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

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000 WHUS42 KCHS 240209 CFWCHS COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 909 PM EST FRI JAN 23 2015 SCZ048>051-240600- /O.NEW.KCHS.CF.Y.0003.150124T0209Z-150124T0600Z/ BEAUFORT-COASTAL COLLETON-CHARLESTON-COASTAL JASPER- 909 PM EST FRI JAN 23 2015 ...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST SATURDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST SATURDAY. * LOCATION...LOW LYING COASTAL AREAS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA...INCLUDING DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON. * TIDE LEVELS...TIDE LEVELS IN THE CHARLESTON HARBOR ARE EXPECTED TO PEAK 7.0 TO 7.2 FT MEAN LOWER LOW WATER. * TIMING...THE WORST FLOODING WILL OCCUR WITHIN AN HOUR OF HIGH TIDE. HIGH TIDE WILL OCCUR IN THE CHARLESTON HARBOR AROUND 1021 PM AND AROUND 1130 PM IN THE BEAUFORT RIVER AT 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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