Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
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000 WHUS42 KCHS 292016 CFWCHS URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 416 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015 GAZ117-119-139-141-SCZ048>051-300300- /O.CON.KCHS.CF.Y.0020.150829T2300Z-150830T0300Z/ COASTAL BRYAN-COASTAL CHATHAM-COASTAL LIBERTY-COASTAL MCINTOSH- BEAUFORT-COASTAL COLLETON-CHARLESTON-COASTAL JASPER- 416 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015 ...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING... * LOCATION...LOW-LYING LOCATIONS ALONG AND NEAR THE LOWER SOUTH CAROLINA AND NORTHERN GEORGIA COASTS. * TIDE LEVELS...AROUND 7.3 FEET MEAN LOWER LOW WATER AT CHARLESTON HARBOR AND 9.3 FEET MEAN LOWER LOW WATER AT FORT PULASKI. * TIMING...THE RISK FOR SHALLOW COASTAL FLOODING WILL BE THE HIGHEST WITHIN AN HOUR EITHER SIDE OF HIGH TIDE. HIGH TIDE WILL OCCUR AT CHARLESTON HARBOR AROUND 833 PM AND AROUND 838 PM AT FORT PULASKI. * 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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