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South Carolina: Flood & Recovery

South Carolina: Flood & Recovery

  Ongoing coverage of South Carolina's recovery from the flooding of 2015.

What had been Lindsay Langdale's Columbia home October 3, 2015 was a flooded ruin the next day.
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What had been Lindsay Langdale's Columbia home October 3, 2015 was a flooded ruin the next day.
This coverage is made possible by a grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

 
In October of 2015, South Carolina received rainfall in unprecedented amounts over just a few days time. By the time the rain began to slacken, the National Weather Service reported that the event had dumped more than two feet of water on the state. The U.S. Geological Survey reported that the subsequent flooding was the worst in 75 years.

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