National Weather Service

National Weather Service issues preliminary damage report from first of 2 Wednesday tornadoes

The National Weather Service survey team reported on the first of two Lexington County EF-0 tornadoes that touched down, Wednesday. The other track will be finalized by a team heading out into the field Thursday. The area of the tornado, Wednesday, was around Old Orangeburg Road and Beckman Road, near Indian River Golf Club. Southwest […]

Read More >>

Hurricane Ian could bring lots of rain and high winds to Lexington County

Hurricane Ian is expected to have an impact on Lexington County. Forecasters with the National Weather Service are predicting gusty winds Thursday and Friday, heavy rain possible for Friday through Saturday from the storm. Wind gusts could be higher than 30 mph and the area could receive up to 6 inches or more of rain […]

Read More >>

West Columbia Riverwalk closed, flood warning in effect

The West Columbia Riverwalk Park and Amphitheater, 109 Alexander Road, and 100 Riverside Drive, West Columbia, is temporarily closed due to flooding. Flood Statement National Weather Service Columbia SC 537 AM EDT Sun Mar 28 2021 …The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in South Carolina… Congaree River At Congaree National Park-Gadsden affecting Calhoun […]

Read More >>

Be prepared for severe weather Thursday

Forecasters with the National Weather Service predict severe weather for South Carolina beginning late Thursday morning and lasting into Thursday evening. Damaging winds, hail and tornadoes are possible throughout the entire state Thursday. Your first priority should be to protect yourself from a potential tornado if a warning is issued for your area. Know ahead […]

Read More >>

Lexington 2 students will stay home Thursday for virtual classes because of severe weather forecast

Dawn Kujawa-Lexington Two Schools – All Lexington Two students will have a remote learning day on Thursday, March 18, in an abundance of caution due to forecasts of potentially severe weather. School buildings will be closed. There will be no athletics, clubs, activities, and/or events held on school grounds. After-school programs and adult education classes […]

Read More >>