Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
1037 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

...The National Weather Service in Columbia has issued a flood
warning for the following rivers in South Carolina...

  Pee Dee River At Cheraw affecting Chesterfield and Marlboro
  Counties

.Recent heavy rainfalls and dam releases upstream continue to cause
the Pee Dee River at Cheraw to rise. The river is forecast to rise
above 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.

&&

SCC025-069-221437-
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/CHES1.1.ER.150421T2100Z.150422T1200Z.150423T0234Z.NO/
1037 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

The National Weather Service in Columbia has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Pee Dee River At Cheraw
* from this afternoon to Thursday evening...Or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At  9 AM Tuesday the stage was 27.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 30.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* forecast...The river will rise above flood stage this afternoon
 And crest around 31.0 feet tomorrow morning. The river will fall
below flood stage Wednesday April 22.
* 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 3480 7994 3480 8002 3455 7990 3455 7984

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