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Flash Flood Watch, Coastal Hazard Statement

Statement as of 3:49 AM EDT on April 18, 2014

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 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.




750 PM EDT Thu Apr 17 2014

... High rip current risk remains in effect through Friday
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.





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Connecticut - Flood Warning , Frost Advisory , Record Report
Florida - Flood Warning , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement, Areal Flood Watch , Coastal Hazard Statement, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch, Coastal Hazard Statement , Record Report
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Minnesota - Flood Warning , Record Report
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Record Report
Missouri - Flood Advisory
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Washington - Areal Flood Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
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