Afternoon showers cause flooding, road closures in downtown Charleston Sunday

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Charleston officials say several streets are closed following significant rainfall in Charleston County Sunday afternoon.

Storm Team 2 Meteorologist Olivia Lawrence says unsettled conditions will continue through Sunday night as another round of rainfall enters the Charleston area.

“Some areas have already seen two inches of rain. Flooding will continue to be an issue with this amount of rainfall,” Lawrence said.

The Charleston Police Department and the City of Charleston have reported flooding at:

  • Huger Street and King Street.
  • Morrison Drive (Romney Street to Huger Street).
  • The Market area.
  • Washington Street (Calhoun Street Lauren Street).
  • Broad Street at Lockwood Drive.

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Charleston, Berkeley, and Dorchester Counties.

A flood advisory is in place until 7:30 p.m. in Charleston.

Count on 2 for updates.

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Author: Lindsay Miller