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Flood advisory issued for parts of Charleston, Colleton Counties

The National Weather Service in Charleston issued an advisory for minor flooding of poor drainage areas in Charleston County and southeastern Colleton County until 4:45 p.m. on Friday. The National Weather Service in Charleston issued an advisory for minor flooding of poor drainage areas in Charleston County and southeastern Colleton County until 4:45 p.m. on Friday.
Dark storm clouds over the Isle of Palms on Friday afternoon. (Photo Source: Kevin Bilodeau) Dark storm clouds over the Isle of Palms on Friday afternoon. (Photo Source: Kevin Bilodeau)
CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) -

The National Weather Service in Charleston issued an advisory for minor flooding of poor drainage areas in Charleston County and southeastern Colleton County until 4:45 p.m. on Friday.

At 3:10 p.m., doppler radar indicated strong thunderstorms producing heavy rain through much of central and northeastern Charleston County.

Radar indicated up to four inches of rainfall over portions of rural Charleston County with an additional two to three inches possible for the area.

Locations within the advisory area include but are not limited to Rivertowne, Park West, Dunes West and Garris Landing.

Forecasters say heavy rainfall will result in significant ponding on area roads and in low spots. Motorists are advised to slow down to reduce the risk of hydroplaning, and to find another route if water covers the entire roadway or is flooding.

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