Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

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WGUS82 KCAE 302032
FLSCAE

Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Columbia SC
432 PM EDT Fri Sep 30 2022

SCC017-039-055-057-063-071-075-079-081-085-302330-
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Calhoun SC-Fairfield SC-Kershaw SC-Lancaster SC-Lexington SC-
Newberry SC-Orangeburg SC-Richland SC-Saluda SC-Sumter SC-
432 PM EDT Fri Sep 30 2022

...FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 730 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Urban and small stream flooding caused by excessive
  rainfall is expected.

* WHERE...A portion of central South Carolina, including the
  following areas, Calhoun, Fairfield, Kershaw, Lancaster,
  Lexington, Newberry, Orangeburg, Richland, Saluda and Sumter.

* WHEN...Until 730 PM EDT.

* IMPACTS...Minor flooding in low-lying and poor drainage areas.
  Overflowing poor drainage areas. Ponding of water in urban or
  other areas is occurring or is imminent.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
  - At 432 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
    thunderstorms. This will cause urban and small stream
    flooding. Between 1 and 3 inches of rain have fallen.
  - Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are expected
    over the area. This additional rain will result in minor
    flooding.
  - Some locations that will experience flooding include...
    Columbia, Sumter, Lexington, West Columbia, Cayce, Irmo,
    Forest Acres, Newberry, Winnsboro, Springdale, Dentsville,
    St. Andrews, Oak Grove, Highway 6 at Lake Murray Dam, Red
    Bank, McEntire Air Base, VC Summer Nuclear Station, Shaw Air
    Base, South Congaree and Pine Ridge.
  - This includes the following highways...
    Interstate 126 between mile markers 0 and 3.
    Interstate 26 between mile markers 72 and 144.
    Interstate 20 in South Carolina between mile markers 48 and
    93.
    Interstate 77 between mile markers 0 and 44.
  - http://www.floodsafety.noaa.gov

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Be aware of your surroundings and do not drive on flooded roads.

Most flooding deaths occur in vehicles. Never drive through a
flooded roadway or around barricades. Turn around, don`t drown.

Report any flooding directly to the Columbia National Weather
Service at 803 234 4115 when it is safe to do so. You can also send
reports by Facebook or Twitter to NWSColumbia or by e-mail at
NWS.Columbia@noaa.gov.

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LAT...LON 3416 8160 3432 8166 3447 8089 3446 8088
      3444 8086 3429 8072 3410 8059 3406 8051
      3402 8041 3372 8062 3372 8063 3360 8080
      3350 8094 3398 8143


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