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Flood Warning
Issued: 11:30 AM EST Dec. 12, 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 11 am Wednesday 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 over the next
several days. However, the river will remain above flood
stage through the remainder of the week into the weekend.
* 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.
* 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




1130 am EST Wed Dec 12 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Congaree River at Carolina Eastman.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 11 am Wednesday the stage was 121.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 115.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 121.3 feet early
this afternoon. The river is expected to gradually fall below
flood stage by Friday morning.
* 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: 11:34 AM EST Dec. 12, 2018 – National Weather Service

The flood advisory continues for
the Congaree River at Columbia.
* Until Thursday afternoon.
* At 11 am Wednesday the stage was 15.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue to gradually fall over the next
couple of days. The river is expected to fall below advisory
criteria by Saturday morning.
* Advisory stage is 10.0 feet.
* 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: 11:34 AM EST Dec. 12, 2018 – National Weather Service

The flood advisory continues for
the Congaree River at Columbia.
* Until Thursday afternoon.
* At 11 am Wednesday the stage was 15.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue to gradually fall over the next
couple of days. The river is expected to fall below advisory
criteria by Saturday morning.
* Advisory stage is 10.0 feet.
* 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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