Flash flooding possible in western, coastal SC

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Lee County and surrounding areas remain under a flash flood watch and hazardous weather outlook as heavy rains are expected to continue, according to the National Weather Service.

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But now emergency officials are turning to the mountains, where flash floods and unsafe landslides are possible through at least Wednesday as Alberto's remnants move to the west. Flash flooding is a very risky situation.You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued. It is rarely used and is activated only to stress a dire flash flood situation.

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After a soaker of a evening for our southern counties and a wet start to our Tuesday for parts of central Alabama, any rain we are seeing now is mostly scattered. There are also a handful of reports of water breaching homes in the area. Storm total rainfall amounts from 1-3 inches are possible with locally higher amounts approaching 4 inches near the Tennessee River Valley region. They estimate up to 8 inches of rain over the next few hours.

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