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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 Counties will continue to experience flooding due to runoff from recent heavy rains, and with more rain possible this evening.

Some locations that will experience flooding include locations along the Catawba River and associated flood plains including parts of: Fort Mill, Tega Cay, Town Of Lake Wylie, Steele Creek, Catawba, Lake Wylie, Lesslie, Rock Hill, Carowinds and Southwest Charlotte. Flooding is most likely along and near the Catawba River northeast of Rock Hill. Flooding will likely develop there along Herrons Ferry Road below Cherry Road/Highway 21.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Do not attempt to cross
water-covered roadways, bridges, or low-level crossings. Only a few inches of rapidly flowing water can carry away your vehicle. It is not worth the risk. Please TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN.

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