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Storm surge inundating Battery in downtown Charleston

Waves from the storm surge crash over the seawall on Charleston's Historic Battery. (Source: Live 5) Waves from the storm surge crash over the seawall on Charleston's Historic Battery. (Source: Live 5)
CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

East Bay Street is flooding as water from a storm surge is inundating Charleston's Battery as waves crashed over the seawall Monday afternoon.

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Members of Charleston Fire Rescue were working to stop people from wading out into rapidly-rising flood waters on East Bay Street.

Footage from the scene shows a car with water halfway up its headlights and water had begun to move the car.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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