Richland County, South Carolina
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Flash Flood Watch
GAZ040-063>065-077-SCZ015-016-018-020>022-025>031-035>038-041-
250100-
/O.EXT.KCAE.FF.A.0004.000000T0000Z-170525T0100Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Lincoln-McDuffie-Columbia-Richmond-Burke-Lancaster-Chesterfield-
McCormick-Newberry-Fairfield-Kershaw-Edgefield-Saluda-Lexington-
Richland-Lee-Aiken-Sumter-Barnwell-Orangeburg-Calhoun-Clarendon-
Bamberg-
Including the cities of Lincolnton, Thomson, Martinez, Evans,
Hephzibah, Waynesboro, Lancaster, Elgin, Lancaster Mill, Cheraw,
Pageland, Mccormick, Newberry, Winnsboro, Winnsboro Mills,
Camden, Lugoff, Edgefield, Johnston, Saluda, Ridge Spring,
Seven Oaks, West Columbia, Cayce, Lexington, Red Bank, Oak Grove,
Columbia, Bishopville, Aiken, North Augusta, Sumter, Barnwell,
Williston, Blackville, Orangeburg, Brookdale, St. Matthews,
Manning, Summerton, Bamberg, and Denmark
603 PM EDT Wed May 24 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* Portions of east central Georgia and central South Carolina,
including the following areas, in east central Georgia, Burke,
Columbia, Lincoln, McDuffie, and Richmond. In central South
Carolina, Aiken, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Chesterfield,
Clarendon, Edgefield, Fairfield, Kershaw, Lancaster, Lee,
Lexington, McCormick, Newberry, Orangeburg, Richland, Saluda,
and Sumter.

* Until 9 PM EDT this evening

* Abundant moisture combined with an upper-level system and
stalled frontal boundary across the region will result in
numerous showers and thunderstorms through this evening. Heavy
rain will be possible at times across the watch area. Rainfall
amounts up to 2 inches with locally higher amounts are
possible.

* Flooding may occur in low lying and flood prone locations and
especially in some urban areas. In addition, creeks, streams
and rivers may overflow their banks.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

&&

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Flood Advisory
SCC063-079-252140-
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/COLS1.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
540 PM EDT Wed May 24 2017

The National Weather Service in Columbia has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
The Congaree River At Columbia.
* until Friday afternoon.
* At 5 PM Wednesday the stage was 8.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Advisory stage is 10.0 feet.
* At 10.0 feet...Flooding occurs in flood prone areas near and
downstream from Columbia. Flooding also occurs on parts of the
Cayce and West Columbia river walk.

&&

LAT...LON 3404 8106 3396 8100 3394 8106 3401 8111

$$

Flood Warning
SCC017-063-079-252246-
/O.NEW.KCAE.FL.W.0011.170525T0517Z-170528T0000Z/
/CEAS1.1.ER.170525T0517Z.170525T1800Z.170527T0000Z.NO/
646 PM EDT Wed May 24 2017

The National Weather Service in Columbia has issued a

* Flood Warning for
The Congaree River At Carolina Eastman
* from late tonight to Saturday evening...Or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 645 PM Wednesday the stage was 113.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 115 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage tonight
and crest around 116.2 feet Thursday.
* 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

$$

Tornado Watch
GAC033-073-189-245-SCC003-009-011-017-025-027-037-055-061-063-075-
079-081-085-250100-
/O.EXT.KCAE.TO.A.0263.000000T0000Z-170525T0100Z/

TORNADO WATCH 263, PREVIOUSLY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS
EVENING, IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR THE
FOLLOWING AREAS

IN GEORGIA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 4 COUNTIES

IN EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA

BURKE COLUMBIA MCDUFFIE
RICHMOND

IN SOUTH CAROLINA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 14 COUNTIES

IN CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA

AIKEN BAMBERG BARNWELL
CALHOUN CHESTERFIELD CLARENDON
EDGEFIELD KERSHAW LEE
LEXINGTON ORANGEBURG RICHLAND
SALUDA SUMTER

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF AIKEN, AUGUSTA, BAMBERG, BARNWELL,
BISHOPVILLE, BLACKVILLE, BROOKDALE, CAMDEN, CAYCE, CHERAW,
COLUMBIA, DENMARK, EDGEFIELD, EVANS, JOHNSTON, LEXINGTON, LUGOFF,
MANNING, MARTINEZ, NORTH AUGUSTA, OAK GROVE, ORANGEBURG,
PAGELAND, RED BANK, RIDGE SPRING, SALUDA, SEVEN OAKS,
ST. MATTHEWS, SUMMERTON, SUMTER, THOMSON, WAYNESBORO,
WEST COLUMBIA, AND WILLISTON.

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