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Georgia, Coastal Chatham

Coastal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 9:15 PM EDT on April 18, 2014

Expires 6:00 AM EDT on April 19, 2014


... Coastal Flood Advisory remains in effect until 2 am EDT
Saturday...

* tide levels... high tide will occur between 11 PM and midnight.
Tide levels will reach between 7.0 and 7.5 ft mean lower low
waters in the Charleston Harbor and 9.2 and 9.6 ft mean lower
low water at fort Pulaski... causing minor to moderate saltwater
flooding of low lying coastal areas. This includes downtown
Charleston... parts of Savannah and the barrier islands. Heavy
rainfall may coincide with high tide this evening... causing
significantly worse flooding problems.

* 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.







546 PM EDT Fri Apr 18 2014

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect 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.

* Through late tonight

* widespread rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches with local amounts
exceeding 5 inches are expected through tonight. Of significant
concern is the fact that torrential rainfall is expected late
this evening around the time of an above normal high tide. This
could result in significant flooding concerns in coastal low-
lying areas including downtown Charleston and Savannah.

* 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.




Local Storm Report



04/18/2014 0840 PM

3 miles N of Savannah, Chatham County.

Heavy rain m1.97 inch, reported by RAWS.






04/18/2014 0838 PM

Savannah Airport, Chatham County.

Heavy rain m2.13 inch, reported by ASOS.






04/18/2014 0655 PM

3 miles SSE of Garden City, Chatham County.

Heavy rain m2.07 inch, reported by mesonet.






04/18/2014 0655 PM

3 miles SSE of Garden City, Chatham County.

Freezing rain m2.07 inch, reported by mesonet.





04/18/2014 0655 PM

1 miles N of Savannah, Chatham County.

Heavy rain m2.04 inch, reported by mesonet.





04/18/2014 0656 PM

Skidaway Island, Chatham County.

Heavy rain m1.60 inch, reported by mesonet.






04/18/2014 0602 PM

Savannah Airport, Chatham County.

Heavy rain m1.58 inch, reported by ASOS.




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