981  
WGUS42 KCAE 040818  
FLWCAE  
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC  
318 AM EST MON MAR 4 2019  
 
...FORECAST FLOODING CHANGED FROM MINOR TO MODERATE SEVERITY FOR THE  
FOLLOWING RIVERS IN SOUTH CAROLINA...  
CONGAREE RIVER AT CAROLINA EASTMAN AFFECTING CALHOUN...LEXINGTON  
AND RICHLAND COUNTIES  
 
.RAIN IN THE HEADWATERS AND RESERVOIR RELEASES WILL RESULT IN  
ELEVATED STAGES ALONG THE CONGAREE RIVER.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
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.  
 

 
 
SCC017-063-079-050818-  
/O.EXT.KCAE.FL.W.0023.000000T0000Z-190309T0051Z/  
/CEAS1.2.ER.190302T1129Z.190304T1200Z.190308T0051Z.UU/  
318 AM EST MON MAR 4 2019  
   
..FORECAST FLOODING INCREASED FROM MINOR TO MODERATE SEVERITY
 
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE CONGAREE RIVER AT CAROLINA EASTMAN.  
* UNTIL FRIDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 3 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 118.8 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 115.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 119.1 FEET EARLY  
THIS AFTERNOON. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE THURSDAY  
MARCH 07.  
* 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  
 

 
 
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