Flash Flood Warning For Portions Of CSRA - WJBF-TV ABC 6 Augusta-Aiken

Flash Flood Warning For Portions Of CSRA

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The National Weather Service, in Columbia, South carolina has issued a Flash Flood Warning for portion of the CSRA.

Affected are:

Southeastern Columbia County and northern Richmond County, including Fort Gordon.

This Flash Flood Warning is in effect until 3:45 p.m. Wednesday.

At 2:04 p.m. National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated slow moving thunderstorms...continuing to produce very heavy rain over the warned area. Radar estimated that 3 inches of rain had fallen near the Columbia County/Richmond County line near Interstate 20. The heaviest rain had fallen over the Raes Creek Basin...as well as Reed Creek and Forest Creek subdivision. Additional heavy rain is expected.

Precautionary/preparedness actions:

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams...urban areas...highways...streets and underpasses, as well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.

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