The National Weather Service has developed a flood warning system for areas in the Reedy River and Richland Creek floodplains. The flood warning system is intended to provide up to a two-hour advanced warning of a flood hazard.
Warnings will be disseminated by local radio stations, including WFBC,
A flash flood watch means flash flooding is possible within the watch area. A flash flood warning means flash flooding is imminent or has been reported in the warning area.
During a flood, gas, water and power lines can be ruptured. Before leaving your property, turn off electric circuits and shut off gas and water valves. These simple steps can prevent additional losses due to fire, and the following actions can help mitigate the flood hazard during heavy rainfall: