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

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WHUS42 KCHS 281102
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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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