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Historic rainfall totals reported at Charleston Airport

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CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

The National Weather Service reported historic rainfall levels have been recorded at the Charleston Airport.

Forecasters say 13 inches of rain, the greatest three-day rainfall total on record, have been recorded at the service's monitoring station at the Charleston International Airport.

The recorded daily rainfall total for Saturday was 11.5 inches of rain, setting a new one-day precipitation record for the airport.

Additional reported 3-day rainfall totals since Friday include:

  • 18.32" - Huger
  • 17.10" - Boone Hall Plantation
  • 14.92" - Charleston International Airport
  • 14.92" - Shadowmoss
  • 12.10" - James Island
  • 11.26" - Goose Creek
  • 11.06" - Mount Pleasant
  • 10.09" - Kiawah Island
  • 8.76" - Wando
  • 8.27" - Daniel Island
  • 6.75" - Summerville
  • 5.25" - Maybank Bridge

A flash flood warning remains in effect until 11:45 a.m. Sunday for Charleston, Berkely, Dorchester and Colleton counties.

A flash flood watch remains in effect until noon on Monday for Beaufort, Colleton, Allendale, Jasper and Hampton Counties. A flash flood watch remains in effect through late Sunday night for Charleston, Berkeley and Dorchester Counties.

Rain totals could top 25 inches.

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