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Coastal flood warning issued
The National Weather Service says the storm could drop as much as 2 inches of rain an hour. - photo by Stock photo

The Liberty County Office of Emergency Management has issued a statement prepared by the Georgia Emergency Management Agency and the National Weather Service, Charleston regarding the possibility for localized coastal flooding.

A coastal flood warning was issued from Aug. 29 at 3:14 p.m. until midnight.

Location in the flood warning include coastal Jasper, South Carolina. In Georgia, Coastal Bryan, Coastal Chatham, Coastal Liberty and Coastal McIntosh County.

Up to one foot of inundation above ground level is possible in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways. Numerous roads will be flooded, along with some properties, including Highway 80 to Tybee Island.

High tide will occur around 8:05 p.m. today at Fort Pulaski. Saltwater inundation will be possible 2 to 3 hours before and after high tide. Take the necessary actions to protect flood-prone property. If travel is required, do not drive around barricades or through water
of unknown depth.

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