Weather update from WTOC meteorologist John Wetherbee

February 19, 2013 

The light showers we've had today are just enough to pool the yellow pine pollen, but not enough to change river flood warnings for several Georgia counties.

In Beaufort County, there are no current flood warnings, but there are warnings in Chatham, Effingham and Bryan counties in Georgia. It's been awhile since the region has had river flood warnings. Remember that it will take a long time for watersheds to drain, especially after two record-setting rainfalls last week. Any daily warnings are simply a statement of the current status and a re-issuing of the original warnings, nothing new or out of the ordinary.

Cooler, drier air is expected to rush into the area, bringing low temperatures tonight in the upper 30s. Looking ahead, we're expecting dry conditions with a ridge of high pressure in charge for the next few days. Then, a strong shortwave will begin to track its way into the southeast, bringing weekend rains.

Meteorologist John Wetherbee, CBM

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