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Record Report

Statement as of 1:40 AM EDT on April 19, 2014


... Record daily maximum rainfall set at Savannah GA...

a record rainfall of 2.27 inches was set at Savannah GA
yesterday... April 18. This breaks the old record of 1.04
inch set in 1957.


Local Storm Report



04/19/2014 0420 am

Charleston, Charleston County.

Flash flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Numerous roads remain closed due to flash flooding in
            downtown Charleston.





04/19/2014 0159 am

Downtown charlesto, Charleston County.

Flash flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Numerous roads remain closed through the downtown
            Charleston area. Flash flooding is still in progress as
            heavy rain falls.





04/19/2014 0144 am

Charleston, Charleston County.

Heavy rain m2.90 inch, reported by mesonet.






04/19/2014 0143 am

Charleston Airport, Charleston County.

Heavy rain m2.37 inch, reported by ASOS.






04/19/2014 0136 am

Downtown charlesto, Charleston County.

Heavy rain m2.71 inch, reported by official NWS obs.






04/18/2014 1130 PM

1 miles E of Charleston, Charleston County.

High astr tides, reported by tide gage.


            A maximum tide level of 7.55 ft MLLW was observed at
            the Charleston Harbor tide gage. Shallow coastal
            flooding typically begins along the lower South Carolina
            coast when tide levels reach 7.0 ft MLLW in the
            Charleston Harbor.





04/18/2014 1157 PM

3 miles NE of Archdale, Charleston County.

Heavy rain m2.56 inch, reported by cocorahs.






04/18/2014 1138 PM

Downtown charlesto, Charleston County.

Flash flood, reported by broadcast media.


            The following roads are closed in downtown
            Charleston... area bounded by Calhoun... Ashley...
            Rutledge... Bennett and gadsen streets. Calhoun street
            from ogier to Rutledge. Ogier street from Calhoun to
            vanderhourst. Bogard street from the Crosstown to
            president. Crosstown Lane 3 north and south bound.
            Spring street from Crosstown to Courtney. President
            street from Crosstown to Hagood. Hagood street from line
            to fishbourne. South Market between meeting and East
            Bay.





04/18/2014 1104 PM

Charleston Airport, Charleston County.

Heavy rain m2.02 inch, reported by ASOS.






04/18/2014 1102 PM

Downtown charlesto, Charleston County.

Heavy rain m2.06 inch, reported by mesonet.






04/18/2014 1100 PM

2 miles ENE of James Island, Charleston County.

Heavy rain m2.03 inch, reported by official NWS obs.






04/18/2014 1058 PM

3 miles NE of Archdale, Charleston County.

Heavy rain m2.03 inch, reported by cocorahs.






04/18/2014 1051 PM

5 miles SW of Adams Run, Charleston County.

Heavy rain m2.37 inch, reported by RAWS.






04/18/2014 0958 PM

3 miles W of Kiawah Island, Charleston County.

Heavy rain m2.19 inch, reported by official NWS obs.






04/18/2014 0911 PM

Downtown charlesto, Charleston County.

Flash flood, reported by broadcast media.


            The following roads are closed in downtown Charleston
            due to flash flooding... Ashley Ave north of
            fishbourne... Bogard street from the Crosstown... Ashley
            Ave between Bennett street and Halsey... one Lane on
            Hagood near fishburne.





04/18/2014 0819 PM

1 miles WNW of Charleston, Charleston County.

Flash flood, reported by social media.


            The intersection of Ashley Ave and Cannon street is
            closed to high water.





04/17/2014 1106 PM

1 miles E of Charleston, Charleston County.

High astr tides, reported by tide gage.


            A maximum tide level of 7.03 ft MLLW was observed at
            the Charleston Harbor tide gage. Shallow coastal
            flooding typically begins along the lower South Carolina
            coast when tide levels reach 7.0 ft MLLW in the
            Charleston Harbor.



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