Watches, Warnings, and Advisories

Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Lancaster (SCC057) South Carolina Issued by the National Weather Service

 

Flood Warning Flood Warning - Lancaster (South Carolina)


Updated:Wed, 04/26/2017 3:52am EDT
Effective:Wed, 04/26/2017 3:52am EDT
Expires:Sat, 04/29/2017 8:00am EDT
Severity:Moderate
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Fairfield; Kershaw; Lancaster
 
Instructions: 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.

Message summary: ...the flood warning continues for the following rivers in south carolina...
Congaree river at carolina eastman affecting calhoun...lexington and richland counties
...the flood warning continues for the following rivers in south carolina.. Pee dee river at cheraw affecting chesterfield and marlboro counties wateree river at lake wateree affecting fairfield...kershaw and lancaster counties .rainfall from 2 to 6 inches has fallen across the yadkin...
Pee dee and broad river basins. These amounts combined with upstream reservoir releases will produce flooding at some of the river forecast points. The flood warning continues for the wateree river at lake wateree.
* until saturday morning...or until the warning is cancelled.
* at 2 am wednesday the stage was 100.7 feet.
* flood stage is 100.0 feet.
* minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* forecast...the river will reach 100.9 feet by this morning and fall below flood stage friday morning.
* at 100.5 feet...several yards and docks in low lying areas around lake wateree begin to flood. &&
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