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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 1:29 PM EDT on April 24, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 24, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 8 PM EDT this
evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* a portions of central and northern midlands in South Carolina.

* Until 8 PM EDT this evening

* rainfall associated with an upper level low pressure system will
persist across the region through the early portions of tonight.
1 to 3 inches of rain has already fallen and periods of
additional heavy rain will contribute to total rainfall of 2 to
5 inches, with isolated higher amounts possible.

* Grounds are saturated from previous rainfall across the area.
Additional rainfall has the potential to lead to flash
flooding, especially in locations with poor drainage such as
urban areas or in and around culverts. Excessive roadway ponding
is also likely, and at times some roads may become impassable,
especially if drainage ditches overflow onto roadways.

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.




Public Information Statement

Statement as of 4:23 PM EDT on April 24, 2017

Expires 4:23 AM EDT on April 25, 2017


... 48-hour rainfall reports ending at 3:15 PM EDT...

Location amount time/date provider
lower Richland fire station 5.59 in 0330 PM 04/24 rcwinds
horell hill 5.31 in 0330 PM 04/24 rcwinds
screming Eagle-Elgin 5.04 in 0330 PM 04/24 rcwinds
Wateree-McCords Ferry Rd 4.92 in 0330 PM 04/24 rcwinds
Hopkins water tower 4.80 in 0330 PM 04/24 rcwinds
2 se Fort Jackson 4.56 in 0251 PM 04/24 RAWS
gills creek 4.37 in 0330 PM 04/24 rcwinds
detention center 4.25 in 0330 PM 04/24 rcwinds
Pineview-Garners Ferry Rd 4.10 in 0330 PM 04/24 rcwinds
Spring Valley High School 3.82 in 0330 PM 04/24 rcwinds
mlk 3.70 in 0330 PM 04/24 rcwinds
Owens field Airport 3.66 in 0330 PM 04/24 rcwinds
upper Richland campground Rd 3.66 in 0330 PM 04/24 rcwinds
Elders Pond 3.62 in 0330 PM 04/24 rcwinds
Williams Brice Stadium 3.58 in 0330 PM 04/24 rcwinds
Eastover esd 3.50 in 0330 PM 04/24 rcwinds
12 NW Camden 3.97 in 0245 PM 04/24 hads
6 E Jefferson 3.80 in 0314 PM 04/24 RAWS
Congaree run fire station 3.43 in 0330 PM 04/24 rcwinds
Jackson Creek 3.39 in 0330 PM 04/24 rcwinds
Lancaster rain gauge 3.33 in 0215 PM 04/24 GOES
Richland County hq 3.15 in 0330 PM 04/24 rcwinds
3 NE Bishopville 3.10 in 0300 PM 04/24 GOES
6 SW Eastover 3.07 in 0247 PM 04/24 RAWS
Richland County landfill 3.03 in 0330 PM 04/24 rcwinds
Richland County public works 3.00 in 0330 PM 04/24 rcwinds
Irmo fire District 2.99 in 0330 PM 04/24 rcwinds
Waynesboro/Girard 8nnw 2.85 in 0215 PM 04/24 GOES
2 SSE Red Bank 2.81 in 0314 PM 04/24 cwop
gadsen 2.76 in 0330 PM 04/24 rcwinds
utilities-Irmo 2.76 in 0330 PM 04/24 rcwinds
scemd 2.67 in 0330 PM 04/24 rcwinds
USGS raingage 2.67 in 0230 PM 04/24 GOES
8 se New Ellenton 2.57 in 0207 PM 04/24 RAWS
Lexington County admin 2.56 in 0330 PM 04/24 rcwinds
Leesburg-Hwy 61 2.52 in 0330 PM 04/24 rcwinds
Pageland 2.50 in 0315 PM 04/24 public
Columbia Metro Airport 2.47 in 0330 PM 04/24 ASOS
edventure 2.40 in 0330 PM 04/24 rcwinds
Springhill-Chapin 2.36 in 0330 PM 04/24 rcwinds
3 se Pageland 2.36 in 0130 PM 04/24 GOES
8 WSW Snelling 2.32 in 0306 PM 04/24 RAWS
South Fork edisto river 2.30 in 0225 PM 04/24 GOES
Westwood High School 2.28 in 0330 PM 04/24 rcwinds
2 W Blackville 2.23 in 0300 PM 04/24 GOES
Saluda r blo lk Murray d. 2.15 in 0300 PM 04/24 GOES
Orangeburg Airport 2.09 in 0330 PM 04/24 ASOS
4 S New Ellenton 1.75 in 0329 am 04/24 RAWS
6 S Monetta 1.72 in 0230 PM 04/24 hads
Black Creek below chesterfie 1.71 in 0300 PM 04/24 GOES
4 N Mount Carmel 1.57 in 0300 PM 04/24 hads
Augusta Bush Field Airport 1.24 in 0330 PM 04/24 ASOS


Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. We thank all volunteer weather observers
for their dedication. Not all data listed are considered official.


Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 1:29 PM EDT on April 24, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 24, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 8 PM EDT this
evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* a portions of central and northern midlands in South Carolina.

* Until 8 PM EDT this evening

* rainfall associated with an upper level low pressure system will
persist across the region through the early portions of tonight.
1 to 3 inches of rain has already fallen and periods of
additional heavy rain will contribute to total rainfall of 2 to
5 inches, with isolated higher amounts possible.

* Grounds are saturated from previous rainfall across the area.
Additional rainfall has the potential to lead to flash
flooding, especially in locations with poor drainage such as
urban areas or in and around culverts. Excessive roadway ponding
is also likely, and at times some roads may become impassable,
especially if drainage ditches overflow onto roadways.

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.




Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Alaska - Public Information Statement
Arizona - Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch
Arkansas - Flood Warning
California - High Surf Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Lake Wind Advisory
Georgia - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Idaho - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Iowa - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Wind Advisory
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Maryland - High Surf Advisory , Wind Advisory
Michigan - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Missouri - Flood Warning
Montana - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Nebraska - Public Information Statement
Nevada - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory
New Mexico - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , High Wind Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch
New York - Flood Warning
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Coastal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory, Beach Hazard Statement, Flash Flood Watch , High Surf Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Surf Advisory, Beach Hazard Statement , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Oklahoma - Flood Advisory
Oregon - Winter Weather Advisory
Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch, Coastal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
South Dakota - Winter Weather Advisory
Tennessee - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , High Wind Warning , High Wind Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch , Air Quality Alert
Utah - Public Information Statement
Virginia - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , High Surf Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Washington - Winter Weather Advisory
West Virginia - Areal Flood Advisory
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement

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