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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
635 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2008

THE FOLLOWING ARE TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OVER THE PAST 48 TO 72 
HOURS...FROM THE RECENT HEAVY RAINFALL EVENT ASSOCIATED 
WITH TROPICAL SYSTEM FAY.

APPRECIATION FOR THESE REPORTS IS EXTENDED TO COOPERATIVE
OBSERVERS...AND MEDIA.


...OFFICIAL REPORTS...


LOCATION                    COUNTY/STATE        SOURCE    AMOUNT

NEWBERRY - NWYS1            NEWBERRY CO SC      COOP      5.68
CHERAW WATER PLANT - CEWS   CHESTERFIELD CO SC  COOP      4.07
CEDAR CREEK - BLYS1         RICHLAND CO SC      COOP      3.96
SPRINGFIELD - SPRS1         ORANGEBURG CO SC    COOP      3.61 
PAGELAND - PGLS1            CHESTERFIELD CO SC  COOP      3.57
WAYNESBORO - WYNG1          BURKE CO GA         COOP      3.57
CHERAW - CHES1              CHESTERFIELD CO SC  COOP      3.46
LONGTOWN - LNTS1            FAIRFIELD CO SC     COOP      3.30
BARNWELL - BNLS1            BARNWELL CO SC      COOP      2.88
PELION - PLNS1              LEXINGTON CO SC     COOP      2.79
COLUMBIA METRO APT - KCAE   LEXINGTON CO SC     ASOS      2.64
LK GREENWOOD - CHPS1        NEWBERRY CO SC      COOP      2.44
CHESTERFIELD - CTFS1        CHESTERFIELD CO SC  COOP      2.37
BAMBERG - BAMS1             BAMBERG CO SC       COOP      2.25
CHAPPELLS - CHAS1           NEWBERRY CO SC      COOP      2.22
SANDHILL - SAHS1            RICHLAND CO SC      COOP      2.20
LAKE WATEREE - WATS1        KERSHAW CO SC       COOP      2.11
MCENTIRE ANGB - KMMT        RICHLAND CO SC      ASOS      2.00  
AIKEN - AIKS1               AIKEN CO SC         COOP      1.83
SANDY RUN - SANS1           CALHOUN CO SC       COOP      1.77
WINNSBORO - WNBS1           FAIRFIELD CO SC     COOP      1.68
MCCORMICK - MCCS1           MCCORMICK CO SC     COOP      1.66   
APPLING - APPG1             COLUMBIA CO GA      NWS LARC  1.50
CAMDEN - CPMS1              KERSHAW CO SC       COOP      1.50
BATESBURG - BATS1           LEXINGTON CO SC     COOP      1.48
RIMINI - RIMS1              CLARENDON CO SC     COOP      1.45
SUMTER - SMRS1              SUMTER CO SC        COOP      1.15
AUGUSTA BUSH FIELD - KAGS   RICHMOND CO GA      ASOS      1.13
ORANGEBURG MUN APT - KOGB   ORANGEBURG CO SC    ASOS      1.09
COLUMBIA OWENS FIELD - KCUB RICHLAND CO SC      ASOS      1.08
BISHOPVILLE - BSPS1         LEE CO SC           COOP      1.05
CLARKS HILL LK - CHDS1      MCCORMICK CO SC     COOP      0.86

JEFFERIES HYDRO - PINS1     BERKELEY CO SC      COOP      0.75
SUMTER SHAW AFB - KSSC      SUMTER CO SC        ASOS      0.71
JOHNSTON - JOHS1            EDGEFIELD CO SC     COOP      0.51
AUGUSTA 11TH - AGUG1        RICHMOND CO GA      NWS LARC  0.49
AUGUSTA DANIEL FIELD - KDNL RICHMOND CO GA      ASOS      0.36
LAKE MARION - PNVS1         CLARENDON CO SC     COOP      0.24


...UNOFFICIAL REPORTS...


...COCORAHS PRECIPITATION REPORTS IN THE SC MIDLANDS...

                                                  SNOW   SNOW  WATER
                                           PCPN   FALL  DEPTH  EQUIV
  
SC-LN-2   : FORT MILL 3.5 ENE        *   : 6.86 / 0.0 /   MM /   MM
SC-LX-28  : CHAPIN 2.8 SSE           *   : 5.31 / 0.0 /   MM /   MM
SC-NW-2   : POMARIA 4.0 N            *   : 4.06 / 0.0 /   MM /   MM
SC-RC-3   : SEVEN OAKS 2.2 NNE       *   : 3.81 / 0.0 /   MM /   MM
SC-LX-22  : LEXINGTON 5.9 SW         *   : 3.76 / 0.0 /   MM /   MM
SC-LX-25  : IRMO 1.1 WNW             *   : 3.67 / 0.0 /   MM /   MM
SC-RC-16  : IRMO 4.2 NNW             *   : 3.49 / 0.0 /   MM /   MM
SC-LX-5   : LEXINGTON 0.6 SW         *   : 3.46 / 0.0 /   MM /   MM
SC-LX-30  : LEXINGTON 5.1 WNW        *   : 3.42 / 0.0 /   MM /   MM
SC-LX-29  : GILBERT 7.2 NNW          *   : 3.37 / 0.0 /   MM /   MM
SC-RC-17  : COLUMBIA 2.9 N           *   : 3.28 / 0.0 /   MM /   MM
SC-LX-26  : LEXINGTON 3.4 SSE        *   : 3.22 / 0.0 /   MM /   MM
SC-RC-5   : IRMO 4.2 NNW             *   : 3.04 / 0.0 /   MM /   MM
SC-RC-12  : COLUMBIA 6.7 N           *   : 2.95 / 0.0 /   MM /   MM
SC-RC-26  : IRMO 3.3 WNW             *   : 2.78 / 0.0 /   MM /   MM
SC-RC-4   : IRMO 3.3 NW              *   : 2.72 / 0.0 /   MM /   MM
SC-RC-21  : BLYTHEWOOD 5.4 ESE       *   : 2.70 / 0.0 /   MM /   MM
SC-LX-2   : LEXINGTON 1.9 E          *   : 2.70 / 0.0 /   MM /   MM
SC-RC-28  : COLUMBIA 2.7 NNW         *   : 2.68 / 0.0 /   MM /   MM
SC-RC-1   : DENTSVILLE 6.6 NNE       *   : 2.67 / 0.0 /   MM /   MM
SC-LX-8   : OAK GROVE 2.2 SW         *   : 2.65 / 0.0 /   MM /   MM
SC-LX-7   : OAK GROVE 1.4 N          *   : 2.53 / 0.0 /   MM /   MM
SC-RC-9   : COLUMBIA 6.8 NNE         *   : 2.47 / 0.0 /   MM /   MM
SC-OR-3   : NORTH 0.3 W              *   : 2.34 / 0.0 /   MM /   MM
SC-AK-1   : AIKEN 0.9 SSE            *   : 2.14 / 0.0 /   MM /   MM
SC-AK-6   : LANGLEY 0.2 SE           *   : 1.88 / 0.0 /   MM /   MM
SC-KR-3   : CAMDEN 4.2 ENE           *   : 1.60 / 0.0 /   MM /   MM
SC-ED-2   : TRENTON 6.3 SSW          *   : 1.04 / 0.0 /   MM /   MM
SC-CA-1   : ST. MATTHEWS 3.2 ENE     *   : 0.87 / 0.0 /   MM /   MM
SC-SL-2   : SALUDA 6.1 SW            *   : 0.63 / 0.0 /   MM /   MM
SC-SM-1   : SUMTER 1.3 SE            *   : 0.47 / 0.0 /   MM /   MM

...COCORAHS PRECIPITATION REPORTS IN THE CENTRAL SAVANNAH RIVER AREA...

                                                  SNOW   SNOW  WATER
                                           PCPN   FALL  DEPTH  EQUIV
  
GA-RC-1   : AUGUSTA 2.3 E            *   : 1.34 / 0.0 /   MM /   MM
GA-CU-1   : MARTINEZ 0.7 WSW         *   : 1.17 / 0.0 /   MM /   MM



...2 DAY TOTAL PRECIPITATION ACCUMULATION FROM USGS RAIN GAGES...

LOCATION                    COUNTY/STATE        SOURCE    AMOUNT

NEAR LK MURRAY DAM          LEXINGTON CO SC     USGS      3.71
NEWBERRY                    NEWBERRY CO SC      USGS      2.75
NEAR MT. CARMEL             MCCORMICK CO SC     USGS      2.66
PAGELAND                    CHESTERFIELD CO SC  USGS      2.12
BLACK CR. NR CHESTERFIELD   CHESTERFIELD CO SC  USGS      1.73
NEAR PLUM BRANCH            MCCORMICK CO SC     USGS      1.56
SARDIS                      BURKE CO GA         USGS      1.36
CLEARWATER                  AIKEN CO SC         USGS      1.24


...OTHER REPORTS...

6S GREAT FALLS              FAIRFIELD CO SC     WIS-TV    7.27
BLYTHEWOOD                  RICHLAND CO SC      WIS-TV    3.65


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