Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

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WGUS42 KCAE 210055
FLWCAE
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
855 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

...Observed flooding changed from Minor to Minor severity for the
following rivers in South Carolina...
...Forecast flooding changed from Minor to Moderate severity for the
following rivers in South Carolina...
  Congaree River At Carolina Eastman affecting Calhoun...Lexington
  and Richland Counties

.The Congaree River level at Carolina Eastman continues to rise due to
recent rainfall and releases from reservoirs. At 8PM the level was
117.9 feet. Flood stage is 115 feet.

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 weatherradio...local
media or the internet for further statements and updated forecasts.

&&

SCC017-063-079-220055-
/O.EXT.KCAE.FL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150425T0730Z/
/CEAS1.2.ER.150420T1056Z.150422T0000Z.150424T0730Z.NO/
855 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
 The Congaree River At Carolina Eastman.
* until late Friday night...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8 PM Monday the stage was 117.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 115.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 120.5 feet after
  midnight Wednesday morning. The river will fall below flood stage
  Friday April 24.
* 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.

&&

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

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