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30 Alerts
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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