RIVER LEVELS: Flooding still a major concern after Hurricane Matthew

US 501 flooding near Galivants Ferry - SCDOT

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) –¬†SCDOT shared drone video taken over US-501 at Galivants Ferry.

River Flood Update: Wednesday, October 19, 8 am

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Waccamaw (Conway) – MAJOR ….currently at 17.78 ft.¬†The river crested yesterday¬†morning at¬†17.89 feet. This is¬†the highest level ever recorded at Conway. The river will slowly drop over the next week, possibly staying in major flood stage until next week.

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Little Pee Dee (Galivants Ferry) ‚Äď MAJOR‚Ķ Currently at 13.3 feet. The crest Wednesday (10/12) eclipsed the record set by a hurricane in 1928. This level was almost 5 feet above those of Hurricane Floyd. The river will slowly recede but remain in major flood through Thursday.

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Lumber River (Lumberton) – MODERATE…Currently at 16.1¬†feet. The river will fall to minor flood later today and¬†possibly below flood stage by Sunday. (Crested Sunday (10/9) at 24.39 ft. – Previous record was 20.48 ft on 09/11/2004).

River Flood Update: Tuesday, October 18, 9 am

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Waccamaw (Conway) ‚Äď MAJOR‚Ķ Currently at 17.86 feet. The river crested this morning at¬†17.89 feet. This is¬†the highest level ever recorded at Conway. The river will slowly drop over the next week, possibly staying in major flood stage until next week.

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Little Pee Dee (Galivants Ferry) ‚Äď MAJOR‚Ķ Currently at 14 feet. The crest Wednesday (10/12) eclipsed the record set by a hurricane in 1928. This level was almost 5 feet above those of Hurricane Floyd. The river will slowly recede but remain in major flood through Thursday.

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Lumber (Lumberton) ‚Äď MODERATE‚Ķ Currently at 17.8 feet. The river will fall to minor flood on Wednesday, possibly below flood stage by Sunday. (Crested Sunday (10/9) at 24.39 ft. – Previous record was 20.48 ft on 09/11/2004).

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River Flood Update: Monday, October 17, 4 pm

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Waccamaw (Conway) ‚Äď MAJOR‚Ķ Currently at 17.79 feet. The river could crest around 17.9 feet tonight. This would be the highest level ever recorded at Conway.

Previous Crests:

(1) 17.80 ft on 09/30/1928 ‚Äď Hurricane of 1928
(2) 17.60 ft on 09/27/1999 ‚Äď Hurricane Floyd
(3) 16.20 ft on 10/10/2015 ‚Äď October 2015 Flood

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Little Pee Dee (Galivants Ferry) ‚Äď MAJOR‚Ķ Currently at 14.51 feet. The crest Wednesday (10/12) eclipsed the record set by a hurricane in 1928. This level was almost 5 feet above those of Hurricane Floyd. The river will slowly recede but remain in major flood through Thursday.

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Lumber (Lumberton) ‚Äď MODERATE‚Ķ Currently at 18.15 feet. The river will fall to minor flood on Wednesday. (Crested Sunday (10/9) at 24.39 ft. – Previous record was 20.48 ft on 09/11/2004).

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River Flood Update: Monday, October 17, 9 am

Three rivers remain in major flood stage to start the week.

Waccamaw River at Conway: 

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Waccamaw is still on the rise. Latest forecast calls for it to peak later this evening¬†at 17.9′, breaking the all time record high of 17.8 set back in 1928. The Intracoastal Waterway in Socastee near 544 is also experiencing record flooding, smashing the old record high by over 2′. It will be slow to fall, possibly staying in major flood stage into next week.

Lumber River at Lumberton:

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Better news for those that experienced all time record high level along the Lumber river in Lumberton. Current levels are just into major flood stage in it’s forecasted to drop out of major flood stage later this afternoon/evening. It will continue to drop throughout the week.

Little Pee Dee River at Galivants Ferry:

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The river is still 2.68′¬†feet above major flood stage, but the river levels should be dropping by mid week to 12.7 feet, and then out of major flood stage by late Thursday. Water levels will be slow to drop, but they are slowly receding.

 

Black River at Kingstree:

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The Black River is just barely into minor flood stage at 12.06′ and is forecasted to drop out of flood stage completely this afternoon/evening.

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River Flood Update: Sunday, October 16, 9 pm

Three rivers remain in major flood stage throughout the area, two rivers have already fallen below flood stage (Lynches River at Effingham, Black Creek at Quinby) and others will fall out of minor flood stage by tomorrow (Great Pee Dee River, Black River at Kingstree).

Where we will continue to have major flooding continue is along the Waccamaw River at Conway, the Lumber River, and Little Pee Dee River at Galivants Ferry. The Intracoastal Waterway near 544 is also experiencing record flooding.

Lumber River at Lumberton:

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The river has fallen now to below 20 feet and while still in major flood stage, water levels should drop below major flood stage by late tomorrow, and drop further to minor flood stage by the end of the work week.

Waccamaw River at Conway:

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The river should crest sometime tonight (Sunday) or early tomorrow morning around 17.6 feet. The water level will be extremely slow to go down, and even through Friday it’s expected to remain in major flood stage. Record flooding along the Waccamaw in Conway will continue through the week.

Little Pee Dee River at Galivants Ferry:

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The river is still 3 feet above major flood stage, but the river levels should be dropping by mid week to 12.9 feet, and then out of major flood stage by late Thursday. Water levels will be slow to drop, but they are slowly receding.

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River Flood Update: Sunday, October 16, 9am

This time last week, we were just beginning to tally up the inches upon inches of rain across that¬†Hurricane Matthew dumped on the Carolinas. Now, we’re still looking at three of our rivers in Major Flood stage.

Lumber River at Lumberton:

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Waccamaw River at Conway:

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Little Pee Dee River at Gallivants Ferry:

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You can always check river levels in our area through the National Weather Service.


River Flood Update: Saturday, October 15, 9pm:

Three rivers are still in major flood stage as of Saturday evening.

Lumber River at Lumberton:

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While still in major flood stage at 20.8 ft as of 9 PM Saturday, by late Monday the river should fall below major flood stage. By Thursday, water levels should drop to 14.6 ft, minor flood stage. Record flooding is still ongoing in Lumberton and most of Robeson county.

Waccamaw River at Conway:

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The river is in major flood stage now at 17.1 ft, cresting tomorrow afternoon at 17.4 ft. This is about half a foot higher than last year’s flood. Major flooding is expected in Conway near the Waccamaw River through much of this coming week.

Little Pee Dee River at Galivants Ferry:

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The river is currently in major flood stage at 15.72 ft. While the water level will be falling through the week, the river is expected to remain in major food stage through at least Thursday.

The Black River at Kingstree is in minor flood stage and will fall below flood stage Monday.

The Great Pee Dee River at Pee Dee is in minor flood stage and will fall below flood stage late tomorrow.

The Black Creek at Quinby and Lynches River at Effingham are both below flood stage and forecast to remain below flood stage through the week.

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River Flood Update: Saturday, October 15, 10am:

We have three rivers still in Major Flood stage as of Saturday morning.

Lumber River at Lumberton:

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The forecast calls for the river to begin to recede, dropping into the Minor Flood stage by Thursday morning.

Waccamaw River at Conway:

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The forecast calls for the river to remain above Major Flood stage through Thursday morning.

Little Pee Dee River at Gallivants Ferry:

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The forecast calls for the river to remain above Major Flood stage through Thursday morning.

You can always check river levels in our area through the National Weather Service.


River Flood Update: Friday, October 14, 4pm:

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Lumber (Lumberton) ‚Äď MAJOR‚Ķ Currently at 19.12 feet. Expected to slowly fall, but stay in major flood through the weekend. Major flooding is occurring in Lumberton (Crested Sunday at 24.39 ft. – Previous record was 20.48 ft on 09/11/2004).

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Waccamaw (Conway) ‚Äď MAJOR‚Ķ Currently at 16.41 feet. The river could crest around 17.0 feet anytime Sunday through Wednesday. This is about a half foot above last year and about three-quarters of a foot below Hurricane Floyd levels.

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Pee Dee (at Pee Dee) ‚Äď MODERATE‚Ķ Currently at 22.54 feet. The river crested Thursday and will fall through early next week.

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Little Pee Dee (Galivants Ferry) ‚Äď MAJOR‚Ķ Currently at 16.43 feet. The crest Wednesday has eclipsed the record set by a hurricane in 1928. This level is almost 5 feet above those of Hurricane Floyd. The river here will slowly recede but remain in major flood through the middle of next week.

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Black Creek (Quinby) ‚Äď MINOR‚Ķ Currently at 11.52. The creek will fall below flood stage this weekend.

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Lynches River (Effingham) ‚Äď BELOW‚Ķ Currently at 12.96 feet. The river crested Monday.

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Black River (Kingstree) ‚Äď MODERATE‚Ķ Currently at 13.53 feet. The crest (Monday) was about 6 feet lower than the flood last year and the river will fall below flood stage this weekend.

*** Andrews crested Thursday at 11.8 feet, and will slowly fall through the weekend.

*** Browns Ferry will crest today or tomorrow significantly lower than last year.

*** 701 near Georgetown will crest Sunday or Monday, much lower than last year.

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River Flood Update: Friday, October 14, 6am:

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Lumber (Lumberton) – MAJOR FLOOD…currently at 21.7 ft. Expected to fall slowly, but stay in major flood stage through the weekend. By early next week, the river will be below major flood stage. The Lumber River crested Sunday at 24.39 ft, almost 4 ft higher than the previous record of 20.48 ft.

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Waccamaw (Conway) – MAJOR FLOOD…currently at 16.14 ft.¬†The river could crest around 16.9 feet on the 18th (Tuesday) or 19th (Wednesday). This is about a half foot above last year and about three-quarters of a foot below Hurricane Floyd levels.

Levels at Freeland crested at 19 feet Wednesday and will slowly fall through next week.

Levels at Longs are expected to crest around 18 feet today.

Freeland would crest just below Floyd levels and Longs would crest near Floyd levels.

The river will be in major flood stage for the immediate future.

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Pee Dee (at Pee Dee) – MINOR FLOOD…currently at 22.82 ft. The river crested yesterday near 23 ft and will remain in minor flood stage through the weekend, falling below flood stage by Tuesday.

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Little Pee Dee (Galivants Ferry) – MAJOR FLOOD…currently at 16.57 ft.¬†The crest Wednesday eclipsed the record set by a hurricane in 1928. This level is almost 5 feet above those of Hurricane Floyd. The river here will slowly recede but remain in major flood through early next week.

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Black Creek (Quinby) – MINOR FLOOD…currently at 11.94 ft. The creek will fall below flood stage this weekend.

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Lynches River (Effingham) – BELOW FLOOD STAGE…currently at 13.55 ft.¬†While the river levels will fluctuate some this weekend and early next week, it is expected to stay below minor flood stage.

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Black River (Kingstree) – MINOR FLOOD…currently at 13.77 ft. The crest on Monday was about 6 feet lower than the flood last year and the river will fall below flood stage this weekend.

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River Flood Update: Thursday, October 13, 4 pm:

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Lumber (Lumberton) ‚Äď MAJOR FLOOD‚Ķ Currently at 19.81 feet. Expected to slowly fall, but stay in major flood through the weekend. Record flooding is occurring in Lumberton (Crested Sunday at 24.39 ft. – Previous record was 20.48 ft on 09/11/2004).

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Waccamaw (Conway) ‚Äď MAJOR FLOOD‚Ķ Currently at 15.63 feet. The river could crest around 16.9 feet on the 18th (Tuesday) or 19th (Wednesday). This is about a half foot above last year and about three-quarters of a foot below Hurricane Floyd levels.

Levels at Freeland crested at 19 feet yesterday and will slowly fall through next week.

Levels at Longs are expected to crest around 18 feet on today or tomorrow.

Freeland would crest just below Floyd levels and Longs would crest near Floyd levels.

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Pee Dee (at Pee Dee) ‚Äď MODERATE FLOOD‚Ķ Currently at 23.12 feet. The river is near crest in moderate flood and will fall through early next week.

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Little Pee Dee (Galivants Ferry) ‚Äď MAJOR FLOOD‚Ķ Currently at 16.8 feet. The crest Wednesday has eclipsed the record set by a hurricane in 1928. This level is almost 5 feet above those of Hurricane Floyd. The river here will slowly recede but remain in major flood through early next week.

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Black Creek (Quinby) ‚Äď MINOR FLOOD‚Ķ Currently at 12.52. The creek will fall below flood stage this weekend.

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Lynches River (Effingham) ‚Äď MINOR FLOOD‚Ķ Currently at 14.07 feet. The river crested Monday and will fall below flood stage today.

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Black River (Kingstree) ‚Äď MODERATE FLOOD‚Ķ Currently at 14.2 feet. The crest (Monday) was about 6 feet lower than the flood last year and the river will fall below flood stage this weekend.

*** Expecting a crest in Andrews near 12 feet tonight.

*** Will crest Saturday or Sunday at Browns Ferry significantly lower than last year.

*** 701 near Georgetown will crest Sunday or Monday, much lower than last year.

 

 

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River Flood Update: Thursday, October 13, 6 am:

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Lumber – MAJOR…currently at 22 ft. Expected to slowly fall, but will stay in major flood through the weekend. By Monday, the river should be falling just to major flood status, with a slow drop through next week. Record flooding is happening in Lumberton following a new record crest of 24.39 feet on Sunday.

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Waccamaw – MAJOR...currently at 15.39 ft and on its way up to nearly 17 feet by Monday.¬†This is about a half foot above last year and about three-quarters of a foot below Hurricane Floyd levels. At 15 ft, significant residential flooding occurs, and at 15.’ feet the railroad trestles in downtown Conway will flood.¬†Levels at Longs are expected to crest around 18 feet today or tomorrow.¬†Freeland would crest just below Floyd levels and Longs would crest near Floyd levels.

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Little Pee Dee – MAJOR…currently at 16.92 ft. This crest has eclipsed the record set by a hurricane in 1928. This level is almost 5 feet above those of Hurricane Floyd. The river crested last night at 17 ft and will slowly fall through the weekend, but is expected to remain in major flood through early next week.

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Pee Dee – MODERATE…currently at 23.12 ft, expected to fall into minor flood status by later tonight, and below flood stage altogether by late Monday.

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Lynches – MINOR...currently at 14.59 ft, falling below minor flood stage tonight.

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Black River – MODERATE…currently at 14.59 ft, falling to minor flood stage by Saturday and out of flood stage by late Sunday.

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Black Creek – MINOR...currently at 12.86 ft, falling below minor flood stage this weekend.

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River Flood Update: Wednesday, October 12, 4pm:

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Lumber ‚Äď MAJOR‚Ķ Currently at 20.64 feet. Expected to slowly fall, but stay in major flood through the weekend. Record flooding is occurring in Lumberton (Crested Sunday at 24.39 ft. – Previous record was 20.48 ft on 09/11/2004).

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Waccamaw ‚Äď MAJOR‚Ķ Currently at 15.0 feet. The river could crest around 16.9 feet on the 18th (Tuesday) or 19th (Wednesday). This is about a half foot above last year and about three-quarters of a foot below Hurricane Floyd levels.¬†Levels at Freeland are expected to crest around 19 feet today.¬†Levels at Longs are expected to crest around 18 feet on Thursday or Friday.¬†Freeland would crest just below Floyd levels and Longs would crest near Floyd levels.

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Pee Dee ‚Äď MODERATE‚Ķ Currently at 23.0 feet. The river is expected to crest tonight and start to fall tomorrow.

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Little Pee Dee ‚Äď MAJOR‚Ķ Currently at 17.04 feet. The river is cresting tonight and will start to fall tomorrow. This crest has eclipsed the record set by a hurricane in 1928. This level is almost 5 feet above those of Hurricane Floyd. Expected to crest at 17 feet on Wednesday.

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Black Creek ‚Äď MINOR‚Ķ Currently at 13.39. The creek will fall below flood stage this weekend.

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Lynches River ‚Äď MINOR‚Ķ Currently at 15.5 feet. The river crested Monday and will fall below flood stage Thursday.

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Black River ‚Äď MODERATE‚Ķ Currently at 14.94 feet. The crest was about 6 feet lower than the flood last year and the river will fall below flood stage this weekend.

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River Flood Update: Wednesday, October 12, 9am:

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Lumber – MAJOR FLOOD…currently at 22.3 feet. River should fall¬†to 21.7 feet early Friday before slowly falling to 20.1 by late Sunday, but is expected to stay in major flood stage through early next week.

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Waccamaw – MAJOR FLOOD…currently 14.82 feet. River will continue to rise, cresting to 16.8 feet Sunday. This is about half a foot higher than last year’s flood and a foot below Hurricane Floyd levels. The record at Conway is 17.8 feet.¬†Levels at Freeland are expected to crest around 18.5 feet on the 12th. Levels at Longs are expected to crest around 18 feet on the 13th or 14th. Freeland would crest below Floyd levels and Longs would crest near Floyd levels.

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Little Pee Dee – MAJOR FLOOD. Currently at 17.06 feet. This is higher than the level after the hurricane in 1928.¬†This level is almost 5 feet above those of Hurricane Floyd. The river level will slowly drop to 14.4′ Sunday, but is expected to remain in major flood stage through Monday.

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Pee Dee – MINOR FLOOD. Currently 22.82 feet, expected to rise to 23.2 feet and moderate flood stage by early Thursday. The river should fall quickly back down to 19.9′ by late Sunday, but stay in minor flood stage through early next week.

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Lynches River РMINOR FLOOD, currently at 15.9 feet. The river levels should drop below minor flood stage today and below minor flood stage late Thursday/early Friday.

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Black River – MODERATE FLOOD, currently at 15.16 ft. The river crested Monday and will be falling through the week, just above minor flood stage by Sunday.

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Black Creek – MINOR FLOOD. Currently at 13.62′. Creek levels will slowly fall and by Saturday, will be below minor flood stage.

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River Flood Update: Wednesday, October 12, 6am:

 

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Lumber – MAJOR FLOOD…currently at 20.90 feet. River should rise to 21.8 feet late Thursday before slowly falling, but is expected to stay in major flood stage through early next week.

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Waccamaw – MAJOR FLOOD…currently 14.78 feet. River will continue to rise, cresting to 16.8 feet Sunday. This is about half a foot higher than last year’s flood and a foot below Hurricane Floyd levels. The record at Conway is 17.8 feet.¬†Levels at Freeland are expected to crest around 18.5 feet on the 12th. Levels at Longs are expected to crest around 18 feet on the 13th or 14th. Freeland would crest below Floyd levels and Longs would crest near Floyd levels.

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Pee Dee – MINOR FLOOD. Currently 22.76 feet, expected to rise to 23.2 feet and moderate flood stage by early Thursday. The river should fall quickly back down to 19.9′ by late Sunday, but stay in minor flood stage through early next week.

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Little Pee Dee – MAJOR FLOOD. Currently at 17.06 feet. This is higher than the level after the hurricane in 1928.¬†This level is almost 5 feet above those of Hurricane Floyd. The river level will slowly drop to 14.4′ Sunday, but is expected to remain in major flood stage through Monday.

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Black Creek – MINOR FLOOD. Currently at 13.73′. Creek levels will slowly fall and by Saturday, will be below minor flood stage.

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Lynches River – MODERATE FLOOD, currently at 16.14 feet. The river levels should drop below moderate flood stage today and below minor flood stage Friday.

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Black River – MODERATE FLOOD, currently at 15.32 ft. The river crested Monday and will be falling through the week, just above minor flood stage by Sunday.

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River Flood Update: Tuesday, October 11, 4pm:

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Lumber – MAJOR FLOOD… Currently at 21.02 feet. Expected to slowly fall, but stay in major flood through the weekend. Record flooding is occurring in Lumberton.

export2Waccamaw ‚Äď MAJOR FLOOD… Currently at 14.76 feet. The river could crest around 16.5 feet on the 16th (Sunday) or 17th (Monday). This is about a half foot above last year and about a foot below Hurricane Floyd levels.¬†Levels at Freeland are expected to crest around 18.5 feet on the 12th. Levels at Longs are expected to crest around 18 feet on the 13th or 14th. Freeland would crest below Floyd levels and Longs would crest near Floyd levels.

export3Pee Dee ‚Äď MINOR FLOOD… Currently at 22.31 feet. The river is in flood and is expected to reach moderate flood by Wednesday.

export4Little Pee Dee ‚Äď MAJOR FLOOD… Currently at 16.66 feet. This crest has eclipsed the record set by a hurricane in 1928. This level is almost 5 feet above those of Hurricane Floyd. Expected to crest at 17 feet on Wednesday.

export5Black Creek ‚Äď MINOR FLOOD… Currently at 14.34. The creek will continue a slow fall into the weekend.

export6Lynches River ‚Äď MODERATE FLOOD… Currently at 16.94 feet. The river crested Monday and will fall below flood stage by Wednesday evening.

export7Black River ‚Äď MODERATE FLOOD… Currently at 15.93 feet. The crest was about 6 feet lower than the flood last year and the river will fall below flood stage this weekend.

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River Flood Update: Tuesday, October 11, 5am:

Here are the latest river forecasts:

Lumber River:

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Waccamaw River:

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Little Pee Dee River:

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Black River at Kingstree:

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Pee Dee River at Pee Dee:

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Lynches River:

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Black Creek at Quinby:

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You can always check river levels in our area through the National Weather Service.


River Flood Update: Monday, October 10, 11pm:

Here are the latest river forecasts:

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Record flooding is occurring in Lumberton, and the Lumber River is expected to stay in major flood through Saturday.

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The Waccamaw River could crest in Conway at 16 feet on the 15th. This is about the same level as last year and about a foot and a half below Hurricane Floyd levels. Levels at Freeland are expected to crest around 18.5 feet on the 12th or 13th. Levels at Longs are expected to crest around 19 feet on the 12th or 13th. Freeland would crest below Floyd levels and Longs would crest above Floyd levels.

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The Pee Dee River at Pee Dee is in flood and is expected to reach moderate flood by Wednesday evening.

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The Little Pee Dee River is expected to crest at Galivants Ferry on Tuesday at 16.1 feet. This crest could set a record, eclipsing another hurricane in 1928. This level is almost 4 feet above those of Hurricane Floyd.

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The Black Creek at Quinby crested Saturday and a slow fall will continue into the weekend.

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The Black River at Kingstree has crested. This crest was about 6 feet lower than the flood last year

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The Lynches River at Effingham crested Monday and will fall below flood stage by Wednesday evening.

 

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River Flood Update: Monday, October 10, 3pm:

Here are the latest river forecasts:

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Record flooding is occurring in Lumberton, and the Lumber River is expected to stay above the record flood level through Saturday.

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The river could crest in Conway at 16 feet on the 15th. This is about the same level as last year and about a foot and a half below Hurricane Floyd levels. Levels at Freeland are expected to crest around 18.5 feet on the 12th or 13th. Levels at Longs are expected to crest around 19 feet on the 12th or 13th. Freeland would crest below Floyd levels and Longs would crest above Floyd levels.

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The Pee Dee River at Pee Dee is in flood and is expected to reach moderate flood by Tuesday morning.

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The Little Pee Dee River is expected to crest at Galivants Ferry on Tuesday at 15.4 feet. This crest could be the second highest in the history of the site and would be the highest here since 1928. This level is about 3 feet above those of Hurricane Floyd.

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The Black Creek at Quinby crested Saturday and a slow fall will continue into the weekend.

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The Black River at Kingstree is cresting tonight. This crest is forecast to be about 6 feet lower than the flood last year

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The Lynches River at Effingham will crest tonight. The level is forecast to be between about 2 feet lower than last year.

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River Flood Update: Monday, October 10, 6am:

Flood Warnings remain for all of our major rivers.

Waccamaw River at Conway:

The Waccamaw River is already in Major flood stage and is expected to remain in the Major flood stage through at least Friday morning, more than two feet above the major threshold.

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Lumber River at Lumberton:

The Lumber River is in Major flood stage and will remain above the major flooding threshold this week. The Lumber River already rose above its previous record of 20.5 feet, hitting 24.39 feet on Sunday (10/9/16) at 8am.

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Little Pee Dee River at Galivants Ferry:

The Little Pee Dee River is in Major flood stage and will remain above the major flooding threshold through at least Saturday morning.

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Black Creek near Quinby:

The Black Creek near Quinby is in Moderate flood stage and will recede to Minor flood stage by early Tuesday morning.

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The Great Pee Dee River at Pee Dee:

Minor flooding is ongoing at the moment, but with runoff expected the river will rise to Moderate flood stage by Wednesday evening.

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Black River at Kingstree:

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Lynches River at Effingham:

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River Flood Update: Sunday, October 9, 6 pm:

All previous Flood Warnings are still in place. River flooding remains the biggest concern throughout the eastern Carolinas over the next few weeks. Many area rivers and creeks are already in moderate or major flood stage and forecast to remain in flood stage for the immediate future.

Here are the updated river levels for the rivers we are watching, as of 6 pm Sunday:

Waccamaw River at Conway:

Residential flooding will become worse when the river rises to 15 ft, and the Conway Marina will flood. At 15.9 ft, the railroad trestles in downtown Conway will flood.waccamaw

Lumber River at Lumberton:

A new record has been set-previous record was 20.5 ft. The river is forecast to crest later tonight at 24.6 ft before falling very slowly through the week.

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Little Pee Dee River at Galivants Ferry:

Major flooding is happening now and is forecast to be continue through at least Friday. At 12 ft, flood waters will affect 30-40 homes in the Fork Retch community near Nichols.

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Black Creek near Quinby:

At 16 ft, floodwaters deepen on Creekside Drive, East Black Creek Road, and Crooked Creek Drive. Floodwaters will spread onto Cyprus Bend Road into the Country Club of South Carolina.

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Minor flooding is happening now, with moderate flooding expected to happen tomorrow and through most of the week. At 25 ft, flooding of farmlands adjacent to the river will worsen, and floodwaters will affect logging operations upstream and downstream.

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Matthew is no longer a hurricane as it moves east of Cape Hatteras and out to sea. The storm threat is over, but our focus now shifts to the flooding threat left in Matthew’s wake. Many of our rivers are under a flood warning, expected to reach moderate and major flood stages later this week.

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Here are the rivers we’re watching and their current forecasts, as of 12pm Sunday:

Waccamaw River near Conway:

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Lumber River at Lumberton:

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Little Pee Dee River at Galivants Ferry:

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Black Creek Near Quiby:

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Pee Dee River at Pee Dee:

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Black River at Kingstree:

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Lynches River at Effingham:

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You can always check river levels in our area through the National Weather Service.

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