Charleston, South Carolina, continues to battle torrential rain and flooding in what's being called a "once in 1,000-year” event.
Charleston's tide level was 8.2 feet Sunday, and residents north of Myrtle Beach reported receiving 16 inches of rain over three days. As a result, President Obama declared a state of emergency in South Carolina. (Video via The Weather Channel, TVNweather)
The Charleston peninsula, where the city's oldest neighborhoods reside, was closed most of Saturday. (Video via Charleston County Gov)
By 9:20 p.m. Saturday, local authorities reported receiving over 300 distress calls in two hours.
And it doesn't look like the rain will let up anytime soon. AccuWeather reports conditions could continue through Monday.
Six people have died in weather-related traffic incidents since Friday, according to CNN. Officials are using the phrase "Turn Around Don't Drown" to encourage people to stay off the roads. (Video via WMBF)
After all, just 12 inches of water can overpower a standard-sized car.
South Carolina, North Carolina, New Jersey and Virginia have all declared states of emergency.
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