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
335 PM EDT WED JUL 29 2015

SCZ048>051-300200-
/O.NEW.KCHS.CF.Y.0016.150729T2200Z-150730T0200Z/
BEAUFORT-COASTAL COLLETON-CHARLESTON-COASTAL JASPER-
335 PM EDT WED JUL 29 2015

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

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

* LOCATION...AREAS ALONG THE SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA COAST
  INCLUDING DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON.

* TIDE LEVELS...THE EVENING HIGH TIDE WILL PEAK BETWEEN 7.1 AND 7.3
  FEET MEAN LOWER LOW WATER IN CHARLESTON HARBOR. SHALLOW SALT
  WATER FLOODING TYPICALLY BEGINS AROUND 7 FEET MEAN LOWER LOW
  WATER.

* TIMING...HIGH TIDE IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR AROUND 715 PM IN
  CHARLESTON HARBOR.

* 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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