Weather Alerts

Flash Flood Watch

The following areas are affected:

  • Orangeburg
  • Clarendon

Lincoln-McDuffie-Columbia-Richmond-Burke-Lancaster-Chesterfield-
McCormick-Newberry-Fairfield-Kershaw-Edgefield-Saluda-Lexington-
Richland-Lee-Aiken-Sumter-Barnwell-Orangeburg-Calhoun-Clarendon-
Bamberg-
Including the cities of Lincolnton, Thomson, Martinez, Evans,
Hephzibah, Waynesboro, Lancaster, Elgin, Lancaster Mill, Cheraw,
Pageland, Mccormick, Newberry, Winnsboro, Winnsboro Mills,
Camden, Lugoff, Edgefield, Johnston, Saluda, Ridge Spring,
Seven Oaks, West Columbia, Cayce, Lexington, Red Bank, Oak Grove,
Columbia, Bishopville, Aiken, North Augusta, Sumter, Barnwell,
Williston, Blackville, Orangeburg, Brookdale, St. Matthews,
Manning, Summerton, Bamberg, and Denmark
413 AM EDT Wed May 24 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of east central Georgia and central South Carolina,
including the following areas, in east central Georgia, Burke,
Columbia, Lincoln, McDuffie, and Richmond. In central South
Carolina, Aiken, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Chesterfield,
Clarendon, Edgefield, Fairfield, Kershaw, Lancaster, Lee,
Lexington, McCormick, Newberry, Orangeburg, Richland, Saluda,
and Sumter.

* Through this evening

* Abundant moisture combined with an upper-level system and
stalled frontal boundary across the region will result in
numerous showers and thunderstorms through this evening. Heavy
rain will be possible at times across the watch area. Rainfall
amounts up to 2 inches with locally higher amounts are possible.

* Flooding may occur in low lying and flood prone locations and
especially in some urban areas. In addition, creeks, streams
and rivers may overflow their banks.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

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Flash Flood Watch

The following areas are affected:

  • Georgetown
  • Williamsburg

Robeson-Bladen-Columbus-Inland Pender-Coastal Pender-
Inland New Hanover-Coastal New Hanover-Inland Brunswick-
Coastal Brunswick-Marlboro-Darlington-Dillon-Florence-Marion-
Williamsburg-Inland Horry-Coastal Horry-Inland Georgetown-
Coastal Georgetown-
Including the cities of Lumberton, Elizabethtown, Bladenboro,
Whiteville, Tabor City, Chadbourn, Lake Waccamaw, Burgaw,
Surf City, Wilmington, Masonboro, Myrtle Grove, Ogden,
Carolina Beach, Seagate, Boiling Spring Lakes, Leland, Shallotte,
Oak Island, Long Beach, Southport, Sunset Beach, Bennettsville,
McColl, Hartsville, Darlington, North Hartsville, Dillon,
Florence, Marion, Mullins, Kingstree, Conway, Red Hill,
Myrtle Beach, Socastee, North Myrtle Beach, Garden City,
Little River, Andrews, Georgetown, and Murrells Inlet
316 AM EDT Wed May 24 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of southeast North Carolina and northeast South
Carolina, including the following areas, in southeast North
Carolina, Bladen, Coastal Brunswick, Coastal New Hanover,
Coastal Pender, Columbus, Inland Brunswick, Inland New
Hanover, Inland Pender, and Robeson. In northeast South
Carolina, Coastal Georgetown, Coastal Horry, Darlington,
Dillon, Florence, Inland Georgetown, Inland Horry, Marion,
Marlboro, and Williamsburg.

* Through this evening

* Additional excessive rainfall is possible this afternoon and
evening where thunderstorms with heavy rain repeatedly move over
the same area. Widespread additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2
inches are likely with the possibility of up to 4 inches in
spots.

* The potential for flash flooding will be highest in areas of
poor drainage.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

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