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Pawleys Island seeing significant road flooding before high tide; causeways closed

Image from a video from Pawleys Island Police showing floodwaters entering a causeway. (Source: Pawleys Island PD) Image from a video from Pawleys Island Police showing floodwaters entering a causeway. (Source: Pawleys Island PD)

PAWLEYS ISLAND, SC (WMBF) – Pawleys Island is already seeing road flooding, and high tide is still some time away.

Myrtle Avenue is seeing significant road flooding, and the causeways are now closed, according to tweets from Pawley’s Island Police. 

Pawleys Island Police Chief Michael Fanning says most of their flooding comes from the creek.

Pawleys Island Police is also reporting that sections of the island are without power, and urge residents to use caution with candles and generators.

Ocean high tide is expected around noon, and Fanning says the creek tends to see high tide an hour later. 

We have a crew on scene, check back with WMBF News for more information. 

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