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Lake Wateree spilling after heavy rainfall

Lake Wateree is spilling and is expected to continue spilling for the next several days.  Additional rainfall has caused higher lake levels.  In order to combat the high levels Duke Energy is aggressively moving water through the river system.  Lookout Shoals and Mountain Island Lakes are also spilling.  Wylie, Fishing Creek and Cedar Creek Hydro stations have spillway gates open.  Duke urged people to follow emergency directions for these areas because high water conditions can create hazards.Duke will continue to provide updates as conditions change.

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