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Standing water fills some Savannah streets

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Oglethorpe Avenue Oglethorpe Avenue
President Street and General MacIntosh Boulevard President Street and General MacIntosh Boulevard
CHATHAM CO., GA (WTOC) -

Heavy rains late Friday afternoon are causing some streets around Savannah to flood. 

Drivers on Victory Drive, President Street and at the intersection of Oglethorpe and Whitaker streets and other areas around downtown are experiencing standing water. Send your weather photos and video to pics@wtoc.com. 

At President Street and General MacIntosh Boulevard, a driver hauling a boat hit the median, and the trailer spun around. 

A flash flood warning is in effect for until 7 p.m. for northern Chatham County and south central Jasper County. 

Radar and rain gauge reports indicate 1 to 2 inches of rain has already fallen in some areas since 4:15 p.m. An additional 2 to 3 inches is possible through 7 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. 

A flood warning is in effect in several counties in the WTOC viewing area. The flood warning continues for the Ogeechee River near Eden. The warning includes these counties: Bryan, Chatham, Effingham, Screven, Tattnall, Toombs, Appling, Wayne, Glynn, McIntosh, Hampton Co., SC and Jasper Co., SC. 

Victory Drive eastbound at Live Oak is shut down all the way to the other end of Daffin Park. Motorists are advised to take 37th Street or 52nd Street to get past the park.

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