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
323 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

GAZ117-119-139-141-SCZ048-049-051-190330-
/O.CON.KCHS.CF.Y.0009.140419T0100Z-140419T0600Z/
/O.CON.KCHS.RP.S.0002.000000T0000Z-140419T0000Z/
COASTAL BRYAN-COASTAL CHATHAM-COASTAL LIBERTY-COASTAL MCINTOSH-
BEAUFORT-COASTAL COLLETON-COASTAL JASPER-
323 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS
EVENING TO 2 AM EDT SATURDAY...

* TIDE LEVELS...HIGH TIDE AT FORT PULASKI THIS EVENING WILL OCCUR
  AROUND 1130 PM. TIDE LEVELS WILL REACH BETWEEN 9.2 AND 9.6 FT
  MEAN LOWER LOW WATER...CAUSING MINOR SALTWATER FLOODING OF LOW-
  LYING COASTAL AREAS...INCLUDING DOWNTOWN SAVANNAH AND THE
  BARRIER ISLANDS. HEAVY RAINFALL MAY COINCIDE WITH HIGH TIDE THIS
  EVENING...CAUSING SIGNIFICANTLY WORSE FLOODING PROBLEMS.

* RIP CURRENTS...WIND AND WAVE CONDITIONS SUPPORT THE
  DEVELOPMENT OF VERY STRONG RIP CURRENTS. THESE RIP CURRENTS
  WILL BE LIFE THREATENING TO ANYONE WHO ENTERS THE SURF.

* 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.

NO ONE SHOULD ENTER THE SURF DUE TO LIFE THREATENING RIP
CURRENTS.

&&

$$

SCZ050-052-190330-
/O.CON.KCHS.CF.Y.0009.140419T0100Z-140419T0600Z/
CHARLESTON-TIDAL BERKELEY-
323 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS
EVENING TO 2 AM EDT SATURDAY...

* TIDE LEVELS...HIGH TIDE AT CHARLESTON THIS EVENING WILL OCCUR
  AROUND 1115 PM. TIDE LEVELS WILL REACH BETWEEN 7.0 AND 7.5 FT
  MEAN LOWER LOW WATER...CAUSING MINOR SALTWATER FLOODING OF LOW-
   LYING COASTAL AREAS...INCLUDING DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON...DANIEL
  ISLAND AND THE BARRIER ISLANDS. HEAVY RAINFALL MAY COINCIDE
  WITH HIGH TIDE THIS EVENING...CAUSING SIGNIFICANTLY WORSE
  FLOODING PROBLEMS.

* 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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