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Heavy rains flood portions of downtown Beaufort

BEAUFORT CO., SC (WTOC) -

According to the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office, heavy rains have caused flooding along Carteret Street near Bay Street in downtown Beaufort.

The Beaufort Water Festival events for Friday night were cancelled because of the heavy rain and wind.

"It was a loud clap, very strong noise. We had a couple of our clients inside and we all just had to run out there.. a little scary," said Presa Hall of Organic Body Arts.

Drivers are encouraged to use extreme caution in this area.

A flood advisory is in effect until 7 p.m. in Beaufort County.

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