Coastal Jasper Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Flood Warning
Statement as of 10:09 PM EDT on April 17, 2014

The Flood Warning continues for the Savannah River near Clyo. * At 9 PM Thursday the stage was 11.9 feet. * Flood stage is 11.0 feet. * Minor flooding is occurring. * Forecast...the river will continue to slowly fall. * At 11.0 feet...the back yards of several homes on Tom goethe Road flood.

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Coastal Hazard Statement, Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 4:21 AM EDT on April 18, 2014

...High rip current risk remains in effect through this evening...

* rip currents...wind and wave conditions support the development of very strong rip currents. These rip currents will be life threatening to anyone who enters the surf.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

No one should enter the surf due to life threatening rip currents.

349 am EDT Fri Apr 18 2014

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

The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch 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 3 inches with areas of 4 inches or possible. Rains will be steady or increasing leading into the high tide cycle this evening after 9 PM.

* 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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