Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
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000 WHUS42 KCHS 251852 CFWCHS COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 252 PM EDT MON AUG 25 2014 SCZ052-260400- /O.EXA.KCHS.CF.Y.0025.140825T2300Z-140826T0400Z/ TIDAL BERKELEY- 252 PM EDT MON AUG 25 2014 ...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT. * LOCATION...SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA...INCLUDING DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON. * TIDE LEVELS...TIDES ARE EXPECTED TO REACH 7.4 TO 7.6 FT MEAN LOWER LOW WATER IN THE CHARLESTON HARBOR. * TIDAL IMPACTS...MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING IS EXPECTED. INUNDATION OF SALTWATER IN AND NEAR LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS COULD LEAD TO SOME ROAD CLOSURES AND FLOODING OF PROPERTIES... ESPECIALLY IN DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON. * TIMING...HIGH TIDE WILL OCCUR IN THE CHARLESTON HARBOR AROUND 844 PM AND AROUND 956 PM IN THE BEAUFORT RIVER AT BEAUFORT. THE WORST FLOODING WILL OCCUR WITHIN AN HOUR EITHER SIDE OF HIGH TIDE. * RIP CURRENTS...WIND AND WAVE CONDITIONS SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF VERY STRONG RIP CURRENTS. THESE RIP CURRENTS WILL BE LIFE THREATENING TO ANYONE WHO ENTERS THE SURF. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... NO ONE SHOULD ENTER THE SURF DUE TO LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS. 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. IF YOU OBSERVE RIP CURRENTS OR COASTAL FLOODING...PLEASE CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON AT 1-888-383-2024. YOU CAN ALSO EMAIL YOUR REPORT TO CHS.SKYWARN@NOAA.GOV OR SEND A TWEET TO @NWSCHARLESTONSC. && $$ GAZ117-119-139-141-260500- /O.EXT.KCHS.RP.S.0005.000000T0000Z-140827T0000Z/ /O.CON.KCHS.CF.Y.0025.140825T2300Z-140826T0400Z/ COASTAL BRYAN-COASTAL CHATHAM-COASTAL LIBERTY-COASTAL MCINTOSH- 252 PM EDT MON AUG 25 2014 ...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING... ...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT... * LOCATION...NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...INCLUDING TYBEE ISLAND. * TIDE LEVELS...TIDES ARE EXPECTED TO REACH 9.1 TO 9.4 FT MEAN LOWER LOW WATER AT FORT PULASKI. * TIDAL IMPACTS...SHALLOW COASTAL FLOODING IS EXPECTED. INUNDATION OF SALTWATER IN AND NEAR LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS COULD LEAD TO SOME ROAD CLOSURES AND FLOODING OF PROPERTIES. HIGHWAY 80 BETWEEN TYBEE ISLAND AND WILMINGTON ISLAND IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN OPEN...ALTHOUGH WATER MAY COVER SOME PORTIONS...ESPECIALLY NEAR THE FORT PULASKI NATIONAL MONUMENT. * TIMING...HIGH TIDE WILL OCCUR AT 853 PM IN THE SAVANNAH RIVER ENTRANCE. THE WORST FLOODING WILL OCCUR WITHIN AN HOUR EITHER SIDE OF HIGH TIDE. * RIP CURRENTS...WIND AND WAVE CONDITIONS SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF VERY STRONG RIP CURRENTS. THESE RIP CURRENTS WILL BE LIFE THREATENING TO ANYONE WHO ENTERS THE SURF. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... NO ONE SHOULD ENTER THE SURF DUE TO LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS. BE PREPARED FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF ROAD CLOSURES AND MINOR FLOODING OF PROPERTIES. IF TRAVEL IS NECESSARY...DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE THROUGH WATER OF UNKNOWN DEPTH. IF YOU OBSERVE RIP CURRENTS OR COASTAL FLOODING...PLEASE CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON AT 1-888-383-2024. YOU CAN ALSO EMAIL YOUR REPORT TO CHS.SKYWARN@NOAA.GOV OR SEND A TWEET TO @NWSCHARLESTONSC. && $$ SCZ048>051-260500- /O.EXT.KCHS.RP.S.0005.000000T0000Z-140827T0000Z/ /O.CON.KCHS.CF.Y.0025.140825T2300Z-140826T0400Z/ BEAUFORT-COASTAL COLLETON-CHARLESTON-COASTAL JASPER- 252 PM EDT MON AUG 25 2014 ...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING... ...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT... * LOCATION...SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA...INCLUDING DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON. * TIDE LEVELS...TIDES ARE EXPECTED TO REACH 7.4 TO 7.6 FT MEAN LOWER LOW WATER IN THE CHARLESTON HARBOR. * TIDAL IMPACTS...MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING IS EXPECTED. INUNDATION OF SALTWATER IN AND NEAR LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS COULD LEAD TO SOME ROAD CLOSURES AND FLOODING OF PROPERTIES... ESPECIALLY IN DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON. * TIMING...HIGH TIDE WILL OCCUR IN THE CHARLESTON HARBOR AROUND 844 PM AND AROUND 956 PM IN THE BEAUFORT RIVER AT BEAUFORT. THE WORST FLOODING WILL OCCUR WITHIN AN HOUR EITHER SIDE OF HIGH TIDE. * RIP CURRENTS...WIND AND WAVE CONDITIONS SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF VERY STRONG RIP CURRENTS. THESE RIP CURRENTS WILL BE LIFE THREATENING TO ANYONE WHO ENTERS THE SURF. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... NO ONE SHOULD ENTER THE SURF DUE TO LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS. 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. IF YOU OBSERVE RIP CURRENTS OR COASTAL FLOODING...PLEASE CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON AT 1-888-383-2024. YOU CAN ALSO EMAIL YOUR REPORT TO CHS.SKYWARN@NOAA.GOV OR SEND A TWEET TO @NWSCHARLESTONSC. && $$

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