708  
WGUS82 KCAE 190312  
FLSCAE  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC  
1012 PM EST TUE DEC 18 2018  
 
...THE RIVER FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVER  
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  
 
.HIGH VOLUME FLOW FROM A COMBINATION OF UPSTREAM RESERVOIR  
RELEASES AND SWOLLEN TRIBUTARIES IS RESULTING IN FLOODING  
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.  
 

 
 
SCC017-063-079-200312-  
/O.CON.KCAE.FL.W.0036.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/CEAS1.2.ER.181209T1321Z.181211T0100Z.000000T0000Z.UU/  
1012 PM EST TUE DEC 18 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE CONGAREE RIVER AT  
CAROLINA EASTMAN.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 10 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 119.4 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 115 FEET.  
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS  
FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER AT CAROLINA EASTMAN WILL CONTINUE  
TO FALL SLOWLY AND BE NEAR 119 FEET WEDNESDAY AND 118 FEET  
THURSDAY.  
* AT 119 FEET...EXTENSIVE FLOODING OCCURS IN THE CONGAREE  
NATIONAL PARK. SOME AREA FARMLAND IS FLOODED. MINOR  
FLOODING OCCURS AT THE CAROLINA EASTMAN FACILITY.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3396 8100 3387 8092 3379 8097 3394 8106  
 

 
 
SCC017-079-200312-  
/O.CON.KCAE.FL.W.0037.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/GADS1.1.ER.181209T1225Z.181217T2245Z.000000T0000Z.UU/  
1012 PM EST TUE DEC 18 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE CONGAREE RIVER AT  
CONGAREE NATIONAL PARK-GADSDEN.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 9 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 17.4 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER AT CONGAREE NATIONAL PARK-GADSDEN WILL  
CONTINUE TO FALL SLOWLY AND WILL BE NEAR 17 FEET WEDNESDAY  
AND 16.5 FEET THURSDAY.  
* AT 17 FEET...THE ACCESS ROAD TO THE SANDY RUN SUBDIVISION  
IS FLOODED. ALSO, THE LOWER BOARDWALK IN THE CONGAREE  
NATIONAL PARK IS FLOODED BY CEDAR CREEK.  
 

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

 
 
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