Flood warnings issued for Great Pee Dee River, Black Creek - WMBFNews.com, Myrtle Beach/Florence SC, Weather

Breaking

Flood warnings issued for Great Pee Dee River, Black Creek

Source: WMBF News Source: WMBF News

WILMINGTON, NC (WMBF) - The National Weather Service in Wilmington, N.C., has issued a flood warning for the Great Pee Dee River at the Pee Dee and Black Creek at Quinby.

According to the NWS, the Great Pee Dee River will affect Marion and Florence counties, while the Black Creek at Quinby will impact Darlington and Florence counties.

Minor flooding is in the forecast, according to the NWS. The warning for the Great Pee Dee River goes from Wednesday evening until further notice.  As of 10 a.m., Tuesday, the stage was 7.67 feet. Flood stage is 19 feet.

The Great Pee Dee is forecast to rise above flood stage by late Wednesday evening and continue to rise to near 21.1 feet by Saturday morning, according to the NWS.

The warning for Black Creek begins Tuesday evening and goes through Friday evening. As of 10 a.m., Tuesday, its stage was 7.36 feet. Flood stage is 10 feet, according to the NWS.

Black Creek is forecast to rise above flood stage by late Tuesday evening and continue to rise to nearly 12 feet by early Thursday morning. It is expected to fall below flood stage by late Friday morning.

Copyright 2017 WMBF News. All rights reserved.

  • Local NewsLocalMore>>

  • WMBF News hosting Facebook Town Hall with Rep. Tom Rice today at noon

    WMBF News hosting Facebook Town Hall with Rep. Tom Rice today at noon

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 10:10 AM EDT2017-08-22 14:10:00 GMT
    (Source: rice.house.gov)(Source: rice.house.gov)

    U.S. Representative Tom Rice is hosting a series of town hall-style events this week; one of his stops will be right here at WMBF News. We’re sitting down with the congressman to get your questions answered, and he’ll do it live on the WMBF News Facebook page and on WMBFNews.com. The Facebook Town Hall will take place on August 22 at noon. Rep. Rice will be live with us for one hour.

    More >>

    U.S. Representative Tom Rice is hosting a series of town hall-style events this week; one of his stops will be right here at WMBF News. We’re sitting down with the congressman to get your questions answered, and he’ll do it live on the WMBF News Facebook page and on WMBFNews.com. The Facebook Town Hall will take place on August 22 at noon. Rep. Rice will be live with us for one hour.

    More >>
  • Searches for 'eyes hurt,' 'eye damage' peak during eclipse in South Carolina

    Searches for 'eyes hurt,' 'eye damage' peak during eclipse in South Carolina

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 9:17 AM EDT2017-08-22 13:17:34 GMT
    Viewer "pmariano" viewing the eclipse with goggles. (Source: pmariano)Viewer "pmariano" viewing the eclipse with goggles. (Source: pmariano)

    If Google search trends are any indication, many South Carolina eclipse watchers may not have heeded expert advice, and are now suffering eye pain and damage, or they were at least searching the internet about it Monday.

    More >>

    If Google search trends are any indication, many South Carolina eclipse watchers may not have heeded expert advice, and are now suffering eye pain and damage, or they were at least searching the internet about it Monday.

    More >>
  • Florence County Museum to introduce new exhibition

    Florence County Museum to introduce new exhibition

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 7:44 AM EDT2017-08-22 11:44:12 GMT
    The Florence County Museum’s Water Gallery will add a new exhibition from artist Adrian Rhodes Tuesday. (Source: Florence County Museum)The Florence County Museum’s Water Gallery will add a new exhibition from artist Adrian Rhodes Tuesday. (Source: Florence County Museum)

    The Florence County Museum’s Water Gallery will add a new exhibition from artist Adrian Rhodes Tuesday. 

    More >>

    The Florence County Museum’s Water Gallery will add a new exhibition from artist Adrian Rhodes Tuesday. 

    More >>
Powered by Frankly