Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5
757
WHUS42 KCHS 182207
CFWCHS

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
607 PM EDT SUN SEP 18 2016

SCZ048>050-190400-
/O.NEW.KCHS.CF.Y.0029.160919T0100Z-160919T0400Z/
BEAUFORT-COASTAL COLLETON-CHARLESTON-
607 PM EDT SUN SEP 18 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT.

* LOCATION...SOUTH CAROLINA COASTAL COMMUNITIES...INCLUDING
  CHARLESTON.

* TIDE LEVELS...PEAKING BETWEEN 6.9 AND 7.1 FEET MEAN LOWER LOW
  WATER.

* TIMING...HIGH TIDE IS EXPECTED AT ABOUT 1007 PM EDT ON
  CHARLESTON HARBOR. SHALLOW SALT WATER FLOODING IS EXPECTED UP TO
  1 HOUR BEFORE AND 1 TO 2 HOURS AFTER THE HIGH TIDE.

* IMPACTS...INUNDATION OF SALTWATER IN AND NEAR LOW-LYING
  COASTAL AREAS COULD LEAD TO SOME ROAD CLOSURES AND FLOODING OF
  PROPERTIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE PREPARED FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF A FEW ROAD CLOSURES AND MINOR
FLOODING OF PROPERTIES. IF TRAVEL IS NECESSARY...DO NOT ATTEMPT
TO DRIVE THROUGH WATER OF UNKNOWN DEPTH.

&&

$$



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.