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

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284 WHUS42 KCHS 081112 CFWCHS URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 612 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016 SCZ048>050-081500- /O.NEW.KCHS.CF.Y.0003.160208T1112Z-160208T1500Z/ BEAUFORT-COASTAL COLLETON-CHARLESTON- 612 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016 ...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING. * LOCATION...THE COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA COUNTIES OF CHARLESTON...COLLETON AND BEAUFORT. THIS INCLUDES DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON. * TIDE LEVELS...WILL PEAK IN THE CHARLESTON HARBOR AROUND 7.0 TO 7.2 FEET MEAN LOWER LOW WATER. * TIMING...BETWEEN 800 AND 900 AM THIS MORNING. * IMPACTS...INUNDATION OF SALTWATER IN AND NEAR LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS COULD LEAD TO SOME ROAD CLOSURES AND FLOODING OF PROPERTIES...ESPECIALLY IN DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON. 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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