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Flash flood watch continues

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

A flash flood watch remains in effect through Monday night.

The flash flood watch continues for southeast Georgia and southeast South Carolina. It includes these counties: coastal Bryan, coastal Chatham, coastal Liberty, coastal McIntosh, Effingham, inland Bryan, inland Chatham, inland Liberty and inland McIntosh. In southeast South Carolina it includes Beaufort, Charleston,  coastal Colleton, coastal Jasper, inland Jasper and tidal Berkeley.

A flash flood watch means there is a potential for flash flooding based on current forecasts. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action if flooding develops.

Frequent moderate to heavy rains will continue across southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia into Monday evening as deep tropical moisture overspreads the area ahead of low pressure south of the region. Rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are possible with locally higher amounts.

Although drought conditions continue for much of the region, this amount of rain could cause flash flooding if it occurs in a short period of time. The risk for flash flooding will be greatest at the
coast, especially if the heavy rains fall around the time of high tide.

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