. - MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) The water levels on both the Waccamaw and Great Pee Dee Rivers will continue to d rop through this week.
As of Monday, The Waccamaw River was at 12.3 feet. With the forecast of dry weather through late Thursday, the river will continue to slowly d rop. By Saturday evening, the River is forecast to d rop to 11.3 feet. Flood stage is 11 feet. While the water levels are d ropping, flooding will linger in the flood-prone areas of Lees Landing, Riverfront South, Pitch Landing, and Savannah Bluff. Minor flooding will also linger on the south end of the Intracoastal Waterway near Socastee and Bucksport.
The Great Pee Dee River is also falling rather quickly now. Minor flooding starts at 19 feet and the river is currently at 19. 97 feet. The river is forecast to fall below flood stage by late Thursday or early Friday.