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Recent Alerts

Learn about situations such as crime alerts, university closings and health or weather advisories that aren’t immediately threatening to life safety but warrant a notification.

FLASH FLOOD WARNING issued for Columbia campus Flash Flood Warning issued May 24 at 8:51PM EDT until May 24 at 10:15PM EDT by NWS Columbia SC The National Weather Service in Columbia has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for... East central Lexington County in central South Carolina... Central Richland County in central South Carolina... * Until 1015 PM EDT. * At 849 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. One to two inches of rain has already

05/24/2020 8:53 pm

FLASH FLOOD WARNING issued for Columbia campus Flash Flood Warning issued May 24 at 8:51PM EDT until May 24 at 10:15PM EDT by NWS Columbia SC The National Weather Service in Columbia has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for... East central Lexington County in central South Carolina... Central Richland County in central South Carolina... * Until 1015 PM EDT. * At 849 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. One to two inches of rain has already fallen. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly. HAZARD...Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other drainage and low lying areas. * Some locations that will experience flooding include... Columbia, West Columbia, Cayce, Forest Acres, Dentsville, St. Andrews, Arcadia Lakes, Riverbanks Zoo, SC State Fair Grounds, West Columbia Riverwalk, Five Points, Woodfield, Olympia, Rosewood, Cayce Riverwalk, Guignard Park and Fort Jackson Cantonment Area.


Novel Coronavirus (COVID - 19) https://sc.edu/safety/coronavirus/

05/22/2020 6:44 pm

Please visit https://sc.edu/safety/coronavirus/ which contains background on coronavirus, resources and important updates for the Gamecock community.


Severe Thunderstorm Warning

05/22/2020 6:41 pm

The National Weather Service in Columbia has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for the University of South Carolina until Friday, May 22, 2020 6:45pm. https://inws.ncep.noaa.gov/a/a.php?i=45922558 Weather conditions are favorable for a thunderstorm producing hail 3/4 inch or larger in diameter and/or winds equal to or exceeding 58 miles per hour. People in the affected area should seek safe shelter immediately. Preparedness information can be found at https://sc.edu/about/offices_and_divisions/law_enforcement_and_safety/emergency-procedures/natural-disasters-fire/index.php Please monitor https://sc.edu/carolinaalert and local media for more information and updates.


Novel Coronavirus (COVID - 19) https://sc.edu/safety/coronavirus/

05/22/2020 6:43 pm

Please visit https://sc.edu/safety/coronavirus/ which contains background on coronavirus, resources and important updates for the Gamecock community.


Severe Thunderstorm Warning

04/13/2020 6:28 am

The National Weather Service in Columbia has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for the University of South Carolina until Monday, April 13, 2020 6:15am. https://inws.ncep.noaa.gov/a/a.php?i=44554220 Weather conditions are favorable for a thunderstorm producing hail 3/4 inch or larger in diameter and/or winds equal to or exceeding 58 miles per hour. People in the affected area should seek safe shelter immediately. Preparedness information can be found at https://sc.edu/about/offices_and_divisions/law_enforcement_and_safety/emergency-procedures/natural-disasters-fire/index.php Please monitor https://sc.edu/carolinaalert and local media for more information and updates.


Novel Coronavirus (COVID - 19) https://sc.edu/safety/coronavirus/

04/13/2020 8:15 am

Please visit https://sc.edu/safety/coronavirus/ which contains background on coronavirus, resources and important updates for the Gamecock community.


Carolina Alert: This is a TEST of the Carolina Alert Emergency Notification system. In a real emergency, this message will contain important alert information. This is only a test.Carolina Alert Th

03/10/2020 1:12 pm

Carolina Alert: This is a TEST of the Carolina Alert Emergency Notification system. In a real emergency, this message will contain important alert information. This is only a test. Carolina Alert This is a TEST of the Carolina Alert Emergency Notification system. In a real emergency, this message will contain important alert information. This is only a test.


Severe Thunderstorm Warning

02/13/2020 12:50 pm

The National Weather Service in Columbia has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for the University of South Carolina until Thursday,February 13,2020 12:30pm.


UofSC Columbia CampusDue to expected inclement weather, all classes for the remainder of Thursday Feb. 6 are cancelled. Monitor Carolina Alert or www.sc.edu/weather for updates.

02/07/2020 9:00 am

UofSC Columbia Campus Due to expected inclement weather, all classes for the remainder of Thursday Feb. 6 are cancelled. Monitor Carolina Alert or www.sc.edu/


Severe Thunderstorm Warning

02/07/2020 9:00 am

The National Weather Service in Columbia has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for the University of South Carolina until Thursday, February 6, 2020 4:45pm. https://inws.ncep.noaa.gov/a/a.php?i=42505974 Weather conditions are favorable for a thunderstorm producing hail 3/4 inch or larger in diameter and/or winds equal to or exceeding 58 miles per hour. People in the affected area should seek safe shelter immediately. Preparedness information can be found at https://sc.edu/about/offices_and_divisions/law_enforcement_and_safety/emergency-procedures/natural-disasters-fire/index.php Please monitor https://sc.edu/carolinaalert and local media for more information and updates.



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