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

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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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