Heavy rains and major flooding continues to threaten lives and property around the Carolinas.
This is a compilation of storm reports from 10:45 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2 to 12 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 4. For live updates of the ongoing rain and flooding situation across the Carolinas, click here.
9:39 a.m. Sunday: Irmo, South Carolina, Fire District is very busy with multiple water rescues and evacuations.
IRMO Fire working multiple water rescues and evacuations. Shelter in place. All resources are working, we will get to you— Irmo Fire District (@IrmoFire) October 4, 2015
9:23 a.m. Sunday: Columbia, South Carolina Fire Department reports that several dams have breached around the Columbia, South Carolina area.
Several dams @CityofColumbia @RichlandSC breached Arcadia Lake/Forest Lake/Lake Dogwood if in dry/safe place stay put #SCFlood #sctweets— Columbia Fire (@ColaFire) October 4, 2015
9:09 a.m. Sunday: Cars stranded in flooded waters in southeastern Columbia, South Carolina.
@wis10 Caughman Rd, SE Columbia. #FirstAlertWIS10 pic.twitter.com/m3KaB2PUcT— Ken Addison (@KenAddison) October 4, 2015
8:46 a.m. Sunday: Water rescues taking place in Columbia, South Carolina.
Rescue services are getting people by boat in Willow Creek Apts off Fernandina @DarciWLTX @WLTX @RichlandSC pic.twitter.com/ShtGXbdAjJ— Isaac Wilson (@thatkidiw3) October 4, 2015
8:35 a.m. Sunday: South Carolina Department of Transportation reports 94 roads and bridges closed across the state due to flooding.
8:29 a.m. Sunday: Major flooding on roads in Columbia, South Carolina.
The latest look at wildcat rd, fort jackson intersection on garners ferry @WLTX pic.twitter.com/VrZjUjZVzY— Savannah Levins (@LevinsReports) October 4, 2015
8:25 a.m. Sunday: A building in Columbia, South Carolina has partially collapsed.
Liberty income tax building on garners ferry rd has collapsed. We're not sure if anyone is inside. @WLTX pic.twitter.com/VQ39sfrmIn— Savannah Levins (@LevinsReports) October 4, 2015
7:59 a.m. Sunday: Charleston Area Transportation Authority services remain suspended to at least 12 p.m. Sunday.
UPDATE: CARTA service will remain suspended until at least noon. The situation will be reevaluated at 11 a.m. #chsnews— CARTA (@RideCARTA) October 4, 2015
7:50 a.m. Sunday Heavy rain has been reported non-stop at the Columbia Metro Airport, South Carolina, since 9:38 p.m. EDT Saturday.
Rainfall total so far at the Columbia Metro Airport is 8.12 inches whereas at Augusta Bush Field the total is 1.76 inches. #SEFlood #scwx— NWS Columbia (@NWSColumbia) October 4, 2015
7:30 a.m. Sunday: Gills Creek at Columbia, South Carolina, rapidly increased from 10.43 feet at 4 a.m. to a major flood stage of 17.08 feet at 7 a.m. The current flood level shatters the previous record high stage of 9.43 feet from July 24, 1997.
7:26 a.m. Sunday: A civil emergency message from South Carolina Emergency Management urges people to remain safely where they are due to the flooding across the state.
EMERGENCY ALERT: SCEMD asks you to remain where you are if you are safely able to do so. Call 911 for life-threatening emergencies #alert— SCEMD (@SCEMD) October 4, 2015
6:45 a.m. Sunday: A storm total accumulation of 24.23 inches has fallen near Boone Hall Planta, South Carolina, northeast of Charleston. Over 13 inches of rain has fallen since 7 a.m. Saturday morning.
6:29 a.m. Sunday: American Red Cross crews arriving into Columbia, South Carolina to help flood victims.
@breakingweather #AmericanRedCross has 4 ERV Crews in #columbiasc we are expecting many more Crews today. pic.twitter.com/4GmQoKobn7— NoahChappellWX (@NoahChappellWX) October 4, 2015
6:28 a.m. Sunday: Columbia, South Carolina, received 3.57 inches of rain on Saturday, breaking the old record of 2.59 inches set in 1927.
6:24 a.m. Sunday: Interstate 95 closed in Clarendon County between mile markers 100 and 132, Clarendon County Fire Department reports.
I-95 is closed from the 100mm-132mm in CLARENDON County. @wis10 @WLTX @YourTimesSC @wachfox @abc_columbia— Clarendon County FD (@clarendonfire) October 4, 2015
5:51 a.m. Sunday: Numerous roads across Williamsburg County, South Carolina, impassable due to flooding, 911 reports.
5:30 a.m. Sunday: Highway 45 is closed near St. Stephen due to the road being washed out, 911 Call Center reports.
5:28 a.m. Sunday: Columbia, South Carolina, firefighters are very busy with water rescues early on Sunday.
#TheCFD is working 50+ #swiftwaterrescues and/or flooded vehicles don't make yourself a victim/stay at home if safe https://t.co/z4s0FxgbAB— Columbia Fire (@ColaFire) October 4, 2015
5:08 a.m. Sunday: 10.08 inches of rain have fallen since midnight on Sunday on Gills Creek, northeast of Columbia, South Carolina, Richland County officials said.
4:54 a.m. Sunday: Power outages increase across South Carolina.
29,485 customers without power statewide. #scflood #sctweets— SCEMD (@SCEMD) October 4, 2015
4:52 a.m. Sunday:Hurricane Joaquin remains a Category 3 storm. Hurricane conditions expected in Bermuda during Sunday afternoon and evening, AccuWeather meteorologists said.
4:38 a.m. Sunday: Heavy rain pounds Berkeley County, South Carolina.
429am: RAWS weather station in north-central Berkeley County reporting 18.32 inches of rain so far. #chswx #scwx— NWS Charleston, SC (@NWSCharlestonSC) October 4, 2015
4:30 a.m. Sunday: More than 100 people rescued after flash flooding near Ladson, South Carolina, Dorchester County Emergency Management officials reported.
4:09 a.m. Sunday: Rain band moving north-northeast of Charleston, South Carolina, and intensifying as it moves through Columbia, AccuWeather Meteorologist Brett Rathbun said.
4:00 a.m. Sunday: Numerous roads remain closed across South Carolina.
Currently, 83 road closures statewide, 46 of which are in Charleston County. #scflood #sctweets— SCEMD (@SCEMD) October 4, 2015
3:55 a.m. Sunday: 7.76 inches of rain has fallen since midnight on Sunday at Wateree, South Carolina, Richland County officials report.
3:40 a.m. Sunday: Power crews continue work in difficult conditions to restore service in South Carolina.
Close to 1200 outages reported county-wide.. Energy providers are working to restore power a midst the logistical challenges.— Dorchester Co EMD (@DorchesterCoEMD) October 4, 2015
3:26 a.m. Sunday: Rocky Ranch Creek in downtown Columbia, South Carolina, is out of its banks, law enforcement reports.
3:23 a.m. Sunday: Severe flooding continues in Charleston, South Carolina.
Surreal experience... Horrific flooding. Complete silence except raindrops. #scwx @breakingweather @reedtimmerTVN pic.twitter.com/Ezx6kLt8kq— Brandon Sullivan (@BTSullivan91) October 4, 2015
3:18 a.m. Sunday: Heavy rain falling in Columbia, South Carolina.
Almost 3 in. rain has fallen at Columbia Metro Apt in the last 2 hours, with an event total rain so far of almost 7 inches! #SEFlood #scwx— NWS Columbia (@NWSColumbia) October 4, 2015
3:01 a.m. Sunday: 5.53 inches of rain in 3 hours at Wateree, South Carolina, southeast of Columbia, Richmond County officials report.
2:46 a.m. Sunday: 72-hour rainfall totals from Thursday, Oct. 1 to Saturday, Oct. 3.
|Mount Pleasant, S.C.||
|Moncks Corner, S.C.||
|North Myrtle Beach, S.C.||
|Stumpy Point, N.C.||
|Cherry Point, N.C.||
|Ocean City, Md.||
|New Bern, N.C.||
2:38 a.m. Sunday: Greenville-Spartanburg, South Carolina, broke its Oct. 3 rain record with 2.99 inches. The old record was 0.77 inches, set in 1961.
2:29 a.m. Sunday: Power outages continue in South Carolina.
12,137 customers without power statewide. #scflood #sctweets— SCEMD (@SCEMD) October 4, 2015
2:24 a.m. Sunday: Vehicles submerged under water at a Charleston apartment complex, WCIV-TV reported.
Our man @SEisbergWCIV is in West Ashley at an apartment complex where cars are underwater #chswx #chsnews pic.twitter.com/T3BlAtKH1V— ABC News 4 (@ABCNews4) October 4, 2015
2:00 a.m. Sunday: Out-of-state assistance coming to South Carolina for water rescues, the state Emergency Management Division said.
Four additional swift-water rescue teams coming in from out of state to assist with SC rescues. #scflood #sctweets— SCEMD (@SCEMD) October 4, 2015
1:55 a.m. Sunday: Hurricane Joaquin weakens to a strong Category 3 hurricane, AccuWeather meteorologists said.
1:23 a.m. Sunday: Charleston International Airport breaks its all-time daily rainfall record with 11.50 inches on Saturday, Oct. 3. The old record was 10.52 inches on Sept. 21, 1998.
1:00 a.m. Sunday: Radar estimates show up to 4 inches of rain per hour falling northwest of Charleston.
12:49 a.m. Sunday: Flash Flood Emergency issued for Charleston and Berkeley counties in South Carolina, the National Weather Service in Charleston reported.
As of 1243am: ***FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY*** issued for Berkeley and Charleston Counties! Catastrophic Flash Flooding expected.— NWS Charleston, SC (@NWSCharlestonSC) October 4, 2015
12:46 a.m. Sunday: About 3,400 electric customers in the Charleston area are without service, utilities report.
12:42 a.m. Sunday: A dam failure is possible in Calhoun County, South Carolina, the National Weather Service at Columbia said.
Calhoun Co: Several roads closed. Small earthen dam at Lake Inspiration in St. Matthews may be in danger of failing. #SEflood— NWS Columbia (@NWSColumbia) October 4, 2015
12:40 a.m. Sunday: Water rescues and flooding occurring in parts of Orangeburg County, South Carolina.
Major flooding in progress in the Holly Hill and Eutawville vicinities in SE Orangeburg Co. #seflood #scwx— NWS Columbia (@NWSColumbia) October 4, 2015
12:19 a.m. Sunday: Flooded vehicles reported in Charleston.
Insane flooding continues. High tide still to come. #scwx @breakingweather @reedtimmerTVN #charlestonflooding pic.twitter.com/oDejAyv2xm— Brandon Sullivan (@BTSullivan91) October 4, 2015
Vehicles completely submerged in Charleston (King/Huger)... #scwx @breakingweather @reedtimmerTVN @NWSCharlestonSC pic.twitter.com/kOWp2Crr7p— Brandon Sullivan (@BTSullivan91) October 4, 2015
12:16 a.m. Sunday Dorchester County, South Carolina, officials said they are focusing on rescue operations at this time. The county does not have sandbags available to residents.
12:09 a.m. Sunday: Flash-flood emergency issued for parts of Dorchester County as a result of severe flooding and numerous water rescues, the National Weather Service at Charleston said.
11:49 p.m. Saturday: 1.89 inches of rain fell in 1 hour at Mount Pleasant Regional-Faison Field, South Carolina, Mesonet reports.
11:41 p.m. Saturday: Numerous water rescues reported in South Carolina on Saturday night, said South Carolina Highway Patrol spokesman Sgt. Bob Beres.
Dozens of water rescues going on right now. PLEASE STAY HOME! If you choose to be out, will get to you but only when it's safe to do so.— Trooper Bob_SCHP (@TrooperBob_SCHP) October 4, 2015
11:37 p.m. Saturday: Water rescues occurring in Dorchester County, South Carolina, emergency management reports.
1130 pm: Dorechester County EM reporting swift water rescues in progress in the Oakbrook area.— NWS Charleston, SC (@NWSCharlestonSC) October 4, 2015
11:18 p.m. Saturday: Radar estimates show up to 2.5 inches of rain are falling per hour north of Charleston, AccuWeather meteorologists said.
11:00 p.m. Saturday: Power outages continue across South Carolina.
10,368 customers without power statewide. #scflood #sctweets— SCEMD (@SCEMD) October 4, 2015
10:58 p.m. Saturday: Hurricane Joaquin remains a dangerous Category 4 hurricane, AccuWeather meteorologists said.
10:47 p.m. Saturday: Water rescues continue around the Charleston area.
Rescuers say they are inundated with reports of stranded motorists. Urging drivers to stay home. #chswx #chstrfc pic.twitter.com/OKekTyCGpQ— ABC News 4 (@ABCNews4) October 4, 2015
10:40 p.m. Saturday: More than 3,400 SCE&G customers in Charleston County are without power, the utility reports.
10:30 p.m. Saturday: Numerous flooding-related calls reported in Charleston County, South Carolina.
Consolidated Dispatch has had more than 300 call for assistance across 18 agencies in just the last TWO hours. Please stay HOME.— Charleston County (@ChasCountyGov) October 4, 2015
10:25 p.m. Saturday: Man's best friend having problems navigating the flooding in Charleston.
This poor dog has to be carried. Deadly flooding continues in Charleston, SC #scwx @breakingweather pic.twitter.com/UznYL4PaRj— Brandon Sullivan (@BTSullivan91) October 4, 2015
10:23 p.m. Saturday: Flooding situation in Charleston "worst we've ever seen," residents tell AccuWeather Meteorologist Brandon Sullivan.
"Worst we've ever seen" @breakingweather @reedtimmerTVN #scwx #flooding pic.twitter.com/KV99hSK3qp— Brandon Sullivan (@BTSullivan91) October 4, 2015
10:20 p.m. Saturday: 2.06 inches of rain fell in 1 hour at Charleston Air Force Base, Mesonet reports.
10:16 p.m. Saturday: Flooding inundates Charleston, South Carolina.
10:13 p.m. Saturday: The Associated Press is reporting that three people have died in South Carolina weather-related vehicle incidents since the storm began.
9:55 p.m. Saturday: People are reminded that they should not play in flood waters. Doing so may lead to infections, injuries or even drowning.
This. Stop playing in nasty flood waters. #chswx pic.twitter.com/aCkMUU3MPT— North Charleston (@NorthCharleston) October 4, 2015
9:37 p.m. Saturday: Charleston, South Carolina has received more rain on Saturday than Las Vegas has received since the start of 2013!
9:03 p.m. Saturday: 2.95 inches of rain fell in just 50 minutes near Shadowmoss, South Carolina, according to NWS employee. Shadows is located just northwest of Charleston.
8:54 p.m. Saturday: Mesonet stations around Charleston, South Carolina are recording wind speeds between 50 mph and 60 mph.
8:39 p.m. Saturday: Winds in Ocean City, Maryland have blown some of the sand from the beach to the boardwalk.
Um woah #oceancitymd pic.twitter.com/qkrAeuNsqo— MarylandWeather4cast (@MDwx4cast) October 3, 2015
8:20 p.m. Saturday: Wind-whipped rain will continue across parts of South Carolina throughout the night.
Very strong, damaging winds in Sullivan's Island, SC!! @breakingweather @reedtimmerTVN pic.twitter.com/PxP6Kwwp4t— Brandon Sullivan (@BTSullivan91) October 4, 2015
8:07 p.m. Saturday: Torrential downpours continue to create flooding issues for portions of South Carolina.
7:55 p.m. Saturday: Rough seas were experienced as far north as New England.
At the tip of Cape Cod this afternoon. The Atlantic was raging from one end of the seaboard to the other. pic.twitter.com/uzKtdZEPFu— Brian Sullivan (@WeatherSullivan) October 3, 2015
7:05 p.m. Saturday: Road closures reported across North Carolina.
About 60 roads closed across NC at 4 p.m. due to localized flooding and downed trees. Read more here: http://t.co/8EWE0573wQ #ncwx— NCDOT (@NCDOT) October 3, 2015
6:42 p.m. Saturday: Significant beach erosion has occurred along parts of the New Jersey Coast.
Didn't know there were higher cliffs from beach erosion down here - these are about 8 feet high! #OCNJ pic.twitter.com/X4klzIWfJD— Matt Moore (@WGALMattMoore) October 3, 2015
6:33 p.m. Saturday: SCDOT reports 74 road closures and 13 bridge closures across the state due to flooding.
6:19 p.m. Saturday: Some roads are impassible due to high water, like this one in North Carolina.
Booger Holler Road below Oakboro NC @wxBrad pic.twitter.com/neFzEif4mB— Thomas Meadors (@thomas_meadors) October 3, 2015
5:52 p.m. Saturday: Some flights arriving at Newark International Airport are being delayed over an hour due to winds, according to the FAA.
5:41 p.m. Saturday: 24-hour rainfall totals across the Carolinas, ending at 5 p.m. EDT Saturday.
|City, State||Rainfall (inches)|
|Mount Pleasant, SC||6.55|
|Myrtle Beach, SC||3.73|
5:29 p.m. Saturday: Sand dunes are starting to crumble at some beaches in New Jersey, including Ortley Beach.
@GarySzatkowski dunes starting to crumble. Ortley Beach, NJ at high tide. pic.twitter.com/aYKNgrDjs5— Amanda Pisano (@amandaepisano) October 3, 2015
5:00 p.m. Saturday: The NASCAR Xfinity series race in Dover, Delaware is under a rain delay. NASCAR has deployed the Air Titans to dry the track.
4:44 p.m. Saturday: Streets are under water in James Island, South Carolina, just south of Charleston.
4:21 p.m. Saturday: Flood waters are making travel extremely difficult in Charleston, SC.
4:11 p.m. Saturday: Three fatalities have been confirmed in South Carolina since Friday by the South Carolina Emergency Management Division.
4:05 p.m. Saturday: President Obama has signed an emergency declaration for South Carolina, ordering federal aid to help response efforts in the areas affected by the severe storms and flooding.
3:57 p.m. Saturday: Strong winds caused a tree to fall down across Highway 68 in North Carolina, forcing a traffic backup.
#NCDOT: A portion of Highway 68 South in Oakridge, NC closed due to fallen tree. Detour: Linville Road #TrafficAlert pic.twitter.com/0SYwwl2jqM— NCDOT (@NCDOT) October 3, 2015
3:50 p.m. Saturday: The tide at Charleston, South Carolina, reached 8.2 feet. The previous highest tide, not including Hurricane Hugo in 1989, was 8.11 feet on June 22, 2009.
the highest it has been since Hurricane Hugo on June 22, 2009 when the tide reached 8.11 feet.
3:21 p.m. Saturday: Dorchester County Council in South Carolina declared a state of emergency this afternoon with a curfew in place from 6 p.m. EDT this evening until 7 a.m. EDT Sunday due to flooding and numerous impassable roads.
3:10 p.m. Saturday: Around 4,000 South Carolina Electric & Gas Company customers are without power, the utility reported.
2:40 p.m. Saturday: The final practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has been cancelled due to weather.
Practice has been called due to weather. Full results: http://t.co/JWc7skCCaH https://t.co/ziPmtzRenx— #TheChase (@NASCAR) October 3, 2015
2:22 p.m. Saturday: Rough sea and high waves leading to beach erosion in Harvey Cedars, New Jersey.
Beach erosion in Harvey Cedars continues. #noreaster @JSHurricaneNews @GarySzatkowski @tedgreenbergNBC @brian4NY #lbi pic.twitter.com/8qdTJjsAuJ— Harvey Cedars Police (@HCPolice) October 3, 2015
2:03 p.m. Saturday: A band of rain continues to ride up the border of Georgia and South Carolina. Radar estimate indicates that this band has dropped an inch of rain in the last hour.
1:00 p.m. Saturday: High tide is about to peak in Charleston Harbor. The combination of tides between two feet above normal and the area already inundated with flood waters will further worsen the situation.
12:36 p.m. Saturday: Many roads are closed in Charleston due to flooding, Charleston police said.
Current street closures pic.twitter.com/OVY6yGpbuK— Charleston P.D. (@CharlestonPD) October 3, 2015
12:28 p.m. Saturday: Flood waters continue to rise in Charleston, South Carolina.
A #Charleston resident paddleboards his way along Huger St to higher ground. #chswx pic.twitter.com/AHxHEnZInD— Matthew Fortner (@MatthewFortner) October 3, 2015
11:35 a.m. Saturday: Major flooding inundates streets in Charleston, South Carolina.
This is unreal. King St. and Huger St in #Charleston #SEFlood #scwx pic.twitter.com/t5mrve7ig4— Samuel Roback (@Weathermansam77) October 3, 2015
10:53 a.m. Saturday: A rainfall report received by the Citizen Weather Observer Program indicates that 16 inches fell one mile north of Little River, South Carolina. If deemed official, that would be a new 24-hour rainfall record for South Carolina. Nearby Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, currently holds the record when 14.80 inches poured down during Hurricane Floyd on Sept. 16, 1999.
10:31 a.m. Saturday: Flooding prompts Red Cross South Carolina to open shelters.
Shelters open in North Myrtle Beach, Georgetown & N Charleston. For updated list download #RedCross emergency app @ http://t.co/GTtBYbE7XR— Red Cross SC (@RedCrossSC) October 3, 2015
10:26 a.m. Saturday:A ramp near Cherry Grove, South Carolina, north of Myrtle Beach is beginning to erode.
Access ramp from HWY 17 to HWY 9 in Cherry Grove is starting to give way. #WMBFlood #scwx pic.twitter.com/KlXYsTOcFy— Jamie Arnold WMBF (@jamiearnoldWMBF) October 3, 2015
9:10 a.m. Saturday:A good reminder of the power of flood waters. It takes just six inches of fast-moving water to knock over an adult, while it takes just 12 inches to carry away a small car. Two feet of swift-moving water can sweep away most vehicles.
This belongs in the mountains, not Lexington SC. Twelve Mile Creek. #SCFlood #SEFlood pic.twitter.com/cTCfq6Vnjg— Chris Jackson (@ChrisJacksonSC) October 3, 2015
8:33 a.m. Saturday: Charleston Area Transportation Authority temporarily suspended due to flooding and multiple road closures.
Due to multiple road closures & extensive flooding in areas all CARTA services are being temporarily suspended. #chsnews #chstrfc— CARTA (@RideCARTA) October 3, 2015
8:27 a.m. Saturday: Local law enforcement reports flood waters entering homes in Charleston, South Carolina.
8:14 a.m. Saturday: Despite the ongoing flooding, the Charleston Police Department reports that no one has sustained injuries.
As a result of this weather event, there have been no injuries at this time reported.— Charleston P.D. (@CharlestonPD) October 3, 2015
8:07 a.m Saturday: Several water rescues in progress around downtown Charleston, South Carolina, emergency management reports.
7:56 a.m. Saturday: "It's like the Southeast's version of the Pineapple Express," stated AccuWeather Meteorologist Brian Thompson in regards to the steady stream of moisture from Hurricane Joaquin pouring into the Carolinas and leading to persistent heavy rainfall.
7:45 a.m. Saturday: Local law enforcement reports that all roads continue to be closed coming into the city and peninsula of Charleston, South Carolina, on Saturday morning.
Wow! Before/after of flooding in North Charleston, SC. Already this bad and getting much worse. 2"/hr rates #SEFlood pic.twitter.com/9TBWi44yQq— Taylor Trogdon (@TTrogdon) October 3, 2015
7:40 a.m. Saturday: Flood waters inundates a road in Charleston, South Carolina.
Smith St (btw Vanderhorst & Radcliffe) at first light. #chs #chswx pic.twitter.com/xkNLCZy38x— James Lipp (@lippjam) October 3, 2015
7:27 a.m. Saturday: Another rainfall record falls in Charleston, South Carolina. A total of 3.46 inches has fallen so far Saturday morning, breaking the previous record of 3.28 inches from 1994.
7:24 a.m. Saturday: A daily rainfall record has already been set at Greenville-Spartanburg, South Carolina. The 0.87 of an inch of rain through 7:15 a.m. EDT breaks the previous record of 0.77 of an inch from 1961 with much more rain expected through the rest of this weekend.
7:00 a.m. Saturday: 48-hour rainfall totals across the East Coast through Friday, Oct. 2.
|City, State||Amount (inches)||City, State||Amount (inches)|
|Mount Pleasant, S.C.||8.90||New Bern, N.C.||3.76|
|N. Myrtle Beach, S.C.||8.31||Hampton, Va.||4.01|
|Elizabethtown, N.C.||7.49||Oak Island, N.C.||3.86|
|Whiteville, N.C.||4.67||Manteo, N.C.||3.83|
|Norfolk, Va.||4.63||Ocean City, Md.||3.80|
|Fayetteville, N.C.||4.62||Fentress, Va.||3.79|
|Charleston, S.C.||4.51||Clinton, N.C.||3.62|
|Jacksonville, N.C.||4.44||Oceana, Va.||3.80|
|Cherry Point, N.C.||4.42||Florence, S.C.||3.54|
|Wilmington, N.C.||4.40||Hoffman, N.C.||3.52|
|Stumpy Point, N.C.||4.05||Sanford, N.C.||3.47|
|Washington, N.C.||4.03||Brunswick, Ga.||3.38|
6:49 a.m. Saturday: US 17N closed trying to head to downtown Charleston at the Folly Rd. intersection in West Ashley.
17N closed for those trying to head toward downtown at the folly rd intersection in west ashley #chswx #chstrfc pic.twitter.com/R4lLo0FS5j— Sean Hughes (@SeanHughes) October 3, 2015
6:47 a.m. Saturday: Black Creek near Quinby, South Carolina, expected to rise to a moderate flood stage on Sunday and may rise to a record level early next week, according to the National Weather Service.
6:29 a.m. Saturday: Coastal flooding ongoing along the Maryland, Delaware and Virginia beaches.
Long duration, major coastal flooding event underway at Md., Del., Va. beaches http://t.co/1yD5UXfkXE pic.twitter.com/b1RDKrzqT6— Maryland Update (@MarylandUpdate) October 3, 2015
6:28 a.m. Saturday: The National Weather Service in Charleston, South Carolina, issued a coastal flood warning from 10 a.m. Saturday morning to 4 p.m. Saturday afternoon for Charleston County.
6:11 a.m. Saturday: The Charleston Peninsula is closed to all traffic Saturday morning, NWS Charleston, South Carolina reports. Local law enforcement reported significant flooding with water starting to approach homes in the Shadow Moss area in West Ashley.
6:04 a.m. Saturday: Charleston Firetruck driving down a flooded roadway.
Charleston Firetruck slowly makes its way through the flooded crosstown. @ABCNews4 @ErinKienzle #chs #chsnews #chswx pic.twitter.com/uKg9PJYxxm— Dave MacQueen (@DaveMacQueen1) October 3, 2015
5:56 a.m. Saturday: Wilmington, North Carolina, received 3.82 inches of rain on Friday, breaking the old record of 2.16 inches set in 1891.
5:48 a.m. Saturday: Flooding ongoing in Charleston, South Carolina.
Already seeing substantial flooding just off US-17 in Charleston #scwx pic.twitter.com/bj0L6ogOXD— Samuel Roback (@Weathermansam77) October 3, 2015
5:19 a.m. Saturday: More roads are closed in Charleston due to flooding, Charleston police said.
Latest update as of 5:05 AM pic.twitter.com/Y4o4Zqq1fz— Charleston P.D. (@CharlestonPD) October 3, 2015
5:18 a.m. Saturday: 5.5 inches of rain fell in 9 hours near Johns Island, South Carolina, NWS trained spotter reported.
5:14 a.m. Saturday: An apartment complex was evacuated in Georgetown, South Carolina, emergency management reported.
5:06 a.m. Saturday: A new rain band moving onshore may bring up to 1 inch per hour in Charleston, AccuWeather Meteorologist Ed Vallee said.
4:54 a.m. Saturday: Many secondary roads are still impassable due to flash flooding in Charleston, South Carolina, city police said.
4:52 a.m. Saturday: Power outages reported near Darlington Raceway in South Carolina, Darlington County Sheriff's Office said.
"And then the lights went..." SC151 near @TooToughToTame pic.twitter.com/Mp625OsJ7G— Darlington Co. SO (@DCSO1) October 3, 2015
4:40 a.m. Saturday: Hurricane Joaquin remains a Category 3 hurricane as the system pulls away from the Bahamas, AccuWeather meteorologists said.
4:22 a.m. Saturday: 0.96 inches of rain fell in 1 hour at the Charleston Executive Airport, Mesonet reports.
4:17 a.m. Saturday: Flash flooding becoming a major problem in Charleston County, South Carolina.
Dangerous flash flooding dvlpg across parts of Charleston County. Turn Around, Don't Drown. Roads closed throughout downtown. #chswx #scwx— NWS Charleston, SC (@NWSCharlestonSC) October 3, 2015
4:02 a.m. Saturday: About 10,000 Duke Energy customers are without power in the Charlotte, North Carolina, area, the utility reported.
4:00 a.m. Saturday: Washed-out roadway in Darlington County, South Carolina.
New "Waterfall" on Law Plantation Rd. 30yds x 15ft deep completely washed out. TADD! pic.twitter.com/ovl5JD3pYf— Darlington Co. SO (@DCSO1) October 3, 2015
3:55 a.m. Saturday: 0.96 inches of rain in 1 hour, 5 miles north of Denmark, South Carolina, Mesonet reports.
3:50 a.m. Saturday: Rain band moving onshore may bring up to 2 inches an hour, southwest of Charleston, South Carolina, AccuWeather Meteorologist Ed Vallee said.
3:15 a.m. Saturday: 1.14 inches of rain fell in 1 hour at Elizabethtown, North Carolina, Mesonet reports.
3:10 a.m. Saturday: Record rainfall on Friday in Raleigh, North Carolina.
A record rainfall of 2.07 inches was set at the Raleigh-Durham Intl Airport yesterday (10/02) breaking the old record of 2.01 in set in 1969— NWS Raleigh (@NWSRaleigh) October 3, 2015
3:07 a.m. Saturday: More than 12,200 North Carolina power customers are without service as a result of storms, utilities report.
2:48 a.m. Saturday: More road closings have occurred in Charleston, South Carolina, police said.
These road closings are as of 2:30 AM pic.twitter.com/inxQNYdChB— Charleston P.D. (@CharlestonPD) October 3, 2015
2:17 a.m. Saturday: More heavy rain bands are moving into Charleston, South Carolina, with rainfall rates approaching 1 inch per hour, AccuWeather Meteorologist Ed Vallee said.
2:08 a.m. Saturday: Flooded roads in and around Asheboro, North Carolina, law enforcement reports.
2:01 a.m. Saturday: Hurricane Joaquin remains a powerful Category 3 hurricane and is moving away from the Bahamas, AccuWeather meteorologists said.
1:56 a.m. Saturday: A small landslide blocked one lane of Old Highway 10 near Marion, North Carolina, emergency management reported.
1:54 a.m. Saturday: More than 15,000 Duke Energy customers in the Carolinas are without lights as a result of storms, the utility reported.
Most of downtown Matthews in the dark right now. Police at most big intersections #fox46storm @FOX46News pic.twitter.com/2nUzEELVgy— Mark Grzybowski (@GrzyNewsFOX46) October 3, 2015
1:40 a.m. Saturday: Horry County, South Carolina, firefighters were busy with water rescues Friday night as a result of a dam/levee failure in the Little River area, WMBF-TV in Myrtle Beach reported.
HCFR units have rescued 13 people from homes in the Sandridge Rd area.— Horry County Fire (@hcfirerescue) October 3, 2015
1:25 a.m. Saturday: Flash flooding continues to be a problem in Darlington County, South Carolina.
Ditches are full and most roads are starting to flood - and it's still raining. Please, stay safe, stay home! pic.twitter.com/8B0B1JwvZG— Darlington Co. SO (@DCSO1) October 3, 2015
1:20 a.m. Saturday: Heavy rain fell over the Carolinas on Friday.
24-Hour Rainfall Totals (as of 12 a.m. EDT Saturday)
1:05 a.m. Saturday: 1 inch of rain fell in 1 hour, 8 miles south-southwest of Chesterfield, South Carolina, Mesonet reports.
12:50 a.m. Saturday: Heavier rain band moving into the Charlotte, North Carolina, area with rainfall rates approaching 2 inches per hour.
12:44 a.m. Saturday: Flooding closes streets in Darlington and Hartsville, South Carolina, the Darlington County Sheriff's Office reports.
Street flooding around the City of Hartsville. Avoid standing water or better yet, stay off the roads. pic.twitter.com/zfyEwFaIku— Darlington Co. SO (@DCSO1) October 3, 2015
12:30 a.m. Saturday: 2.44 inches of rain in 3 hours at Santee Coastal Reserve, South Carolina, Mesonet reports.
12:22 a.m. Saturday: Flooding continues in Charleston.
Island in the CVS parking lot on King Street #chswx pic.twitter.com/eVWJTfsbSy— Andy Paras (@AndyParas) October 3, 2015
12:20 a.m. Saturday: New road closures around Charleston, South Carolina.
pic.twitter.com/iQAw2Dtfqc— Charleston P.D. (@CharlestonPD) October 3, 2015
12:01 a.m. Saturday: Trees felled by storm are causing issues in the Raleigh, North Carolina, area.
Tree falls on Bells Lake Rd causing 2 car crash in southern Wake. Falling trees are risk through weekend - at 11. pic.twitter.com/QQFDDZtW8C— Steve Daniels (@DanielsABC11) October 3, 2015
11:50 p.m. Friday: Flooding continues in North Carolina.
Several reports of water beginning to cover roads in Richmond County and a creek beginning to flood in Aberdeen in Moore County. #SEFlood— NWS Raleigh (@NWSRaleigh) October 3, 2015
11:46 p.m. Friday: The GOES-East infrared satellite view shows moisture from Hurricane Joaquin interacting with a slow-moving cold front.
11:42 p.m. Friday: More than 5,400 Duke Energy customers are without lights in the Carolinas, the utility reported.
11:39 p.m. Friday: Significant flooding reported in Whiteville, North Carolina, emergency officials said.
Per Columbus Cty Emerg Mgmt - All downtown streets city of Whiteville being closed due to signficant flooding. #SEFlood #ncwx #scwx— Cape Fear Red Cross (@ARCCapeFear) October 3, 2015
11:34 p.m. Friday: Almost 1 foot of rain reported in parts of South Carolina, the National Weather Service at Wilmington, North Carolina, said.
Per mesonet obs, Little River SC: around 11" - other locations possibly seeing higher amounts as well near 12" possible #SEFlood #ncwx #scwx— NWS Wilmington NC (@NWSWilmingtonNC) October 3, 2015
11:32 p.m. Friday: Some roads have reopened but many others remain closed in Charleston, South Carolina, police said.
Road Update: The following roads are now passable: Hagood & Fishburne; Morrison & Cooper; America between South & Reid; Drake & South.— Charleston P.D. (@CharlestonPD) October 3, 2015
11:19 p.m. Friday: Evacuations reported in North Carolina.
Brunswick County is evacuating several residents from Calabash/Town of Carolina Shores to West Brunswick High shelter due to flooding #ncwx— NC Emergency Managem (@NCEmergency) October 3, 2015
11:00 p.m. Friday: Hurricane Joaquin remains a powerful Category 3 hurricane, AccuWeather meteorologists said.
10:50 p.m. Friday: Weather delays reported at Philadelphia, Newark and La Guardia airports, the FAA said.
10:45 p.m. Friday: 8.19 inches of rain have fallen at North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, in last 24 hours with 6.60 inches of that in the last 12 hours, Mesonet reports.