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Learn about situations such as crime alerts, university closings and health or weather advisories that aren’t immediately threatening to life safety but warrant a notification.

FLASH FLOOD WARNING issued for Columbia campus

09/17/2020 10:52 am

The National Weather Service in Columbia has issued a flash flood warning for the University of South Carolina until Thursday, September 17, 2020 1:45pm. https://inws.ncep.noaa.gov/a/a.php?i=50322675 Flooding is imminent or occurring on the USC campus. Do not walk or drive through flood waters regardless of depth. Do not attempt to retrieve your car or personal items from flooded areas. Preparedness information can be found at https://sc.edu/about/offices_and_divisions/law_enforcement_and_safety/emergency-procedures/natural-disasters-fire/index.php. Flood-prone areas of campus include: Intersection of Main St. and Whaley St. Area behind 300 Main St. Area behind Blatt P.E. Center Sumter St. under the railroad bridge Pickens St. under the pedestrian crossing Close Hipp parking garage Flood prone area map https://www.sc.edu/visit/map/index.php?id=744#!ct/21038,22505,24216?mc/33.996319440747655,-81.02758169174196?z/15 Please monitor https://sc.edu/carolinaalert and local media for more information and updates.


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.

09/09/2020 10:42 am

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.


FLASH FLOOD WARNING issued for Columbia campus

07/29/2020 10:41 pm

FLASH FLOOD WARNING issued for Columbia campus


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

07/06/2020 12:26 pm

Please visit https://sc.edu/safety/coronavirus/ which contains background on coronavirus, resources and important updates for the Gamecock community.


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.


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

06/27/2020 8:29 pm

Please visit https://sc.edu/safety/coronavirus/ which contains background on coronavirus, resources and important updates for the Gamecock community.


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

Please visit https://sc.edu/safety/coronavirus/ which contains background on coronavirus, resources and important updates for the Gamecock community.


Novel Coronavirus (COVID - 19) https://sc.edu/about/offices_and_divisions/law_enforcement_and_safety/emergency-procedures/natural-disasters-fire/index.php/

06/26/2020 12:07 pm

Novel Coronavirus (COVID - 19) https://sc.edu/about/offices_and_divisions/law_enforcement_and_safety/emergency-procedures/natural-disasters-fire/index.php/



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