM Thursday the stage was 15.2 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 feet Sunday
  night.
* At 15.0 feet...Flooding begins in the Congaree National Park.
* 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.
&&
 
LAT...LON 3384 8090 3380 8083 3377 8085 3380 8091
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