SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for Chatham County, Effingham County, southwestern Beaufort County, southwestern Jasper County until 9:30 p.m.
At 6:29 p.m. the National Weather Service doppler radar indicated heavy rain occurring along a line extending from Kildare to Savannah to Thunderbolt to Fort Pulaski National Monument or along a line extending from 10 miles northwest of Springfield to Savannah to Fort Pulaski National Monument moving south at 10 mph.
Torrential rainfall was occurring in both South Carolina and southeast Georgia counties bordering the Savannah River. Two to 3 inches of rain in one hour is likely near stronger storms. This
Rain will quickly flood roadways. High tide was occurring around 6 p.m. and this will enhance the risk of significant flooding.
Flash flooding is expected in and around Riverside, Meinhard, Springfield, Savannah airport, Egypt, Wilmington Island, Sandfly, Isle of Hope and White Bluff.
Areas most prone to flooding include Abercorn Street and 37th Street.