The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a
* Flood Advisory for minor flooding for poor drainage areas for...
Charleston County in southeastern South Carolina...
Berkeley County in southeastern South Carolina...
Dorchester County in southeastern South Carolina...
* until 645 am EDT
* at 520 am EDT...Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms with very
heavy rain moving across the Charleston tri-County region.
Torrential rainfall amounts occasionally exceeding 2 inches per
hour will produce significant standing water on area roads during
the Monday morning rush hour.
* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Charleston...North Charleston...Mount Pleasant...Summerville...
Goose Creek...Hanahan...Middleton place and downtown Charleston.
An additional 1 to 3 inches of rain is expected over the area
through early morning..and locally greater amounts are possible.
Minor flooding of low lying and poor drainage areas is likely.
This heavy rainfall will result in significant ponding of water on
area roads and in low spots. Slow down to reduce the risk of
hydroplaning. If water covers the entire roadway or is flowing...find
another Route. The water is probably much deeper than it appears and
only one foot of water can stall a vehicle. When encountering flooded
roads make the smart choice...turn around...dont drown.
Heavy rain in downtown Charleston will result in nuisance flooding of
low-lying areas. Areas most prone to flooding include the Market...
Crosstown...East Bay street...and Morrison drive. Slow down when
traveling...allowing extra distance between you and the vehicle
ahead...and do not drive into water of unknown depth.
If torrential rainfall persists...a Flash Flood Warning could be
Lat...Lon 3294 7986 3279 7977 3275 7985 3279 7988
3279 7991 3281 7992 3276 7992 3275 7990
3273 7989 3273 7987 3271 7988 3254 8041
3262 8039 3261 8042 3265 8039 3265 8041
3287 8037 3318 8006
405 am EDT Mon Aug 31 2015
...Coastal Flood Advisory in effect from 8 am this morning to
noon EDT today...
The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a coastal
Flood Advisory...which is in effect from 8 am this morning to
noon EDT today.
* Location...low-lying locations along and near the lower South
* Tide levels...around 7.1 feet mean lower low water.
* Timing...the risk for shallow coastal flooding will be the
highest within an hour either side of high tide. High tide will
occur at Charleston Harbor around 942 am and in Beaufort near
* Impacts...inundation of saltwater in and near low-lying
coastal areas could lead to some Road closures and flooding of
Be prepared for the possibility of Road closures and minor
flooding of properties. If travel is necessary...do not attempt
to drive through water of unknown depth.