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Public Information Statement
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
956 PM EST SUN APR 15 2007

...RAINFALL TOTALS AND PEAK WIND GUSTS ACROSS THE MIDLANDS OF SOUTH 
CAROLINA AND CENTRAL SAVANNAH RIVER AREA OF GEORGIA...

THE FOLLOWING ARE TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OBSERVED DURING THIS RECENT 
RAIN EVENT...WHICH STARTED SATURDAY NIGHT...AND ENDED SUNDAY  
MORNING. (THERE WERE SOME LIGHT AMOUNTS THAT OCCURRED LATE SUNDAY 
AFTERNOON AND EVENING).

ALSO LISTED ARE PEAK WIND GUSTS SO FAR TODAY (SUNDAY APRIL 15).

TO SUBMIT YOUR REPORTS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN 
COLUMBIA...PLEASE CALL 1.800.775.7199. YOUR REPORTS ARE APPRECIATED.

THE FOLLOWING ARE OFFICAL RAINFALL REPORTS...

LOCATION.........................COUNTY/STATE.........AMT....SOURCE

ORANGEBURG MUN APT...............ORANGEBURG CO SC.....3.32...ASOS
BARNWELL.........................BARNWELL CO SC.......3.20...COOP
SHAW AFB.........................SUMTER CO SC.........3.02...OBS
RIMINI...........................CLARENDON CO SC......2.45...COOP
WAYNESBORO.......................BURKE CO SC..........2.20...COOP
AUGUSTA BUSH FIELD...............RICHMOND CO GA.......1.81...ASOS
SANDY RUN........................CALHOUN CO SC........1.80...COOP
AIKEN............................AIKEN CO SC..........1.59...COOP
AUGUSTA DANIEL FIELD.............RICHMOND CO GA.......1.35...ASOS
AUGUSTA RIVERWALK................RICHMOND CO GA.......1.25...NWS LARC
LEXINGTON (3 WSW)................LEXINGTON CO SC......0.96...NWS EMPL
SPRINGFIELD......................ORANGEBURG CO SC.....0.90...COOP
PELION...........................LEXINGTON CO SC......0.86...COOP
CHAPPELLS........................NEWBERRY CO SC.......0.84...COOP
USC COLUMBIA.....................RICHLAND CO SC.......0.79...COOP
CEDAR CREEK......................RICHLAND CO SC.......0.73...COOP
JOHNSTON.........................EDGEFIELD CO SC......0.69...COOP
COLUMBIA METRO APT...............LEXINGTON CO SC......0.68...ASOS
COLUMBIA OWENS FIELD.............RICHLAND CO SC.......0.67...ASOS
SALUDA FILTER PLANT..............SALUDA CO SC.........0.64...COOP
SANDHILL EXP STN.................RICHLAND CO SC.......0.58...COOP 
CLARKS HILL LAKE DAM.............MCCORMICK CO SC......0.47...COOP
APPLING..........................COLUMBIA CO GA.......0.40...NWS LARC

THE FOLLOWING ARE RAINFALL REPORTS FROM AUTOMATED RAINFALL GAGES...

LOCATION.........................COUNTY/STATE.........AMT....SOURCE

SANTEE NWR.......................CLARENDON CO SC......3.20...USFW 
SAVRAW/SRS (6 ENE JACKSON).......AIKEN CO SC..........2.98...USFS
COPE.............................ORANGEBURG CO SC.....2.83...MESONET
SARDIS...........................BURKE CO GA..........2.60...USGS
MIDVILLE.........................BURKE CO GA..........2.37...GAEMN
SAVRIV/SRS (11 E JACKSON)........AIKEN CO SC..........2.18...USFS
NEW SAVANNAH LOCK AND DAM........RICHMOND CO GA.......1.67...USGS   
FT. GORDON (BUTLER CR RES).......RICHMOND CO GA.......1.60...USGS
BISHOPVILLE......................LEE CO SC............1.39...USGS
CLEARWATER.......................AIKEN CO SC..........1.35...USGS
PAGELAND.........................CHESTERFIELD CO SC...1.35...USGS
DEARING..........................MCDUFFIE CO GA.......1.30...GAEMN
MARTINEZ.........................COLUMBIA CO GA.......1.16...MESONET
NEAR LAKE MURRAY DAM.............LEXINGTON CO SC......1.15...USGS
MCBEE............................CHESTERFIELD CO SC...1.08...USGS
MONETTA..........................AIKEN CO SC..........1.04...USGS
CAROLINA SANDHILLS NWR...........CHESTERFIELD CO SC...1.04...USFW
CHESTERFIELD.....................CHESTERFIELD CO SC...0.83...USGS
MT CARMEL........................MCCORMICK CO SC......0.74...USGS
SALUDA...........................SALUDA CO SC.........0.74...USGS 
BATESBURG........................LEXINGTON CO SC......0.58...USGS
AUGUSTA (SPIRIT CR/US 1).........RICHMOND CO GA.......0.48...USGS
EDGEFIELD........................EDGEFIELD CO SC......0.42...USGS
PLUM BRANCH......................MCCORMICK CO SC......0.30...USGS

THE FOLLOWING ARE UNOFFICIAL REPORTS...

MARTINEZ......................COLUMBIA CO GA....2-3 INCHES...MEDIA
SOUTH AIKEN...................AIKEN CO SC.............1.50...MEDIA
BURNETTOWN....................AIKEN CO SC.............1.10...MEDIA

THE FOLLOWING ARE MEASURED PEAK WIND GUSTS...

LOCATION.................COUNTY/STATE.........SPEED/TIME (EDT)

THURMOND RESERVOIR.......MCCORMICK CO SC......49 MPH/620 PM SUN
SHAW AFB.................SUMTER CO SC.........46 MPH/524 PM SUN
AUGUSTA BUSH FIELD.......RICHMOND CO GA.......46 MPH/633 PM SUN
COLUMBIA METRO APT.......LEXINGTON CO SC......45 MPH/535 PM SUN
ORANGEBURG MUN APT.......ORANGEBURG CO SC.....44 MPH/530 PM SUN
COLUMBIA OWENS FIELD.....RICHLAND CO SC.......43 MPH/448 PM SUN
THOMSON AIRPORT..........MCDUFFIE CO GA.......43 MPH/524 PM SUN
MCENTIRE ANG BASE....... RICHLAND CO SC.......43 MPH/123 PM SUN
DEARING..................MCDUFFIE CO GA.......42 MPH/432 PM SUN
SANTEE NWR...............CLARENDON CO SC......42 MPH/1044 AM SUN
SRS (6 ENE JACKSON)......AIKEN CO SC..........40 MPH/106 PM SUN
CLARKS HILL LAKE DAM.....MCCORMICK CO SC......39 MPH/748 PM SUN
SRS (11 E JACKSON).......AIKEN CO SC..........38 MPH/707 PM SUN
AUGUSTA DANIEL FIELD.....RICHMOND CO GA.......37 MPH/440 PM SUN
MIDVILLE.................BURKE CO GA..........35 MPH/436 PM SUN
CAROLINA SANDHILLS NWR...CHESTERFIELD CO SC...34 MPH/314 PM SUN
PLUM BRANCH..............MCCORMICK CO SC......32 MPH/245 PM SUN





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