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Flood warning issued for the Saluda River

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GREENWOOD, SC (FOX Carolina) -

The National Weather Service has issues a Flood Warning for Saluda River at Chappells effecting Greenwood, Newberry and Saluda.

Officials at the Weather Service said the Saluda River recorded a stage of 9.2 feet Sunday morning.

Forecasts show that the Saluda River will be expected to crest at around 15.6 feet Monday morning follow the rain that was brought on by the passing of a low pressure system.

The flood warning is in effect until Tuesday evening.

Forecasters said there will be minor flooding in the area.

It is best not to drive through flooded areas and keep children away from flood waters, according to meteorologists.

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