Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
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000 WHUS42 KCHS 281821 CFWCHS URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 221 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015 SCZ048>051-290200- /O.CON.KCHS.CF.Y.0019.150828T2200Z-150829T0200Z/ BEAUFORT-COASTAL COLLETON-CHARLESTON-COASTAL JASPER- 221 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015 ...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS 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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