Charleston police report flooding in downtown areas

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- Charleston police are reporting several intersections have been shut down due to flooding from Sunday's heavy rains.

Police said the Market area, the Crosstown and President street are all flooded. Barricades are being put in place, officials said.

Fishburne Street is also seeing some heavy flooding.

By 5 p.m., much of the water had receded, but there are still several problem areas around the Charleston peninsula:

  • King/Huger
  • Fishburne/President
  • Several lanes closed on the Crosstown, but it is still passable.
  • Radcliffe/Smith
  • Huger east of King
  • Cannon Park/south of Calhoun near hospital district
  • Vanderhorst/Ogier
  • Simons Street east of Rutledge
  • Ashley Avenue north of Fishburne Street
  • Morris/Felix
  • Moultrie/President
  • President/Line

A Charleston County rescue crew had to pull a woman from her car that was stuck in deep flood waters on Ashley Avenue. Officials have not said if the woman was injured.

Several people reporting water 6 inches deep near Radcliffe and St. Philip streets. Others say there is standing water on East Bay Street near the Society Street.

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning until 4:45 p.m. Sunday. As that was set to expire, the agency extended the warning until 8:45 p.m.

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