745  
WGUS42 KCAE 110728  
FLWCAE  
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC  
328 AM EDT TUE JUN 11 2019  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN COLUMBIA HAS ISSUED A FLOOD  
WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN SOUTH CAROLINA...  
 
CONGAREE RIVER AT CAROLINA EASTMAN AFFECTING CALHOUN...LEXINGTON  
AND RICHLAND COUNTIES  
 
CONGAREE RIVER AT CONGAREE NATIONAL PARK-GADSDEN AFFECTING CALHOUN  
AND RICHLAND COUNTIES  
 
.HEAVY RAIN OVER THE PAST WEEK AND UPSTREAM RESERVOIR RELEASES IS CAUSING  
WATER TO RISE RAPIDLY ON THE CONGAREE RIVER. MINOR FLOODING IS LIKELY OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
SCC017-063-079-120728-  
/O.NEW.KCAE.FL.W.0037.190611T0728Z-190613T1030Z/  
/CEAS1.1.ER.190611T0550Z.190611T1200Z.190612T1030Z.UU/  
328 AM EDT TUE JUN 11 2019  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN COLUMBIA HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE CONGAREE RIVER AT CAROLINA EASTMAN  
* UNTIL THURSDAY MORNING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 2 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 115.6 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 115.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 117.5 FEET THIS  
MORNING. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE WEDNESDAY JUNE 12.  
* 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  
 

 
 
SCC017-079-120728-  
/O.NEW.KCAE.FL.W.0038.190611T1536Z-190614T1424Z/  
/GADS1.1.ER.190611T1536Z.190612T1200Z.190613T1424Z.UU/  
328 AM EDT TUE JUN 11 2019  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN COLUMBIA HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE CONGAREE RIVER AT CONGAREE NATIONAL PARK-GADSDEN  
* FROM THIS MORNING TO FRIDAY MORNING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS  
CANCELLED.  
* AT 3 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 14.3 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE LATE THIS MORNING  
AND CREST AROUND 16.4 FEET TOMORROW MORNING. THE RIVER WILL FALL  
BELOW FLOOD STAGE THURSDAY JUNE 13.  
* 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  
 

 
 
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