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Flood Warning
Issued: 4:42 AM EST Dec. 13, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Congaree River at Congaree National Park-Gadsden.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 4 am Thursday the stage was 17.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to a stage of 17.1 feet
by this evening.
* 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




442 am EST Thu Dec 13 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Congaree River at Carolina Eastman.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 2 am Thursday the stage was 120.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 115.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to a stage of 119.8 feet
by this evening.
* 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.


Lat... Lon 3396 8100 3387 8092 3379 8097 3394 8106




Flood Advisory
Issued: 4:45 AM EST Dec. 13, 2018 – National Weather Service

The flood advisory continues for
the Congaree River at Columbia.
* Until this evening.
* At 4 am Thursday the stage was 14.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will fall to around 10.9 feet by tomorrow
morning. However, the river may rise again into the weekend.
* Advisory stage is 10.0 feet.
* At 16.0 feet... old State Road, SC 66, below Cayce becomes flooded.
* At 14.0 feet... roads in low lying areas and swampland downstream
from Columbia become flooded. Most of the Cayce and West Columbia
river walk is flooded.
* At 13.0 feet... flooding occurs in flood prone areas near and
downstream from Columbia. Flooding also occurs over much of the
Cayce and West Columbia river walk.
* 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 Advisory
Issued: 4:45 AM EST Dec. 13, 2018 – National Weather Service

The flood advisory continues for
the Congaree River at Columbia.
* Until this evening.
* At 4 am Thursday the stage was 14.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will fall to around 10.9 feet by tomorrow
morning. However, the river may rise again into the weekend.
* Advisory stage is 10.0 feet.
* At 16.0 feet... old State Road, SC 66, below Cayce becomes flooded.
* At 14.0 feet... roads in low lying areas and swampland downstream
from Columbia become flooded. Most of the Cayce and West Columbia
river walk is flooded.
* At 13.0 feet... flooding occurs in flood prone areas near and
downstream from Columbia. Flooding also occurs over much of the
Cayce and West Columbia river walk.
* 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




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