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