Heavy Rain Floods Columbia Roads

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Heavy rain caused more flooding in Columbia this morning.

Overnight rainfall caused road closures in the Five-Points area of Columbia, and a flash flood warning in Richland County that has since been expired.

Columbia dam between Farrow Rd. and North Brickyard Rd. under EMD monitoring.
Columbia dam between Farrow Rd. and North Brickyard Rd. under EMD monitoring.

The Richland County Sheriff’s Department said officials are monitoring a dam located around Farrow Road and North Brickyard Road. No evacuations have been ordered.

Drivers are advised to drive carefully, and not to drive around barricades.

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