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South Carolina Drenched By Isaac Spinoff

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A second storm detached itself from Hurricane Isaac and is moving up the Atlantic Coast. It dumped nearly eight inches of rain over South Carolina on Tuesday.


Hurricane Isaac has produced what TV writers might call a spin off - a second storm detached itself from the hurricane and its effects are being felt far from the Gulf Coast.


This mass of moist air detached itself from Isaac and moved up the Atlantic Coast, and yesterday dumped nearly eight inches of rain over South Carolina. The rain caused flooding in Charleston, including the city's historic downtown market.

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