690  
WGUS82 KCAE 180140  
FLSCAE  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC  
940 PM EDT THU SEP 17 2020  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES 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 ASSOCIATED WITH THE REMNANTS OF SALLEY WILL  
CONTINUE TO PRODUCE ELEVATED RIVER STAGES 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.  
 

 
 
SCC017-063-079-190139-  
/O.EXT.KCAE.FL.W.0065.000000T0000Z-200922T1330Z/  
/CEAS1.1.ER.200917T1821Z.200920T1200Z.200921T1330Z.UU/  
940 PM EDT THU SEP 17 2020  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED FOR  
THE CONGAREE RIVER AT CAROLINA EASTMAN.  
* UNTIL TUESDAY MORNING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 8 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 116.0 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 115.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 118.0 FEET BY  
SUNDAY MORNING. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY LATE  
MONDAY MORNING.  
* AT 119.0 FEET...EXTENSIVE FLOODING OCCURS IN THE CONGAREE NATIONAL  
PARK. SOME AREA FARMLAND IS FLOODED. MINOR FLOODING OCCURS AT THE  
CAROLINA EASTMAN FACILITY.  
* 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  
 

 
 
SCC017-079-190139-  
/O.EXT.KCAE.FL.W.0066.000000T0000Z-200923T1500Z/  
/GADS1.1.ER.200917T1815Z.200919T0000Z.200922T1500Z.UU/  
940 PM EDT THU SEP 17 2020  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED FOR  
THE CONGAREE RIVER AT CONGAREE NATIONAL PARK-GADSDEN.  
* UNTIL WEDNESDAY MORNING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 9 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 15.5 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 16.5 FEET BY  
TOMORROW EVENING. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY LATE  
TUESDAY MORNING.  
* 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. THIS  
WILL BEGIN TO PRODUCE FLOODING OF PORTIONS OF THE LOWER BOARDWALK.  
 

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

 
 
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