Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
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000 WHUS42 KCHS 111032 CFWCHS COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 632 AM EDT THU SEP 11 2014 SCZ048>051-111700- /O.CON.KCHS.CF.Y.0033.140911T1300Z-140911T1700Z/ BEAUFORT-COASTAL COLLETON-CHARLESTON-COASTAL JASPER- 632 AM EDT THU SEP 11 2014 ...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON... * LOCATION...LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS ALONG THE LOWER SOUTH CAROLINA COAST...INCLUDING DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON. * TIDE LEVELS...TIDE LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO PEAK 7.1 TO 7.4 FEET MEAN LOWER LOW WATER IN THE CHARLESTON HARBOR WITH HIGH TIDE THIS MORNING. THIS WILL RESULT IN SHALLOW COASTAL FLOODING ACROSS MUCH OF THE LOWER SOUTH CAROLINA COAST. * TIMING...HIGH TIDE WILL OCCUR IN THE CHARLESTON HARBOR AROUND 1019 AM AND AROUND 1125 AM IN THE BEAUFORT RIVER AT BEAUFORT. THE HIGHEST TIDE LEVELS WILL OCCUR WITHIN AN HOUR EITHER SIDE OF 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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