As the coastal storm (Zipper Low) develops today, heavy rains will hit the eastern Carolina’s. So far this morning, heavy rains have been impacting eastern South Carolina with up to 3 inches of rain. Flash Flood Watches have been issued for parts of South Carolina and North Carolina already.
As the system develops, bands of heavy rains and thunderstorms will rotate into South Carolina and North Carolina today, however by this afternoon, the rains should end across South Carolina.
Rainfall of up to 5 inches in a short period of time is possible today, especially across eastern North Carolina. Most areas will see 0.50″ to 3.00″ of rain and some street flooding due to the quick nature of the rain.
Excessive Rainfall Map