Chesterfield Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning
Issued: 10:25 PM EST Dec. 15, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Pee Dee River at Cheraw.
* Until Tuesday night, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9 PM Saturday the stage was 30.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 30.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising through Sunday evening,
and crest just under 36 feet around midnight. The river will fall
below flood stage by Tuesday night.
* At 30.0 feet... the higher bank begins to flood. Large areas of
farmland and river bottomland near Cheraw will be flooded. Portions
of Riverside Park become flooded.
* At 35.0 feet... southeast of Wallace, Old River Road between
community Road and Highway 912 will become flooded, and may need
to be closed.
* At 36.0 feet... extensive overflow of the left bank will occur, and
large areas of farmland near Cheraw will be flooded. Livestock and
farm equipment should be moved to higher ground.

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