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Forecasters predicted rainfall from the storm would average from 4 to 8 inches, with up to12 inches possible for some areas.
Tropical storm warnings were issued for the Georgia coastline and parts of northeastern Florida and southern South Carolina, where forecasters predict some coastal flooding will occur.
The storm made landfall just after midnight Sunday near Jacksonville Beach, packing 70-mph winds, close to hurricane strength. But forecasters say it will weaken as it moves inland over the next 12 hours and should become a tropical depression by Monday night.
The second named storm of the upcoming hurricane season, which begins officially on June 1, spoiled Memorial Day plans for some residents of Florida and Georgia. Among the cancellations were Sunday's jazz festival and Monday's Memorial Day ceremony in Jacksonville, Florida.
Source: CBN News