Congrats on making it through the weekend, but don’t start celebrating just yet. Access to the peninsula has been reopened, but Charleston remains under a flash flood warning until 9:30 a.m. A flash flood watch and wind advisory are in effect until 5 p.m.
According to the South Carolina Department of Public Safety, flooding has resulted in the deaths of at least 9 people in South Carolina since the storm began and residents in many parts of the state have been advised to remain home unless there is an emergency.
The National Weather Service says Charleston can expect more rain and possibly a thunderstorm between 8 a.m. and noon, followed by showers in the afternoon. As much as three quarters of an inch of rain is expected.
More than 17 inches of rain fell at Charleston International airport between Thursday and Sunday. Total rainfall in Mount Pleasant surpassed 26 inches over the same period.
SCE&G has reported 280 power outages throughout Charleston County and more than 13,000 customers without power statewide.
The following streets and roads are currently closed due to flooding:
Ashley from Broad to Tradd
Ashley Street from Calhoun to Bennett
Barre between Montague and Beaufain
Bohicket Rd From Edenvale to River
Bohicket/Maybank turning lane
Broad between Ashley and Rutledge
Cool Blow Street
Gadsden between Calhoun and Bennett
Gordon between 12th and Rutledge
Main Rd between Limehouse Bridge and Hwy17
Mariners Ferry/Arrow Wind Terrace
Meeting between Spruill and Pittsburgh
Meeting Street at Pittsburgh Avenue
Muirfield Pky/Jerome Ct.
Muirfield Pky/Par Ct.
Muirfield Pky/Roslyn Dr.
Murray Street from Rutledge to Coast Guard Base
Proximity Drive off of Bees Ferry
Rutledge between Broad and Murray
S Battery between Rutledge and Tradd
Savannah Highway closed from Carolina Bay to Bees Ferry
Town St. at Pottinger Dr.
Tradd between Murray and Limehouse
Wolk Drive at Still Shadow Drive
Wentworth from Lockwood to Gadsden
William Kennerty at Boone Hall
The following shelters are open for all those in need:
The North Charleston United Methodist Church, located at 1225 East Montague Ave. in North Charleston (American Red Cross shelter). If you have questions about this shelter, you may call (843) 764-2323 ext. 365.
Grace on the Ashley Baptist Church, located at 2014 Bees Ferry Road in Charleston (American Red Cross shelter).
Charleston County Sheriff’s Office Al Cannon Detention Center Work Camp building is open as a shelter operated by the Sheriff’s Office. The work camp is located at the corner of Bridge View Drive and Leeds Avenue in North Charleston.
County officials ask the public to remain off the roads, if possible. Citizens with questions can call the Citizen Emergency Information Line at (843) 746-3900.