FIRST ALERT: Great Pee Dee River in minor flood stage

FIRST ALERT: Great Pee Dee River in minor flood stage

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) The Great Pee Dee River will rise into minor flood stage Friday and will remain there through the weekend.

Recent rains have caused the Great Pee Dee River to slowly rise and the river will reach flood stage on Thursday.  A gradual climb in water levels along the river will continue into this weekend with a crest arriving early next week.

Flood stage on the Great Pee Dee River is 19 feet.  The river will rise to a crest at 22.6 feet by Monday.

At 22 feet, floodwater will begin to impact primarily swamplands and logging operations near the river.  Flood waters may impact areas as far downstream as Yauhannah for the next two weeks.

The latest river levels and next chance of additional rain can be found on the WMBF First Alert Weather App:

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