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

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
310 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

SCZ048>051-281515-
/O.NEW.KCHS.CF.Y.0019.150828T2200Z-150829T0200Z/
BEAUFORT-COASTAL COLLETON-CHARLESTON-COASTAL JASPER-
310 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM TO 10 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM TO 10 PM EDT THIS
EVENING.

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

* TIDE LEVELS...7.0 TO 7.2 FEET MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.

* TIMING...THE RISK FOR SHALLOW COASTAL FLOODING WILL BE THE
  HIGHEST WITHIN AN HOUR EITHER SIDE OF HIGH TIDE. HIGH TIDE WILL
  OCCUR IN THE CHARLESTON HARBOR AROUND 741 PM AND AROUND 848 PM
  IN THE BEAUFORT RIVER NEAR BEAUFORT.

* 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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