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Flash Flood Warning Issued for Richmond, Columbia, and McDuffie Counties

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A flash flood warning is in effect for Richmond, Columbia, and McDuffie counties until 8 PM due to torrential rain from slow-moving thunderstorms. Emergency management in Columbia County has reported several areas impacted by flash flooding. Southern Pines at Fury’s Ferry Road has been closed, and William Few Parkway at the intersection of Washington Road in Evans is also experiencing severe flooding.

The heavy rains have led to power outages affecting thousands of residents in Columbia County. As of 8:30 PM, the traffic light at Wrightsboro Road and Augusta West Parkway was non-functional. Additionally, the Dollar General Market in Harlem has closed due to flooding, as reported on the Harlem Happening’s Facebook page.

In Augusta, emergency responders have reported street flooding along Scott Nixon Memorial Drive. Despite the extensive impact in some areas, McDuffie County dispatch confirmed that all roads were open and clear as of 9:04 PM.

Authorities are urging residents to exercise caution, avoid flooded areas, and stay informed about weather updates. Emergency crews continue to monitor the situation and provide assistance where needed. Residents should remain vigilant and prepared for potential evacuation if conditions worsen.