Charleston, SC (29401)

7:16 AM EDT on August 31, 2015 (GMT -0400)
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6:53 AM 7:46 PM
Waning Gibbous, 96% visible
Pressure 30.02 in
Visibility 6.0 miles
Clouds Few 900 ft
Scattered Clouds 2200 ft
Mostly Cloudy 3400 ft
Heat Index 80 °F
Dew Point 76 °F
Humidity 93%
Rainfall 0.18 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 0.0 out of 12
Pollen .80 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KJZI 311055Z AUTO 17010KT 6SM TS FEW009 SCT022 BKN034 26/25 A3002 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SE AND S
Pressure 30.02 in
Visibility 6.0 miles
Clouds Few 900 ft
Scattered Clouds 2200 ft
Mostly Cloudy 3400 ft
Heat Index 80 °F
Dew Point 76 °F
Humidity 93%
Rainfall 0.18 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 0.0 out of 12
Pollen .80 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KJZI 311055Z AUTO 17010KT 6SM TS FEW009 SCT022 BKN034 26/25 A3002 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SE AND S

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Flash Flood Warning
Statement as of 6:54 AM EDT on August 31, 2015

... The Flash Flood Warning remains in effect until 900 am EDT for
Charleston... Berkeley and Dorchester counties...

At 640 am EDT... National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated
showers and thunderstorms moving over the same areas and producing
very heavy rain across the Charleston tri-County region... especially
over North Charleston... Hanahan... Goose Creek... Sullivans Island and
Mount Pleasant. Doppler radar... automated gauges and trained
spotters indicated that hourly rainfall rates between 2 and 3 inches
were common in this area. In some locations... over 5 inches of rain
had fallen since yesterday. Flash flooding is imminent.

Across downtown Charleston... west Ashley... James Island and Folly
Beach... lighter rainfall was noted. However... very heavy rain was
poised to push onshore into these areas. Also of note... tide levels
were rising along the coast.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Charleston... North Charleston... Mount Pleasant... Summerville... Goose
Creek... Hanahan... Moncks Corner and I-26/I-526 interchange.

Additional rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches are expected in the
warned area through mid-morning... and locally greater amounts are
possible. Expect closed roads during the morning rush hour.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around... dont drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.


Lat... Lon 3323 7986 3285 7969 3281 7972 3275 7985
      3279 7988 3278 7991 3281 7992 3276 7992
      3276 7988 3274 7990 3273 7988 3274 7987
      3268 7989 3264 7998 3261 8000 3260 8008
      3257 8015 3305 8036



Coastal Flood Advisory
Statement as of 4:05 AM EDT on August 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
Carolina coast.

* 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
1050 am.

* Impacts... inundation of saltwater in and near low-lying
coastal areas could lead to some Road closures and flooding of
properties.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.