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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
1223 PM EST SAT DEC 19 2009

...UPDATES AND CORRECTIONS...

THE FOLLOWING ARE TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS FROM THE RECENT HEAVY 
RAINFALL EVENT. MOST OF THE PRECIPITATION FELL ON FRIDAY 
DECEMBER 18TH. APPRECIATION FOR THESE REPORTS IS EXTENDED TO 

COOPERATIVE OBSERVERS...AND OTHER SOURCES.


LOCATION                    COUNTY/STATE        SOURCE    AMOUNT
                                                         (INCHES)
OFFICIAL REPORTS

COLUMBIA BLO LK M. - MURS1  LEXINGTON CO SC     USGS      2.59
SPRINGFIELD - SPRS1         ORANGEBURG CO SC    COOP      2.18
USFS NEAR JACKSON - SRVS1   AIKEN CO SC         USFS      2.10
CAROLINA H.JACKSON - JEFS1  CHESTERFIELD CO SC  USGS      2.07
SALUDA FLTR PLT - SADS1     SALUDA CO SC        COOP      2.06
COLUMBIA OWENS FIELD - KCUB RICHLAND CO SC      ASOS      2.04
COLUMBIA METRO APT - KCAE   LEXINGTON CO SC     ASOS      2.01
APPLING - APPG1             COLUMBIA CO GA      NWS LARC  2.00
SANDY RUN - SANS1           CALHOUN CO SC       COOP      2.00

USFS NR. JACKSON - SRSS1    AIKEN CO SC         USFS      1.99
AIKEN - AKIS1               AIKEN CO SC         COOP      1.98 
BARNWELL - BNLS1            BARNWELL CO SC      COOP      1.95
CHAPPELLS - CHAS1           NEWBERRY CO SC      COOP      1.95
MCCORMICK - MCCS1           MCCORMICK CO SC     COOP      1.95
LONGTOWN - LNTS1            FAIRFIELD CO SC     COOP      1.94
BLACKVILLE CLEM. - BLVS1    BARNWELL CO SC      USGS      1.93
LK GREENWOOD - CHPS1        NEWBERRY CO SC      COOP      1.93
LITTLE MOUNTAIN - LIMS1     NEWBERRY CO SC      COOP      1.93
JOHNSTON - JOHS1            EDGEFIELD CO SC     COOP      1.92
MCTIER CR. MONETTA - MCTS1  AIKEN CO SC         USGS      1.91
CEDAR CREEK - BLYS1         RICHLAND CO SC      COOP      1.90
SAVANNAH BL.LK.DAM - NSLG1  RICHMOND CO GA      USGS      1.90
KIOKEE CR. EVANS - EVNG1    COLUMBIA CO GA      USGS      1.89
NEWBERRY - NYWS1            NEWBERRY CO SC      USGS      1.89
BAMBERG - BAMS1             BAMBERG CO SC       COOP      1.87
HORSE CR.CLRWATER - CLRS1   AIKEN CO GA         USGS      1.87

ORANGEBURG MUN APT - KOGB   ORANGEBURG CO SC    ASOS      1.82
BISHOPVILLE - BISS1         LEE CO SC           USGS      1.81
AUGUSTA 11TH ST - AGUG1     RICHMOND CO GA      NWS LARC  1.77
AUGUSTA BUSH FIELD - KAGS   RICHMOND CO GA      ASOS      1.75
PELION - PLNS1              LEXINGTON CO SC     COOP      1.75
SANDHILL - SAHS1            RICHLAND CO SC      COOP      1.75
WAYNESBORO - WYNG1          BURKE CO GA         COOP      1.75
HOLLY HILL - HHLS1          ORANGEBURG CO SC    COOP      1.74
SUMTER SHAW AFB - KSSC      SUMTER CO SC        ASOS      1.72
AUGUSTA DANIEL FIELD - KDNL RICHMOND CO GA      ASOS      1.71
MCENTIRE ANG - KMMT         RICHLAND CO SC      ASOS      1.69
CHESTERFIELD - CSFS1        CHESTERFIELD CO SC  USGS      1.63
SANTEE ST. PAULS - SPLS1    CLARENDON CO SC     USGS      1.62
WAYNESB. GIRARD - GIRG1     BURKE CO GA         USGS      1.61
EDGEFIELD - EGFS1           EDGEFIELD CO SC     USGS      1.57
CHESTERFIELD - CTFS1        CHESTERFIELD CO SC  COOP      1.56
MCBEE - MBES1               CHESTERFIELD CO SC  USGS      1.54

SAV. RAWS JACKSON - JCKS1   BARNWELL CO SC      USFS      1.52
SPIRIT CREEK - SPTG1        RICHMOND CO GA      USGS      1.45
L. G. CHAPPELLS - LGRS1     NEWBERRY CO SC      USGS      1.42
BUTLER CREEK RES. - FORG1   RICHMOND CO GA      USGS      1.41
PAGELAND - PAGS1            CHESTERFIELD CO SC  USGS      1.39
SARDIS - SARG1              BURKE CO GA         USGS      1.32


UNOFFICIAL REPORTS

CONGAREE NP                 RICHLAND CO SC      RAWS      1.98
DEARING                     MCDUFFIC CO GA      GAEMN     1.94
CLARKS HILL DAM             MCCORMICK CO SC     GAEMN     1.82
SANTEE NWR                  CLARENDON CO SC     RAWS      1.62
CAROLINA SANDHILLS NWR      CHESTERFIELD CO SC  RAWS      1.52
MIDVILLE                    BURKE CO GA         GAEMN     1.43



THE FOLLOWING ARE COCORAHS PRECIPITATION REPORTS

LOCATION              COCORAH ID    AMOUNT 
                                   (INCHES)

LEXINGTON 0.8 WNW     SC-LX-36      2.28
LEXINGTON 1.6 WNW     SC-LX-5       2.26
OAK GROVE 1.4 N       SC-LX-7       2.25
SEVEN OAKS 2.2 NNE    SC-RC-3       2.24
COLUMBIA 2.7 NNW      SC-RC-28      2.24
AIKEN 8.1 SSE         SC-AK-16      2.15
OAK GROVE 2.2 SW      SC-LX-8       2.13
IRMO 3.3 WNW          SC-RC-26      2.11
GASTON 5.3 E          SC-CA-2       2.10
LEXINGTON 3.4 SSE     SC-LX-26      2.07

IRMO 4.2 NNW          SC-RC-5       2.06
IRMO 3.3 NW           SC-RC-4       2.04
SUMTER 1.3 SE         SC-SM-1       2.03
POMARIA 4.0 N         SC-NW-2       1.94
WEST COLUMBIA 8.0 SW  SC-LX-38      1.88
EVANS 2.1 NNW         GA-CU-3       1.87
ELGIN 1.2 SW          SC-KR-9       1.84
COLUMBIA 6.8 NNE      SC-RC-9       1.80
AIKEN 7.2 NNE         SC-AK-18      1.78
COLUMBIA 6.7 N        SC-RC-12      1.76
TRENTON 6.3 SSW       SC-ED-2       1.76
GILBERT 1.2 SSW       SC-LX-39      1.71
CAMDEN 4.2 ENE        SC-KR-3       1.64
AIKEN 2.7 NW          SC-AK-15      1.59
SUMMERTON 5.2 SSE     SC-CD-4       1.57
VANCE 1.5 ENE         SC-OR-6       1.54
SUMMERTON 8.4 SE      SC-CD-1       1.20


$$
DCM/JLK





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