Coastal flooding brings headache for Lowcountry motorists

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Edisto Flooding

CHARLESTON, SC (WCBD) – Many will be heading downtown to do some holiday shopping, but motorists should be aware of some coastal flooding.

Storm Team 2 meteorologist Josh Marthers said a coastal flood advisory was in place for much of the South Carolina coastline where water was expected to rise early Friday morning.

High water was already seen along the marsh at Shem Creek by 6:30 a.m.

Scanner traffic indicated several cars were stuck in water along Lockwood Blvd. just before 7:30 a.m.

Dispatch confirmed to News 2 that some water problems were also reported near the cruise ship terminal in the area of Concord Street and Washington Street.

Flooding was also seen on Edisto Beach along Jungle Road and Palmetto Blvd. at the Pavillion.

Isle of Palms residents reported flooding along 41st Street looking towards the marina.

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