Area roads impacted by flooding, vehicles stranded, stopped by water

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High tide combined with heavy rain created some problems for area roadways. Flash flooding should be expected in areas prone to flooding, and there is a Flash Flood Watch until Monday evening and a FLASH FLOOD WARNING in effect until around 10 a.m.

Our meteorologists advise if you don't have to travel anywhere this morning, stay at home.

In the City of Charleston, the market area was flooded and Market Street was closed. Also closed were the intersections of Ashley Avenue and Bennett Street and Fishburne at Hagood in the area of The Citadel.

RELATED: Heavy standing water reported on Highway 17 in Awendaw

The Crosstown in the area of Rutledge Avenue is also flooded, and at around 7:50 a.m. there was a stalled vehicle blocking one lane.

Other flooded areas:

King at Huger

One lane of Folly Rd Northbound @ Camp Rd

Beaufain and Wentworth Streets in the area of Ashley to Coming Streets are impassable.

Bee Street in the area of Cherry Street is impassable.

Charlotte and Concord Street

In Mount Pleasant there are also several roadways reported flooded or impassible. Those areas are:

Longpoint Rd. at Needlerush 

Wando Park Blvd

Coleman in front of Moultrie is down to 1 lane each way.

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Morning traffic/rain in the Charleston area

Morning traffic/rain in the Charleston area

Posted by WCIV | ABC News 4 on Monday, April 24, 2017

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