Columbia, South Carolina (Flooding) / 33,255 Meals over 10 Days

From the National Weather Service – A historic flooding event affected the Carolinas from October 1-5, 2015. A stalled front offshore combined with deep tropical moisture streaming northwest into the area ahead of a strong upper level low pressure system to the west and Hurricane Joaquin well to the east. This led to historic rainfall with widespread amounts of 15-20 inches and localized amounts over 25 inches, mainly in the Charleston tri-county area. Flash flooding was prevalant and led to significant damage to numerous properties and roads and many people having to be rescued by emergency personnel.

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