Interactive NWS Alert
Radar valid at 1200 pm EDT, Sep 30th 2022
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Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service Charleston SC
601 AM EDT Fri Sep 30 2022
The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a
* Flash Flood Warning for...
Berkeley County in southeastern South Carolina...
Charleston County in southeastern South Carolina...
* Until noon EDT.
* At 557 AM EDT, Doppler radar indicated bands of heavy rain in
association with Hurricane Ian. Tropical rain bands will continue
to move inland over the Charleston metropolitan area this morning.
Between 1 and 2 inches of rain have fallen. Additional rainfall
amounts of 2 to 6 inches are possible in the warned area. As tides
continue to rise this morning and rainfall rates continue to
increase Flash flooding will begin.
HAZARD...Life threatening flash flooding. Hurricane Ian
producing flash flooding.
IMPACT...Life threatening flash flooding of creeks and streams,
urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses.
* Some locations that will experience flash flooding include...
North Charleston, Mount Pleasant, Downtown Charleston, James
Island, West Ashley, Daniel Island, I-26/I-526 Interchange, Fort
Sumter, Johns Island, Isle Of Palms, Folly Beach, Sullivan's
Island, Charles Towne Landing, Charleston Naval Complex, Maybank
Bridge, James Island County Park, Fort Johnson, Don Holt Bridge
and Sullivans Island.
Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.
Flooding is likely in low-lying coastal areas where high tide will
inhibit runoff of heavy rain.
LAT...LON 3277 7980 3274 7985 3268 7987 3267 7990
3282 8014 3287 8010 3290 8001 3291 7995
3291 7994 3291 7993
FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED
FLASH FLOOD DAMAGE THREAT...CONSIDERABLE
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