Thursday, December 5 2013 11:20 AM EST2013-12-05 16:20:45 GMT
A Sikorsky S76 helicopter crashed at Port Fourchon at about 8 a.m. on Thursday, KATC-TV 3 reports.According to federal officials, the helicopter was attempting to leave a field when the wind shifted, causingMore >>
A Sikorsky S76 helicopter crashed at Port Fourchon at about 8 a.m. on Thursday, KATC-TV 3 reports.More >>
Thursday, December 5 2013 9:25 AM EST2013-12-05 14:25:11 GMT
The holiday season is supposed to be the "most wonderful time of the year." But for those who have lost a loved one, Christmas can be very blue - lasting into the start of a new year. December 5th marksMore >>
The holiday season can be very blue for someone who has lost a loved one. KPLC's Britney Glaser finds out how to find joy in new traditions and move past holiday depression.More >>
Wednesday, December 4 2013 11:33 PM EST2013-12-05 04:33:22 GMT
Don Dixon will remain the city's top cop. The Lake Charles City Council unanimously approved to reappoint Dixon to another six-year term as Chief of Police -- a position he's held for 12 years. DixonMore >>
Don Dixon will remain the city's top cop. The Lake Charles City Council unanimously approved to reappoint Dixon to another six-year term as Chief of Police -- a position he's held for 12 years.More >>
Wednesday, December 4 2013 10:33 PM EST2013-12-05 03:33:57 GMT
What's been done is nice, but the bond money budgeted for the Enterprise Boulevard Extension Project has taken the road as far as it can go. "Knowing that we could not cover that amount to go all theMore >>
How to proceed with the Enterprise Boulevard Extension Project? That's the question city officials hope a joint study with the state will help identify. However, as KPLC's Lee Peck reports, it's going to cost some money to get those answers - money some on the council believe is a waste of taxpayer dollars.More >>
Wednesday, December 4 2013 7:19 PM EST2013-12-05 00:19:06 GMT
Nearly 60 dogs from the Calcasieu Animal Shelter are headed to Florida on a 'rescue ride' where dog advocates say their chances of adoption are astronomical. Nathan Areno, Director of Animal ServicesMore >>
Nearly 60 dogs from the Calcasieu Animal Shelter are headed to Florida on a 'rescue ride' where dog advocates say their chances of adoption are astronomical.
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GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) -
Another round of rain and storms is forecast to threaten the area Thursday.
FOX Carolina Meteorologist Nicole Papay said a flash flood watch has been issued for all Upstate counties excluding Cherokee and Union. The watch also includes all of Northeast Georgia and Henderson, Polk, Macon, Jackson and Transylvania counties in North Carolina. The watch runs goes until 6 a.m. Friday.
Papay said fog may also be an issue Thursday morning, then scattered rain and storms likely in the afternoon with the possibility of downpours and flooding.
All of this comes after a wet Wednesday, with more than 6'' inches of rain having fallen in the Clemson area, and more than 2'' in Greenville and Spartanburg. Parts of Henderson County also saw significant rainfall, leading to some flooding as well along the Green River where three people were rescued Wednesday.
After 11 p.m. Wednesday, showers had diminished, leaving behind dry conditions, but that won't be the case for long. Forecasters said another 1-2 inches of rain are possible by Friday.
Many places across the Upstate were hit hard, Pickens County and western North Carolina seeing a lot of flooded roads and some damage.
The damage and flooding left a few roads closed Thursday. In Central, Todds Creek Road is closed because of a washed out culvert. In Six Mile, Jones Mill Road is closed because of a bridge collapse and in Pickens, Silver Creek Road is closed because of flooding.
Deputies remind drivers to turn around and not drive through flooded streets. Pickens County Sheriff Rick Clark said many people think nothing will happen to them, but following a Central man's death, he wants everyone to remember their cars can be swept off the road.
Clark said the man's vehicle was swept off the road during Tuesday night's flooding and his body was found Wednesday night.