Weather Alerts for Marion Co

Issued by the National Weather Service

       River Flood Warning      

River Flood Warning  RIVER FLOOD WARNING   River Flood Warning
MARION CO

Areas Affected:
Horry - Marion
Effective: Sat, 1/23 9:18am Updated: Sat, 1/23 11:20am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Mon, 1/25 7:00am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in North
Carolina...South Carolina...
Lumber River Near Lumberton affecting Robeson County.
Little Pee Dee River At Galivants Ferry affecting Horry and
Marion Counties.
Waccamaw River At Conway affecting Horry County.
For the Lumber River...including Lumberton Usgs Gage, Nichols,
Pembroke, Maxton, Lumberton, Boardman...Minor flooding is forecast.
For the Little Pee Dee River...including Galivants Ferry...Minor
flooding is forecast.
For the Waccamaw River...including Above Conway, Aiw At old Hwy 544
At Socastee, Conway, Freeland, Longs...Minor flooding is forecast.
...The Flood Warning remains in effect...
The Flood Warning continues for
the Little Pee Dee River At Galivants Ferry.
* Until Monday morning.
* At 8:00 PM EST Friday the stage was 9.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage
tomorrow evening and continue falling to 8.7 feet Wednesday
evening.
* Impact...At 9.0 feet, Flood waters will begin to affect
residential yards in the Fork Retch community upstream of
Galivants Ferry near the town of Nichols. Swampland flooding
becomes noticeable and natural boat landings will be flooded.
&&

Information:
Motorists should not attempt to drive around barricades or drive
cars through flooded areas.
Additional information is available at water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.
php?wfo=ilm
The next statement will be issued by this evening.