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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
320 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

SCZ050-192300-
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CHARLESTON-
320 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING.

* LOCATION...LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS ALONG THE CHARLESTON COUNTY
  COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON.

* TIDE LEVELS...HIGH TIDE IS EXPECTED TO REACH 7.0 TO 7.2 FEET
  MEAN LOWER LOW WATER IN CHARLESTON HARBOR LATE THIS AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...HIGH TIDE WILL OCCUR AROUND 530 PM IN CHARLESTON
  HARBOR. THE BEST CHANCE FOR SHALLOW COASTAL FLOODING WILL BE
  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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