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7/1/24 Weather Alert: Flood Watch in Effect from Noon-9PM


A large area of showers and thunderstorms will develop along a southward moving cold front today. These storms will push through much of Southeast South Carolina and Southeast Georgia bringing a risk for flash flooding, especially near the coast. A couple stronger to possibly severe thunderstorms are also possible.


  • Flash Flooding: Noon to 9 PM.
  • Severe Weather: Noon to 9 PM.


  • Flash Flooding
    • Rainfall amounts of 2 4” with localized amounts in excess of 6” are possible this afternoon and evening. Hourly rainfall rates could exceed 3 in/ hr at times.
    • Despite some low-end drought conditions in place, these rainfall rates could be sufficient to produce pockets of flash flooding, especially for the more urbanized areas in and around Beaufort, Charleston, and Savannah.
    • Heavy rains could also fall around the afternoon high tide
      • Charleston Harbor: 5:09 PM Monday (6.3 ft MLLW)
      • Fort Pulaski: 5:11 PM Monday (8.2 ft MLLW)
  • Severe Weather
    • Damaging Winds: Wind gusts in excess of 58 mph could damage trees and power lines and result in scattered power outages.
    • Lightning: Frequent cloud to ground lightning will be possible.

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