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

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000 WHUS42 KCHS 311857 CFWCHS URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 257 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015 SCZ048>051-010300- /O.NEW.KCHS.CF.Y.0018.150801T0000Z-150801T0400Z/ BEAUFORT-COASTAL COLLETON-CHARLESTON-COASTAL JASPER- 257 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015 ...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...COASTAL AREAS OF SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA...INCLUDING DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON. * TIDE LEVELS...THE HIGH TIDE IS EXPECTED TO PEAK AROUND 7.2 FEET MEAN LOWER LOW WATER IN CHARLESTON HARBOR. SHALLOW SALT WATER FLOODING TYPICALLY BEGINS AROUND 7.0 FEET MEAN LOWER LOW WATER IN CHARLESTON HARBOR. * TIMING...HIGH TIDE IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR AROUND 855 PM AT CHARLESTON HARBOR AND AROUND 956 PM 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. REMEMBER...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN. && $$

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