FROM LEXINGTON COUNTY – Update: A Tropical Storm Warning was issued for Lexington County at 11 a.m. Wednesday
Idalia is expected to be a strong Tropical Storm as it moves into SC.
Heavy rainfall and flooding remain the primary threats across the Midlands. Lexington County is under a Flood Watch as well, with flash flooding expected in flood-prone areas.
In this graphic, the areas in RED have the greatest potential for excessive rainfall and flash flooding today (Wednesday) and into tonight.
PLEASE DO NOT WALK OR DRIVE THROUGH FLOOD WATERS.
Remember: Turn around, don’t drown.
Continue to monitor local news outlets and official sources like the County and the US National Weather Service Columbia South Carolina as Idalia moves our way.