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

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000 WHUS42 KCHS 281102 CFWCHS COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 702 AM EDT SUN SEP 28 2014 SCZ050-281700- /O.NEW.KCHS.CF.Y.0037.140928T1300Z-140928T1700Z/ CHARLESTON- 702 AM EDT SUN SEP 28 2014 ...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON. * LOCATION...LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS ALONG THE CHARLESTON COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON. * TIDE LEVELS...TIDE LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO REACH 7.0 TO 7.2 FEET MEAN LOWER LOW WATER IN CHARLESTON HARBOR WITH HIGH TIDE LATE THIS MORNING. * TIMING...HIGH TIDE WILL OCCUR IN THE CHARLESTON HARBOR AROUND 1107 AM. 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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