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

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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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