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Do not drive cars through flooded areas. The water depth and road condition may be unsafe. Additional information is available at https://water.weather.gov/ahps2/ Stay tuned for further updates by listening to NOAA weather radio... or your local radio and TV stations.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued February 28 at 5:48PM EST until February 28 at 6:15PM EST by NWS Columbia SC

At 548 PM EST, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Prosperity to 6 miles northwest of Wrightsboro, moving east at 35 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to trees and powerlines. Locations impacted include... North Augusta, Grovetown, Evans, Thomson, Batesburg-Leesville, Martinez, Edgefield, Saluda, Harlem, Johnston, Ridge Spring, Clarks Hill Recreation Area, Edgefield County Airport, Mistletoe State Park, Wrightsboro, Village Plaza Shopping Center, J. Strom Thurmond Dam, Thomson-McDuffie County Airport, Appling, and Riverwood. This includes the following highways... Interstate 20 in Georgia between mile markers 166 and 201. Interstate 20 in South Carolina near mile marker 0.

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Area
Columbia, GA; Lincoln, GA; McDuffie, GA; Edgefield, SC; McCormick, SC; Saluda, SC

Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement issued February 28 at 5:46PM EST by NWS Columbia SC

At 545 PM EST, strong thunderstorms were reported along a line extending from Great Falls to 10 miles west of Saluda County Airport. Movement was southeast at 35 mph. ...Boaters on Lake Murray Should Seek Safe Harbor... ...Boaters on Lake Wateree Should Seek Safe Harbor... HAZARD...Wind gusts up to 50 mph. SOURCE...Radar. IMPACT...Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around unsecured objects. Locations impacted include... Columbia, Lexington, West Columbia, Cayce, Irmo, Forest Acres, Camden, Batesburg-Leesville, Winnsboro, Springdale, Dentsville, Oak Grove, Lake Wateree Dam, St. Andrews, VC Summer Nuclear Station, Highway 6 at Lake Murray Dam, Red Bank, Saluda, Prosperity, and Arcadia Lakes. This includes the following highways... Interstate 126 between mile markers 0 and 3. Interstate 20 in South Carolina between mile markers 47 and 105. Interstate 26 between mile markers 81 and 113. Interstate 77 between mile markers 10 and 46.

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Area
Chesterfield; Newberry; Fairfield; Kershaw; Saluda; Lexington; Richland; Southern Lancaster

Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement issued February 28 at 5:28PM EST by NWS Columbia SC

At 528 PM EST, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along a line extending from near Wingate to Buford to Fishing Creek Reservoir. Movement was east at 65 mph. HAZARD...Wind gusts up to 50 mph. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around unsecured objects. Locations impacted include... Cheraw, Pageland, Kershaw, Chesterfield, Elgin, Heath Springs, Cheraw State Park, Northeastern Technical College, Cheraw Municipal Airport, Carolina Sandhills Wildlife Refuge, Mt Pisgah, Buford, Mcbee, Jefferson, Society Hill, Ruby, Patrick, Mount Croghan, McFarlan, and Chesterfield Ruby Middle School.

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Area
Chesterfield; Kershaw; Southern Lancaster

Lake Wind Advisory

Lake Wind Advisory issued February 28 at 3:29PM EST until February 29 at 7:00AM EST by NWS Charleston SC

* WHAT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots, becoming north after midnight, and waves 1 to 2 feet expected. * WHERE...Lake Moultrie. * WHEN...Until 7 AM EST Thursday. * IMPACTS...Strong winds and rough waves on Lake Moultrie will create hazardous conditions for small craft.

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Area
Inland Berkeley

Lake Wind Advisory

Lake Wind Advisory issued February 28 at 1:42PM EST until February 29 at 7:00AM EST by NWS Columbia SC

* WHAT...Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. * WHERE...Portions of east central Georgia and central South Carolina. * WHEN...Until 7 AM EST Thursday. * IMPACTS...Strong winds and rough waves on area lakes will create hazardous conditions for small craft.

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Area
Lincoln; McDuffie; Columbia; Richmond; Burke; Chesterfield; McCormick; Newberry; Fairfield; Kershaw; Edgefield; Saluda; Lexington; Richland; Lee; Aiken; Sumter; Barnwell; Calhoun; Clarendon; Bamberg; Northern Lancaster; Southern Lancaster; Northwestern Orangeburg; Central Orangeburg; Southeastern Orangeburg

Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement issued February 28 at 12:35PM EST by NWS Charleston SC

South and southwest winds of 20 to 30 mph will occur this afternoon, with gusts as high as 35 to 39 mph, especially in exposed areas. Winds on some of the taller bridges may be even stronger. This includes, but is not limited to, the Ravenel Bridge, the Don Holt Bridge, the James B. Edwards Bridge, the Ben Sawyer Bridge, the Isle of Palms connector, the Amos Nathaniel Rodgers Bridge, the Woods Memorial Bridge and the Talmadge Memorial Bridge.

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Area
Effingham; Inland Bryan; Coastal Bryan; Inland Chatham; Coastal Chatham; Inland Liberty; Coastal Liberty; Inland McIntosh; Coastal McIntosh; Hampton; Inland Colleton; Dorchester; Inland Berkeley; Inland Jasper; Beaufort; Coastal Colleton; Charleston; Coastal Jasper; Tidal Berkeley

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued February 28 at 9:15AM EST until February 29 at 3:00PM EST by NWS Charleston SC

* WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Savannah River near Clyo. * WHEN...Until Thursday afternoon. * IMPACTS...At 11.0 feet, the back yards of several homes on Tom Goethe Road flood. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 815 AM EST Wednesday, the stage was 11.8 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage early Thursday morning and continue falling to 5.5 feet Monday morning. - Flood stage is 11.0 feet.

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Area
Effingham, GA; Screven, GA; Hampton, SC; Jasper, SC
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Fair 75°F
29.90in
Barometer
58%
Humidity
Southwest 15.0mph
Wind
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