...The National Weather Service in Columbia SC has issued a Flood
Warning for the following rivers in South Carolina...
Saluda River At Chappells affecting Newberry, Greenwood and
...FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS MORNING TO EARLY SUNDAY
* WHAT...Minor flooding is forecast.
* WHERE...Saluda River At Chappells.
* WHEN...From this morning to early Sunday morning.
* IMPACTS...At 14.0 feet, Lowlands around and downstream from
Chappells become flooded. Cattle grazing river bottomland should
be moved to higher ground.
At 16.0 feet, Extensive farmland and river bottomland around and
downstream from Chappells become flooded.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
- At 9:15 AM EST Friday the stage was 10.1 feet.
- Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage
late this afternoon to a crest of 14.8 feet this evening. It
will then fall below flood stage just after midnight tonight.
- Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
Residents and those with interests near the river should monitor
rising water levels and take action if necessary.
Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks.
Additional information is available at www.weather.gov.