563  
WGUS42 KCAE 142122  
FLWCAE  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC  
422 PM EST MON JAN 14 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  
 
 
.RUNOFF INTO UPSTREAM BASINS COMBINED WITH RESERVOIR RELEASES WILL  
PRODUCE HIGH FLOWS ALONG THE CONGAREE RIVER THIS EVENING THROUGH  
TUESDAY.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
SCC017-063-079-152122-  
/O.NEW.KCAE.FL.W.0007.190115T0848Z-190117T0430Z/  
/CEAS1.1.DR.190115T0848Z.190115T1800Z.190116T0430Z.UU/  
422 PM EST MON JAN 14 2019  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN COLUMBIA HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE CONGAREE RIVER AT CAROLINA EASTMAN  
* FROM LATE TONIGHT TO TUESDAY EVENING, OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS  
CANCELLED.  
* AT 4 PM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 112.5 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 115.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE EARLY TUESDAY  
MORNING, AND CREST AROUND 115.9 FEET IN THE EARLY AFTERNOON.  
THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY LATE TUESDAY EVENING.  
* AT 115.0 FEET...FLOODING BEGINS 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  
 

 
 
SCC017-079-152122-  
/O.NEW.KCAE.FL.W.0008.190115T2015Z-190118T0600Z/  
/GADS1.1.DR.190115T2015Z.190116T0600Z.190117T0600Z.UU/  
422 PM EST MON JAN 14 2019  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN COLUMBIA HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE CONGAREE RIVER AT CONGAREE NATIONAL PARK-GADSDEN  
* FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON TO LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT, OR UNTIL THE  
WARNING IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 3 PM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 14.0 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE TUESDAY  
AFTERNOON, AND CREST AROUND 15.7 FEET LATE TUESDAY NIGHT.  
IT WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE WEDNESDAY EVENING AROUND MIDNIGHT.  
* AT 15.0 FEET...FLOODING BEGINS IN THE CONGAREE NATIONAL PARK.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3384 8090 3380 8083 3377 8085 3380 8091  
 

 
ACM  
 
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