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

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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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