154  
WGUS82 KCAE 161507  
FLSCAE  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC  
1007 AM EST WED JAN 16 2019  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN SOUTH  
CAROLINA...  
 
CONGAREE RIVER AT CONGAREE NATIONAL PARK-GADSDEN AFFECTING CALHOUN  
AND RICHLAND COUNTIES  
 
.UPSTREAM RESERVOIR RELEASES CONTINUE TO PRODUCE MINOR FLOODING  
ALONG PORTIONS OF 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.  
 

 
 
SCC017-079-171508-  
/O.EXT.KCAE.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-190118T1200Z/  
/GADS1.1.DR.190115T0510Z.190115T1515Z.190117T1200Z.UU/  
1007 AM EST WED JAN 16 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED FOR  
THE CONGAREE RIVER AT CONGAREE NATIONAL PARK-GADSDEN.  
* UNTIL FRIDAY MORNING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 9 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 15.3 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO SLOWLY FALL AND IS EXPECTED  
TO DROP BELOW FLOOD STAGE THURSDAY MORNING.  
* 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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