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

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000 WHUS42 KCHS 112331 CFWCHS COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 731 PM EDT THU SEP 11 2014 SCZ048>051-120500- /O.CON.KCHS.CF.Y.0034.140912T0100Z-140912T0500Z/ BEAUFORT-COASTAL COLLETON-CHARLESTON-COASTAL JASPER- 731 PM EDT THU SEP 11 2014 ...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EDT FRIDAY... * LOCATION...LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS ALONG THE LOWER SOUTH CAROLINA COAST...INCLUDING DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON. * TIDE LEVELS...TIDE LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO PEAK BETWEEN 7.0 AND 7.2 FEET MEAN LOWER LOW WATER ON CHARLESTON HARBOR LATER THIS EVENING. THIS WILL RESULT IN SHALLOW COASTAL FLOODING ACROSS MUCH OF THE LOWER SOUTH CAROLINA COAST. * TIMING...HIGH TIDE WILL OCCUR ON CHARLESTON HARBOR AROUND 1047 PM AND ON THE BEAUFORT RIVER AT 1147 PM. SHALLOW SALT WATER FLOODING WILL OCCUR 60 TO 90 MINUTES EITHER SIDE OF 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 ROAD CLOSURES AND MINOR FLOODING OF PROPERTIES. IF TRAVEL IS NECESSARY...DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE THROUGH WATER OF UNKNOWN DEPTH. && $$

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