Tropical Storm Julia is located about 40 miles south of Savannah, GA moving north at 6 mph.
There is a tropical storm warning in effect for all coastal waters, except Charleston Harbor. Flash flood watch is in effect for most of southeast South Carolina through the evening.
Winds- 15-25 mph with gust up to 35 mph along coast this afternoon and into the evening....
Rain-moderate risk of excessive heavy rain ,especially along coastal counties through Thursday night.
Rip Current-moderate risk along South Carolina beaches today.
Coastal flooding-there remains a risk of coastal flooding and beach erosion around times of high tides.
Timing of high tides- 9/14: approximately 7 pm
9/15: approximately 7:06 am; 7:30 pm
9/16: approximately 8 am; 8:30 pm
The Town has made sandbags available here at Town Hall. The bags are empty and there is a limit to 10 per household. The fill dirt is available at Pinckney Park, located at 461 Fort Johnson Road. The bags must be filled on your own, and please bring your own shovel. The bags and fill dirt are also available for purchase at the Lowes on James Island. The Town will continue to monitor the situation and provide any updates on changes.
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 2:59:00 PM