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WGUS82 KCAE 152010  
FLSCAE  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC  
410 PM EDT MON OCT 15 2018  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN  
SOUTH CAROLINA...  
 
PEE DEE RIVER AT CHERAW AFFECTING CHESTERFIELD AND MARLBORO  
COUNTIES  
 
.THE PEE DEE RIVER AT CHERAW HAS DROPPED BACK DOWN BELOW FLOOD  
STAGE. IT WILL CONTINUE TO DROP SLOWLY OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS.  
RIVER LEVELS WILL STILL BE HIGHER THAN NORMAL THE NEXT DAY OR  
TWO, SO USE CAUTION IN AND AROUND THE 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.  
 

 
 
SCC025-069-152040-  
/O.CAN.KCAE.FL.W.0018.000000T0000Z-181016T1945Z/  
/CHES1.2.ER.181012T0618Z.181014T1315Z.181015T1853Z.NO/  
410 PM EDT MON OCT 15 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR  
THE PEE DEE RIVER AT CHERAW.  
* AT 3 PM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 29.8 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 30.0 FEET.  
* THE RIVER FELL BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT 2 PM MONDAY.  
* AT 30.0 FEET...THE HIGHER BANK BEGINS TO FLOOD. LARGE AREAS OF  
FARMLAND AND RIVER BOTTOMLAND NEAR CHERAW WILL BE FLOODED. PORTIONS  
OF RIVERSIDE PARK BECOME FLOODED.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3455 7984 3455 7990 3480 8002 3480 7994  
 

 
 
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