The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a Flash Flood Watch until 7 p.m. Monday.
Heavy rain along with the potential for coastal flooding may make driving hazardous. Motorists are advised to exercise caution and check the weather before traveling.
Monday morning’s high tide was at 6:07 a.m.
The City of Charleston is allowing residents who have any concerns about their neighborhood streets flooding, potentially damaging cars parked on the street to park free in the city owned Visitor Center and Aquarium parking garages only.
Residents can pull a parking card upon entering those garages. Upon leaving, the resident can submit the card and tell the attendant that they were in for high tides and rain in their residential area.
Cars must be out by 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday morning.
The Charleston Police Department has reported the following road closures:
Cherry from Bee to Cannon
Ashley from Bennett to Calhoun
Wentworth at Barre
Ashley from Tradd to Broad
America Street from Lee to Cooper
Bennett Street from Rutledge to Ashley
Johnathan Lucas Street from Doughty Street to Sabin Street