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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 11:08 AM EDT on April 18, 2014

Expires 6:00 AM EDT on April 19, 2014


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from 2 PM EDT this
afternoon through late tonight...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southeast Georgia and southeast South Carolina...
including the following areas... in southeast Georgia...
coastal Bryan... coastal Chatham... coastal Liberty... coastal
McIntosh... Evans... inland Bryan... inland Chatham... inland
Liberty... inland McIntosh... long and Tattnall. In southeast
South Carolina... Beaufort... Charleston... coastal Colleton and
coastal Jasper.

* From 2 PM EDT this afternoon through late tonight

* widespread rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches with locally higher
totals this afternoon through tonight. The heaviest rainfall is
expected from late this afternoon through the overnight hours
and will likely coincide with the late evening high tide.

* Flooding could occur quickly... especially in low-lying and
poor drainage areas. Driving could become hazardous as some
area roadways could become impassable due to high water...
especially in urban areas like downtown Charleston and
Savannah around the time of high tide.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be prepared to protect life and property... especially in areas
prone to flooding. If flooding develops... move to higher ground
immediately. If driving... be prepared for flooded roadways and
possible Road closures.



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Local Storm Report



04/17/2014 1106 PM

1 miles E of Charleston, Charleston County.

High astr tides, reported by tide gage.


            A maximum tide level of 7.03 ft MLLW was observed at
            the Charleston Harbor tide gage. Shallow coastal
            flooding typically begins along the lower South Carolina
            coast when tide levels reach 7.0 ft MLLW in the
            Charleston Harbor.



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