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Overview


A powerful low pressure system over the southeast United States will slowly move northeast across the area through Monday. Accompanying this storm will be the continued risk for coastal flooding and flash flooding.

 

Coastal Flooding Due to Very High Tides

 

Unusually high tides will continue into Monday.

 

Possible Tide Levels

 

 

Below are the latest tide level projections from the GFS Extratropical Surge model.
Note: The dashed black line shows the model forecast water level. Keep in mind that this is raw model data that changes frequently and is for guidance purposes only. For more information about these charts, read the tutorial.

 

Extratropical surge guidance for Charleston, SC.

 

GFS extratropical surge guidance for Savannah, GA

 

Torrential Rainfall


Heavy rainfall possible through Monday morning, mainly over northern portions of Dorchester, Berkeley, and Charleston counties. The heaviest rain appears to have ended in locations farther south, though a few heavy rain showers are possible through Sunday night.
 

Storm Total Rainfall Forecast
 

 

Coastal Hazards

 

Additional hazards will include:

  • High Risk for Rip Currents at the Charleston County beaches

  • Potential for Beach Erosion

 

Report Significant Weather

 

We rely on your weather reports to produce the best forecasts and warnings. Please send us reports of coastal flooding, flash flooding, intense rainfall amounts, beach erosion, rip currents, high surf, or other significant weather phenomena.

 

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E-mail: nws.charlestonsc@noaa.gov


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