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Public Information Statement

Statement as of 4:42 PM EDT on August 21, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on August 22, 2017


... Santee Cooper dam break exercise Tuesday...

On Tuesday, August 22nd, Santee Cooper will conduct a dam break
exercise for the Santee dam on Lake Marion. As part of the
exercise, NWS Charleston will issue a test Flash Flood Warning for
the area downstream of the dam along the Santee river including
eastern portions of Berkeley County and Charleston County. The
test Flash Flood Warning will be issued shortly after 9 am. Again,
this will only be a test Flash Flood Warning.



442 PM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

... Santee Cooper dam break exercise Tuesday...

On Tuesday, August 22nd, Santee Cooper will conduct a dam break
exercise for the Santee dam on Lake Marion. As part of the
exercise, NWS Charleston will issue a test Flash Flood Warning for
the area downstream of the dam along the Santee river including
eastern portions of Berkeley County and Charleston County. The
test Flash Flood Warning will be issued shortly after 9 am. Again,
this will only be a test Flash Flood Warning.


322 PM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

... Cross NOAA Weather Radio all hazards station is back in
service...

NOAA Weather Radio all hazards transmitter wxm-93 operating on a
frequency of 162.475 mhz is back in service.

We apologize for any inconvenience the outage may have caused.



322 PM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

... Cross NOAA Weather Radio all hazards station is back in
service...

NOAA Weather Radio all hazards transmitter wxm-93 operating on a
frequency of 162.475 mhz is back in service.

We apologize for any inconvenience the outage may have caused.


512 am EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

... Kclx radar is down through at least Tuesday...

The kclx radar has failed, most likely due to a lightning strike.
Parts are on order, but will likely not arrive until Tuesday.
Please use surrounding radars from Jacksonville (kjax), Atlanta
(kffc), Wilmington (kltx) and Columbia (kcae) during the outage.



512 am EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

... Kclx radar is down through at least Tuesday...

The kclx radar has failed, most likely due to a lightning strike.
Parts are on order, but will likely not arrive until Tuesday.
Please use surrounding radars from Jacksonville (kjax), Atlanta
(kffc), Wilmington (kltx) and Columbia (kcae) during the outage.


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