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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
942 AM EDT FRI SEP 12 2014

SCZ048>051-121700-
/O.CON.KCHS.CF.Y.0035.140912T1400Z-140912T1700Z/
BEAUFORT-COASTAL COLLETON-CHARLESTON-COASTAL JASPER-
942 AM EDT FRI SEP 12 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...HIGH TIDE LEVELS OF 7.1 TO 7.3 FEET MEAN LOWER LOW
  WATER ARE EXPECTED ON CHARLESTON HARBOR LATE THIS MORNING.
  THESE TIDE LEVELS WILL PRODUCE ANOTHER ROUND OF SHALLOW SALT
  WATER FLOODING ALONG THE LOWER SOUTH CAROLINA COAST.

* TIMING...HIGH TIDE WILL OCCUR IN THE CHARLESTON HARBOR AROUND
  1111 AM...AND IN THE BEAUFORT RIVER AT BEAUFORT AT 1214 PM. 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. AREA BEACHES WILL ALSO BECOME INUNDATED.

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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