Watches, Warnings, and Advisories

Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Lancaster (SCC057) South Carolina Issued by the National Weather Service

 

Flood Advisory Flood Advisory - Lancaster (South Carolina)


Updated:Sun, 08/18/2019 4:52pm EDT
Effective:Sun, 08/18/2019 4:52pm EDT
Expires:Sun, 08/18/2019 6:45pm EDT
Severity:Minor
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Chesterfield; Lancaster
 
Instructions: Most flooding deaths occur in vehicles. Never drive through a flooded roadway. Turn around, don`t drown.

Message summary: The national weather service in columbia has issued a
* urban and small stream flood advisory for poor drainage areas for...
East central lancaster county in central south carolina...
Northwestern chesterfield county in central south carolina...
* until 645 pm edt.
* at 451 pm edt, doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. This will cause urban and small stream flooding. Overflowing poor drainage areas will result in minor flooding in the advisory area. Up to two inches of rain have already fallen.
* some locations that will experience flooding include...
Pageland, ruby, mount croghan, chesterfield ruby middle school, taxahaw, high point fire station, tradesville, central high school and forty acre rock preserve.
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Source: NWS Watches, Warnings or Advisories for zone SCC057

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