A major coastal flood event, similar to a hurricane surge, is underway in Charleston, South Carolina.

The flooding will be exacerbated by a destructive combination of already higher than normal tides and a developing storm system, sending tide levels above 8 feet for Charleston and over 10.5 feet near Savannah, signaling a major flood stage along the coast. “It looks like an almost perfect combination of astronomical influences and meteorological conditions,” … Read more