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Local rivers expected to rise once again

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) Recent rainfall from last week and again Sunday and Monday is leading to more rises on our local rivers. 

For the Waccamaw River, the current stage is 11.22 feet and is expected to crest at 11.4 feet Friday morning. This is considered "Minor Flood Stage" and will cause more flooding in Lees Landing, Pitch Landing, Savannah Bluff, Riverside Drive and Riverfront South. 

The Black River in Kingstree will fall The river will fall below flood stage by Friday. 

The Little Pee Dee River is expected to crest early Tuesday at 9.1 feet.  Mainly farmland and swamp flooding is expected. The river will fall below flood stage on Thursday.  

The Great Pee Dee River has crested and will slowly fall through the rest of the week. Farmlands near the river and logging operations will be flooded along with many natural boat landings. 

The Lynches River at Effingham has crested and will fall through the weekend. Roads near Effingham and New Hope may have some water on them. 

The Lumber River is expected to crest Wednesday at 15.6 feet.  The current stage is 15.2 feet. Flooding will be likely in the Pines and Cox Pond areas of Lumberton. Flooding will also be possible near the Pepsi Plant and along River Road, Chickenfoot Road, Hestertown Road and Noir Street. 

No more significant rain is expected this week. Download our WMBF First Alert weather app and keep checking WMBFNews.com  for the latest updates. 

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