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5 Alerts
October 11, 2019 3:12 PM

Boil Water Advisory Lifted

The City of Rock hill has lifted the boil water advisory for all water customers.

October 9, 2019 6:34 PM

Public Advisory Line and Fact Sheet for Boil Water Advisory

Citizens may utilize the York County Office of Emergency Management Public Advisory Line for information please dial 803-325-2400 and press option (1).

There is a boil water advisory now in effect for all water customers throughout York County. This is...

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October 9, 2019 3:09 PM

Water Main Break at Rock Hill Water Filter Plant

Due to a 24” water main break at the Rock Hill water filter plant on Cherry Road, we ask York County and municipal water customers, including City of Rock Hill customers, to reduce water use as much as possible while crews work to isolate the problem. The...

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June 11, 2019 9:09 AM

Areal Flood Warning for York County, SC

Areal Flood Warning for York County, SC: Emergency Management confirms some flooding on the Catawba River with the gauge above Rock Hill 4 feet above flood stage. Buildings and roads in flood plains adjacent to the Catawba River in York and Mecklenburg...

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May 2, 2019 8:35 AM

CORRECTION: Buster Boyd Boat Access Closed May 6, 7, & 8

Buster Boyd Boat Access will be closed May 6, 7, 8 to have parking lines repainted.

Weather Alerts

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July 26, 2021 5:53 PM

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for York County

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for York County - producing frequent and intense lightning along extremely heavy rainfall and winds. Do not drive through areas where water is flowing over the road. Use caution and...

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July 7, 2021 5:06 PM

Stay Weather Aware

The heaviest rainfall associated with Tropical Storm Elsa remains to our east and southeast. Localized flooding possible depending on the exact track Elsa takes. Elsa could weaken significantly before moving this far north, reducing impacts. Stay tuned...

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June 18, 2021 3:02 PM

Be weather Aware this Weekend

Late Saturday through Monday - Heavy rainfall with localized flooding possible. Prepare now for the any associated impacts. Make sure to keep updated with the latest forecast information regarding this tropical system in the coming days.

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May 4, 2021 3:59 PM

A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT YORK COUNTY UNTIL 330PM

A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT YORK COUNTY UNTIL 330PM -
Locations to be impacted include... Rock Hill, York, Tega Cay, Newport, Lesslie.
Wind gusts up to 50 mph and pea size hail could be possible.

May 3, 2021 11:04 AM

Active Weather The Next Few Days

Active weather the next three days with an elevated risk of severe thunderstorms, lightning and damaging wind gusts. Please use caution and remain weather aware.

May 3, 2021 10:22 AM

Be Weather Aware Today

Strong to severe storms are expected across the area today, mainly this afternoon into early evening. The main threats will be damaging winds and large hail, but an isolated tornado cannot be ruled out, especially across the I-85 corridor

April 23, 2021 3:38 PM

Be Weather Aware this Weekend

Strong to severe storms are possible Saturday afternoon into Saturday evening. The main potential threats are isolated tornadoes, isolated large hail, and damaging wind gusts. Make sure you have multiple ways to receive warnings.

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April 10, 2021 6:09 PM

Be Weather Aware this Evening

Line of showers and thunderstorms will roll through the area this evening. A few may become strong to severe, with damaging straight line winds posing the biggest threat. Stay weather aware through the rest of this evening!

April 2, 2021 10:47 AM

Freeze warning in effect from tonight, April 2, 2021 until 9am Saturday

Freeze warning in effect from tonight, April 2, 2021 until 9am Saturday - Sub-freezing temperatures as low as 28 expected. Impacts - Frost and freeze conditions will kill crops and other sensitive.

March 31, 2021 3:15 PM

Freeze Watch in effect from Thursday night to Friday morning.

Freeze Watch in effect from Thursday night to Friday morning. Sub-freezing temperatures from the upper 20s to near 30 possible. Take steps now to protect tender plants from the cold. Frost and freeze conditions could kill crops, other sensitive vegetation...

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March 25, 2021 4:55 PM

Be Weather Aware this Evening and Friday

Periods of scattered to numerous thunderstorms are expected through early Friday. Isolated storms could produce severe weather, with locally damaging winds and isolated, brief tornadoes being the primary threats. Be weather alert and stay safe.

March 18, 2021 4:56 PM

Tornado Warning for York County until 5:30pm

York County Outdoor Warning Sirens sounded due to the Tornado Warning - Stay Weather Alert!

March 18, 2021 3:28 PM

The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for York County

The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for York County until 6pm. Please stay weather aware and stay up-to-date with the latest weather forecasts from the National Weather Service and local meteorologists.

March 17, 2021 11:07 AM

Be weather aware for Thursday, March 18, 2021

Weather for Thursday is likely to impact our area - Please be weather aware and plan accordingly. Please continue to monitor the latest forecasts over the next 24 hours leading up to this weather event.

The main threats will be damaging winds, large...

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February 17, 2021 3:51 PM

Be weather aware for Thursday, Feb 18, 2021

Be weather aware for Thursday, Feb 18, 2021 - Heavy rains totaling 1.5 - 2 inches with temperatures expected to stay above freezing, but will be cold in the mid 30's. Impact to travel, slow down and use caution due to fog and heavy rains.

January 7, 2021 2:33 PM

Be Weather Aware

Snowfall is possible in the next 24 hours; however, the expected snow accumulation remains at or near 0”. Rain and some flurries are to be expected. Black Ice may be possible in the evening hours of Friday, Jan 08, 2021. Remain weather alert and use...

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November 12, 2020 4:32 PM

Areal Flood Warning for York County Until 9:30pm

An Areal Flood Warning for York County Until 9:30 PM EST. Flooding is imminent or occurring. Please be careful.

November 12, 2020 3:21 PM

Flash Flood Warning for York County Extended until 6:00 PM

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has extended the Flash Flood Warning for York County until 6:00PM.

November 12, 2020 12:40 PM

Flash Flood Warning for York County until 3:00 PM EST

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has extended
the Flash Flood Warning for York County until 3:00 PM EST.

November 12, 2020 11:31 AM

Flash Flood Warning for York County until 1:00 PM

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has extended
the Flash Flood Warning for York County in upstate South Carolina until 1:00 PM EST.

November 12, 2020 9:15 AM

Flash Flood Warning Until 11:00AM for York County

Be Weather Aware Today: National Weather Service has announced Flash Flood Warning for York County until 11:00 AM EST.

October 28, 2020 8:43 PM

Tropical Storm Warning in effect for York County

A Tropical Storm Warning means tropical storm-force winds are expected within the next 36 hours The combination of gusty winds and wet to saturated soils is expected to result in scattered downed trees and power lines, with scattered power outages...

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October 28, 2020 4:55 PM

Be Weather Aware

Hurricane Zeta is expected to make landfall along the Louisiana coast this evening. In York county, heavy rainfall and localized flash flooding, very gusty south winds, and isolated severe thunderstorms are possible as the remnants of Zeta pass late...

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October 9, 2020 2:28 PM

Be weather alert and stay safe this weekend

Heavy rainfall and isolated thunderstorms possible this weekend – Hurricane Delta is expected to bring heavy rain affecting the Carolinas. Despite the recent dry weather, localized flooding will be possible. Be weather alert and stay safe.

September 29, 2020 10:40 AM

Be Weather Aware Today

Numerous showers and thunderstorms will cross the region today, producing locally heavy rainfall and potentially isolated damaging wind gusts. Rainfall totals could cause flooding of small streams and poor drainage areas.

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September 16, 2020 10:02 AM

A Flash Flood Watch is in effect beginning Thursday morning at 8am

A Flash Flood Watch is in effect from 8am Thursday morning thru 8am Friday morning for York County. Widespread heavy rain showers and a few thunderstorms are expected. Storm total rainfall of 4 to 6 inches is expected over a 24 to 30 hour period. This...

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August 9, 2020 8:54 AM

Earthquake Reported near NC & Virginia Border.

No earthquake has been confirmed in our state; however, USGS reported a 5.1 magnitude quake near the North Carolina & Virginia border. This was felt in York County.
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July 20, 2020 4:43 PM

STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT YORK COUNTY this evening -

STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT YORK COUNTY this evening - Wind gusts up to 40 mph, pea size hail and very heavy rainfall rates up to 2 inches per hour will be possible.

July 20, 2020 9:41 AM

HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM TODAY

WEATHER - HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM TODAY: Heat index values around 105 degrees expected for York County. Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS: Drink plenty of fluids,...

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May 26, 2020 2:33 PM

Be Weather Aware this week

Wet conditions will continue throughout the week, with the peak threat of flooding or flash flooding arising Wednesday afternoon through Wednesday night. Stay tuned into your local news stations and the National Weather Service.

May 18, 2020 12:17 PM

Be Weather Aware this week

A few severe thunderstorms today with flooding possible Tuesday thru Thursday – Starting tonight, waves of showers and thunderstorms will move across the region. A few of the storms could become strong to severe and produce damaging winds and large hail....

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May 5, 2020 2:47 PM

Be Weather Aware Today

The National Weather Service has announced strong to severe thunderstorms developing this afternoon over the Carolina's. The main threats will be damaging winds and large hail. Isolated tornadoes will also be possible.
Please continue to monitor local...

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April 28, 2020 4:12 PM

Be Weather Aware on Wednesday

There’s a marginal risk of severe weather for Wednesday. Go ahead and prepare today so you know what to do if a Warning is issued by the National Weather Service.
Stay tuned to the National Weather Service and local meteorologists for weather updates....

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April 19, 2020 3:58 PM

Isolated Severe Weather

Stay weather aware today. Forecasters with the National Weather Service predict severe storms could start early this afternoon and continue into tomorrow morning. Please monitor the National Weather Service and local news outlets throughout the evening...

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April 10, 2020 3:07 PM

Flooding and Severe Thunderstorms Possible Sunday

Weather: Flooding and Severe Thunderstorms Possible Sunday - A strong weather system will affect the area Sunday. This system will generate periods of heavy rainfall and possible localized flooding.

February 19, 2020 5:10 PM

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY in effect from 10am Thursday to Midnight

Weather: WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY in effect from 10am Thursday to Midnight Thursday night. Less than an inch of snow is expected across the Upstate of South Carolina. Any change in available moisture with this system will change total snowfall amounts....

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February 7, 2020 9:18 AM

WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 6 PM TODAY

WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 6 PM TODAY - West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph expected FOR York County. - IMPACTS...Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Trees and limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may...

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February 6, 2020 8:32 PM

Flash Flood Cancelled & Areal Flood Warning Announced

THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR YORK COUNTY IS CANCELLED - It has been replaced with an Areal Flood Warning that is valid until
215 AM Friday. Please continue to heed any remaining road closures.

February 6, 2020 7:08 PM

Flash Flood Warning until 1am Friday morning.

The National Weather Service has extended the Flash Flood Warning until 1am Friday morning. At 641pm moderate to heavy rain continues across the
warned area. Flash flooding is ongoing. HAZARD...Flash flooding caused by heavy rain.
IMPACT...Flooding of...

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February 6, 2020 3:59 PM

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS CANCELLED THE TORNADO WATCH FOR YORK COUNTY.

Tornado Watch for York County, SC, Chester County, SC, Union County, SC – CANCELLED - THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS CANCELLED THE TORNADO WATCH FOR YORK COUNTY.

February 6, 2020 2:21 PM

Areal Flood Advisory for York County, SC Event extended

Areal Flood Advisory for York County, SC Event extended - The National Weather Service has extended the Flood Advisory for York County until 6:30pm. At 2:06 PM EST, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain has fallen due to thunderstorms. Additional moderate...

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February 6, 2020 2:05 PM

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for York County until 7pm

Flash Flood Warning for York County, SC - The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for York County until 7pm. At 1:53 PM EST, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Up to two inches of rain...

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February 6, 2020 12:19 PM

The National Weather Service in has issued a Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for York County u

Areal Flood Advisory for York County, SC - The National Weather Service in has issued a Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for York County until 3:15pm. At 12:08 PM EST, Doppler radar is showing a line of thunderstorms producing high rainfall rates...

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February 6, 2020 12:15 PM

The National Weather Service in has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for York County until 12:45

Weather: Severe Thunderstorm Warning for York County, SC - The National Weather Service in has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for York County until 12:45pm. At 1202pm, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Gastonia to...

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February 6, 2020 11:20 AM

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Advisory for York County until 2:30 pm today

Areal Flood Advisory for York County, SC - The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Advisory for York County until 2:30 pm today. The radar indicates heavy rain due to thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area. Up to two...

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February 6, 2020 11:05 AM

National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 11:45 am

Weather: Severe Thunderstorm Warning for York County, SC, Cherokee County, SC - The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 11:45 am. At 10:46 am, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles northeast of Gaffney, or near...

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February 6, 2020 11:02 AM

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 11:45 am.

Weather: Severe Thunderstorm Warning for York County, SC, Cherokee County, SC - The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 11:45 am. At 10:46 am, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles northeast of Gaffney, or near...

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February 6, 2020 10:35 AM

A TORNADO WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON FOR YORK COUNTY

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A TORNADO WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON FOR YORK COUNTY – please be aware and continue to monitor local news stations; as well as, the national weather service.

February 5, 2020 11:09 AM

FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EST THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EST THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING. The threat for heavy and/or excessive rainfall will be on the increase Thursday morning. Rapid rises...

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October 31, 2019 3:54 PM

The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for York County

The National Weather Service has issued tornado watch 688 in effect until 11 PM EDT this evening. Included Upstate areas are as follows:

ABBEVILLE, CHEROKEE, CHESTER,
GREENVILLE, GREENWOOD, LAURENS,
SPARTANBURG, UNION, and YORK.

Please monitor local...

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September 4, 2019 5:12 PM

Hurricane Dorian Update #2

York County Office of Emergency Management continues to monitor Hurricane Dorian in coordination with the South Carolina Emergency Management Division. Affects from Dorian are beginning to be felt along the coastal areas of South Carolina. Current update...

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September 3, 2019 12:16 PM

York County Hurricane Dorian Update

York County Office of Emergency Management is closely monitoring Hurricane Dorian, and is in close contact with the South Carolina Emergency Management Division (SCEMD). Currently, there are no expected impacts to York County.

Emergency Management is...

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June 20, 2019 1:18 PM

The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for Thursday, June 20

Thunderstorms will develop quickly from the west this afternoon across the western Carolinas and northeast Georgia. The thunderstorms will likely develop first over the mountains during the early afternoon hours, then migrate over the foothills and...

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April 26, 2019 8:36 AM

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK FOR FRIDAY 4-26-2019: From the National Weather Service.........

Isolated strong to severe thunderstorms are possible this afternoon and evening focused across eastern portions of the Upstate of South Carolina into the I-77 corridor of North Carolina. While damaging winds possibly due to microbursts are the main...

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April 18, 2019 3:11 PM

The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for Friday 4-19-2019

The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for Friday 4-19-2019; with the potential for severe weather. York County encourages citizens to have weather apps, which is the quickest way to receive "watches" and "warnings" issued by...

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