085  
WGUS82 KCAE 270910  
FLSCAE  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC  
410 AM EST THU FEB 27 2020  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN SOUTH CAROLINA...  
 
CONGAREE RIVER AT CONGAREE NATIONAL PARK-GADSDEN AFFECTING CALHOUN  
AND RICHLAND COUNTIES  
 
NORTH FORK EDISTO RIVER AT ORANGEBURG AFFECTING ORANGEBURG COUNTY  
 
 
.RUNOFF FROM RECENT RAINS COMBINED WITH UPSTREAM DAM RELEASES WILL  
CONTINUE TO FLUCTUATE RIVER LEVELS ALONG PORTIONS OF THE CONGAREE  
AND NORTH FORK OF THE EDISTO AT OR ABOVE MINOR FLOOD STAGE.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
SCC017-079-280909-  
/O.CON.KCAE.FL.W.0024.000000T0000Z-200301T1500Z/  
/GADS1.1.ER.200219T1015Z.200223T0445Z.200229T1500Z.UU/  
410 AM EST THU FEB 27 2020  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE CONGAREE RIVER AT CONGAREE NATIONAL PARK-GADSDEN.  
* UNTIL SUNDAY MORNING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 3 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 14.8 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE AFTER MIDNIGHT  
TOMORROW AND CREST AROUND 15.6 FEET TOMORROW EVENING.  
THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY LATE SATURDAY MORNING.  
* 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  
 

 
 
SCC075-280909-  
/O.CON.KCAE.FL.W.0026.000000T0000Z-200228T1800Z/  
/ORBS1.1.ER.200220T2345Z.200222T0700Z.200227T1800Z.NO/  
410 AM EST THU FEB 27 2020  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE NORTH FORK EDISTO RIVER AT ORANGEBURG.  
* UNTIL FRIDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 4 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 8.0 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL...GOING BELOW FLOOD  
STAGE BY EARLY THIS AFTERNOON.  
* AT 8.0 FEET...SOME MINOR FLOODING OCCURS ALONG THE BOARDWALK AT  
EDISTO GARDENS. DOWNSTREAM FROM THE HIGHWAY 301 BRIDGE, SOME ROADS  
OFF CHIQUITA STREET NEAR THE RIVER BEGIN TO FLOOD.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3355 8092 3342 8082 3336 8091 3354 8100  
 

 
 
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