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Several CSRA Counties Under A Flood Watch

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Columbia, SC -

The National Weather Service In Columbia, South Carolina has issued a Flood Watch for some Central Savannah River Area (CSRA) counties.

The Flood Watch is in effect through Friday evening as heavy rainfall is expected to fall Thursday evening into Friday.

Affected counties in Georgia are:

  • Burke
  • Columbia
  • Lincoln
  • McDuffie
  • Richmond

Affected counties in South Carolina are:

  • Aiken
  • Bamberg
  • Barnwell
  • Edgefield
  • McCormick
  • Saluda

The potential exists for rainfall amounts from 2 to 4 inches as Tropical Storm Andrea moves northeast toward the region. The airmass across the area will become increasingly moist Thursday into Friday. Many areas of the CSRA have already received heavy rainfall the past couple of days. Flooding will be possible across the region.

Flooding of poor drainage areas...low lying areas...urban areas and areas along creeks and streams will be possible.

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.

For the latest information on what weather is expected for the CSRA, visit the WJBF.com Weather page.

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