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FLASH FLOOD WARNING issued for Columbia campus

07/29/2020 10:41 pm

FLASH FLOOD WARNING issued for Columbia campus


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07/06/2020 12:26 pm

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Columbia Campus The National Weather Service in Columbia has issued a* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...Southeastern Newberry County in central South Carolina...Northwestern Calhoun County in central South Carolina...Lexington County in central South Carolina...Southeastern Saluda County in central South Carolina...Southeastern Richland County in central South Carolina...* Until 900 PM EDT.* At 802 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were lo

06/29/2020 8:40 am

Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Columbia Campus The National Weather Service in Columbia has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Southeastern Newberry County in central South Carolina... Northwestern Calhoun County in central South Carolina... Lexington County in central South Carolina... Southeastern Saluda County in central South Carolina... Southeastern Richland County in central South Carolina... * Until 900 PM EDT. * At 802 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from Columbia International University to 6 miles southwest of Dreher Island State Park, moving east at 40 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. * Locations impacted include... Columbia, Lexington, West Columbia, Cayce, Irmo, Forest Acres, Batesburg-Leesville, Springdale, St. Andrews, Dentsville, Oak Grove, McEntire Air Base, Highway 6 at Lake Murray Dam, Red Bank, South Congaree, Pine Ridge, Gaston, Arcadia Lakes, Eastover and Columbia International University. This includes the following highways... Interstate 126 between mile markers 0 and 3. Interstate 20 in South Carolina between mile markers 37 and 77. Interstate 26 between mile markers 103 and 130. Interstate 77 between mile markers 0 and 18.


Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Columbia Campus The National Weather Service in Columbia has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Southwestern Fairfield County in central South Carolina... Southern Newberry County in central South Carolina... Central Lexington County in central South Carolina... Northeastern Saluda County in central South Carolina... Northwestern Richland County in central South Carolina... * Until 800 PM EDT. * At 720 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm

06/28/2020 7:24 pm

Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Columbia Campus The National Weather Service in Columbia has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Southwestern Fairfield County in central South Carolina... Southern Newberry County in central South Carolina... Central Lexington County in central South Carolina... Northeastern Saluda County in central South Carolina... Northwestern Richland County in central South Carolina... * Until 800 PM EDT. * At 720 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Prosperity, or 8 miles southeast of Newberry, moving southeast at 40 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. * Locations impacted include... Columbia, Lexington, West Columbia, Cayce, Irmo, Forest Acres, Newberry, Springdale, St. Andrews, VC Summer Nuclear Station, Dentsville, Oak Grove, Highway 6 at Lake Murray Dam, Red Bank, South Congaree, Pine Ridge, Gaston, Prosperity, Arcadia Lakes and Columbia International University. This includes the following highways... Interstate 126 between mile markers 0 and 3. Interstate 20 in South Carolina between mile markers 49 and 82. Interstate 26 between mile markers 74 and 120. Interstate 77 between mile markers 0 and 27.


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06/27/2020 8:29 pm

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Columbia Campus The National Weather Service in Columbia has issued a* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...Southern Fairfield County in central South Carolina...Southeastern Newberry County in central South Carolina...Lexington County in central South Carolina...East central Saluda County in central South Carolina...Richland County in central South Carolina...* Until 815 PM EDT.* At 721 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a l

06/27/2020 8:28 pm

Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Columbia Campus The National Weather Service in Columbia has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Southern Fairfield County in central South Carolina... Southeastern Newberry County in central South Carolina... Lexington County in central South Carolina... East central Saluda County in central South Carolina... Richland County in central South Carolina... * Until 815 PM EDT. * At 721 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from Prosperity to near Batesburg-Leesville, moving east at 30 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. * Locations impacted include... Columbia, Lexington, West Columbia, Cayce, Irmo, Forest Acres, Batesburg-Leesville, Springdale, St. Andrews, Dentsville, Oak Grove, McEntire Air Base, Highway 6 at Lake Murray Dam, Red Bank, South Congaree, Pine Ridge, Prosperity, Arcadia Lakes, Columbia International University and Jenkinsville. This includes the following highways... Interstate 126 between mile markers 0 and 3. Interstate 20 in South Carolina between mile markers 42 and 84. Interstate 26 between mile markers 77 and 120. Interstate 77 between mile markers 0 and 32.


Novel Coronavirus (COVID - 19) https://sc.edu/safety/coronavirus/

06/26/2020 12:09 pm

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06/26/2020 12:07 pm

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06/26/2020 12:04 pm

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FLASH FLOOD WARNING issued for Columbia campus

06/24/2020 9:04 pm

FLASH FLOOD WARNING issued for Columbia campus


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06/19/2020 7:12 pm

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Sever Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Columbia Campus The National Weather Service in Columbia has issued a* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...Northwestern Calhoun County in central South Carolina...Central Lexington County in central South Carolina...South central Richland County in central South Carolina...* Until 715 PM EDT.* At 632 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Gaston, or 7miles southeast of Red Bank, moving north at 5 mph.HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts an

06/19/2020 7:10 pm

Sever Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Columbia Campus The National Weather Service in Columbia has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Northwestern Calhoun County in central South Carolina... Central Lexington County in central South Carolina... South central Richland County in central South Carolina... * Until 715 PM EDT. * At 632 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Gaston, or 7 miles southeast of Red Bank, moving north at 5 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. * Locations impacted include... Columbia, Lexington, West Columbia, Cayce, Springdale, Red Bank, Oak Grove, South Congaree, Pine Ridge, Gaston, Riverbanks Zoo, SC State Farmer's Market, Columbia Metro Airport, SC State Fair Grounds, West Columbia Riverwalk, Swansea, Pelion, Cayce Riverwalk, Guignard Park and Dixiana. This includes the following highways... Interstate 126 between mile markers 2 and 3. Interstate 20 in South Carolina between mile markers 46 and 62. Interstate 26 between mile markers 109 and 126. Interstate 77 between mile markers 0 and 7.


Novel Coronavirus (COVID - 19) https://sc.edu/safety/coronavirus/

06/15/2020 4:25 pm

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FLASH FLOOD WARNING issued for Columbia campusFlash Flood Warning issued May 29 at 10:12PM EDT until May 30 at 12:15AM EDT by NWS Columbia SCThe National Weather Service in Columbia has issued a* Flash Flood Warning for...Central Lexington County in central South Carolina...Central Richland County in central South Carolina...* Until 1215 AM EDT.* At 1012 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producingheavy rain across the warned area. One to two inches of rain hasalready fal

06/03/2020 10:55 am

FLASH FLOOD WARNING issued for Columbia campus Flash Flood Warning issued May 29 at 10:12PM EDT until May 30 at 12:15AM EDT by NWS Columbia SC The National Weather Service in Columbia has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for... Central Lexington County in central South Carolina... Central Richland County in central South Carolina... * Until 1215 AM EDT. * At 1012 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. One to two inches of rain has already fallen. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly. HAZARD...Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other drainage and low lying areas. * Some locations that will experience flooding include... Columbia, Lexington, West Columbia, Cayce, Irmo, Forest Acres, Springdale, St. Andrews, Highway 6 at Lake Murray Dam, Red Bank, Dentsville, Oak Grove, Arcadia Lakes, Villages at Sandhill, Columbia International University, Killian, Harbison State Forest, Riverbanks Zoo, Woodfield and Sesquicentennial State Park.


FLASH FLOOD WARNING issued for Columbia campusFlash Flood Warning issued May 24 at 8:51PM EDT until May 24 at 10:15PM EDT by NWS Columbia SCThe National Weather Service in Columbia has issued a* Flash Flood Warning for...East central Lexington County in central South Carolina...Central Richland County in central South Carolina...* Until 1015 PM EDT.* At 849 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producingheavy rain across the warned area. One to two inches of rain hasalready

05/25/2020 12:41 pm

FLASH FLOOD WARNING issued for Columbia campus Flash Flood Warning issued May 24 at 8:51PM EDT until May 24 at 10:15PM EDT by NWS Columbia SC The National Weather Service in Columbia has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for... East central Lexington County in central South Carolina... Central Richland County in central South Carolina... * Until 1015 PM EDT. * At 849 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. One to two inches of rain has already fallen. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly. HAZARD...Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other drainage and low lying areas. * Some locations that will experience flooding include... Columbia, West Columbia, Cayce, Forest Acres, Dentsville, St. Andrews, Arcadia Lakes, Riverbanks Zoo, SC State Fair Grounds, West Columbia Riverwalk, Five Points, Woodfield, Olympia, Rosewood, Cayce Riverwalk, Guignard Park and Fort Jackson Cantonment Area.


Novel Coronavirus (COVID - 19) https://sc.edu/safety/coronavirus/

06/03/2020 10:57 am

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning

05/22/2020 6:41 pm

The National Weather Service in Columbia has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for the University of South Carolina until Friday, May 22, 2020 6:45pm. https://inws.ncep.noaa.gov/a/a.php?i=45922558 Weather conditions are favorable for a thunderstorm producing hail 3/4 inch or larger in diameter and/or winds equal to or exceeding 58 miles per hour. People in the affected area should seek safe shelter immediately. Preparedness information can be found at https://sc.edu/about/offices_and_divisions/law_enforcement_and_safety/emergency-procedures/natural-disasters-fire/index.php Please monitor https://sc.edu/carolinaalert and local media for more information and updates.


Novel Coronavirus (COVID - 19) https://sc.edu/safety/coronavirus/

05/22/2020 6:43 pm

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning

04/13/2020 6:28 am

The National Weather Service in Columbia has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for the University of South Carolina until Monday, April 13, 2020 6:15am. https://inws.ncep.noaa.gov/a/a.php?i=44554220 Weather conditions are favorable for a thunderstorm producing hail 3/4 inch or larger in diameter and/or winds equal to or exceeding 58 miles per hour. People in the affected area should seek safe shelter immediately. Preparedness information can be found at https://sc.edu/about/offices_and_divisions/law_enforcement_and_safety/emergency-procedures/natural-disasters-fire/index.php Please monitor https://sc.edu/carolinaalert and local media for more information and updates.


Novel Coronavirus (COVID - 19) https://sc.edu/safety/coronavirus/

04/13/2020 8:15 am

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Carolina Alert: This is a TEST of the Carolina Alert Emergency Notification system. In a real emergency, this message will contain important alert information. This is only a test.Carolina Alert Th

03/10/2020 1:12 pm

Carolina Alert: This is a TEST of the Carolina Alert Emergency Notification system. In a real emergency, this message will contain important alert information. This is only a test. Carolina Alert This is a TEST of the Carolina Alert Emergency Notification system. In a real emergency, this message will contain important alert information. This is only a test.


Severe Thunderstorm Warning

02/13/2020 12:50 pm

The National Weather Service in Columbia has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for the University of South Carolina until Thursday,February 13,2020 12:30pm.


UofSC Columbia CampusDue to expected inclement weather, all classes for the remainder of Thursday Feb. 6 are cancelled. Monitor Carolina Alert or www.sc.edu/weather for updates.

02/07/2020 9:00 am

UofSC Columbia Campus Due to expected inclement weather, all classes for the remainder of Thursday Feb. 6 are cancelled. Monitor Carolina Alert or www.sc.edu/


Severe Thunderstorm Warning

02/07/2020 9:00 am

The National Weather Service in Columbia has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for the University of South Carolina until Thursday, February 6, 2020 4:45pm. https://inws.ncep.noaa.gov/a/a.php?i=42505974 Weather conditions are favorable for a thunderstorm producing hail 3/4 inch or larger in diameter and/or winds equal to or exceeding 58 miles per hour. People in the affected area should seek safe shelter immediately. Preparedness information can be found at https://sc.edu/about/offices_and_divisions/law_enforcement_and_safety/emergency-procedures/natural-disasters-fire/index.php Please monitor https://sc.edu/carolinaalert and local media for more information and updates.


Severe Thunderstorm Warning

01/11/2020 10:28 pm

The National Weather Service in Columbia has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for the University of South Carolina until Saturday, January 11, 2020 11:30pm. https://inws.ncep.noaa.gov/a/a.php?i=41670854 Weather conditions are favorable for a thunderstorm producing hail 3/4 inch or larger in diameter and/or winds equal to or exceeding 58 miles per hour. People in the affected area should seek safe shelter immediately. Preparedness information can be found at https://sc.edu/about/offices_and_divisions/law_enforcement_and_safety/emergency-procedures/natural-disasters-fire/index.php Please monitor https://sc.edu/carolinaalert and local media for more information and updates.


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