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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
327 PM EDT WED SEP 10 2014

SCZ048>051-110400-
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BEAUFORT-COASTAL COLLETON-CHARLESTON-COASTAL JASPER-
327 PM EDT WED SEP 10 2014

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO
MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO
MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT.

* LOCATION...LOWER SOUTH CAROLINA COASTAL LOCALES...INCLUDING
  DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON.

* TIDE LEVELS...THE EVENING HIGH TIDE ON CHARLESTON HARBOR WILL
  PEAK BETWEEN 7.0 AND 7.2 FEET MEAN LOWER LOW WATER. SHALLOW SALT
  WATER FLOODING TYPICALLY BEGINS WHEN THE TIDE REACHES 7 FEET
  MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.

* TIMING...THE HIGH TIDE IS EXPECTED JUST BEFORE 10 PM EDT ON
  CHARLESTON HARBOR. SHALLOW SALT WATER FLOODING COULD OCCUR
  AS MUCH AS 2 HOURS BEFORE AND AFTER THE HIGH TIDE.

* IMPACTS...INUNDATION OF SALT WATER 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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