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

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WHUS42 KCHS 191909
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
309 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

SCZ048>050-200400-
/O.NEW.KCHS.CF.Y.0010.140420T0200Z-140420T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KCHS.RP.S.0003.140420T1200Z-140421T0000Z/
BEAUFORT-COASTAL COLLETON-CHARLESTON-
309 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
2 AM EDT SUNDAY...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
2 AM EDT SUNDAY. A HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED
FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* TIDE LEVELS...HIGH TIDE WILL OCCUR IN CHARLESTON HARBOR AROUND
  MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. PEAK TIDE LEVELS WILL REACH BETWEEN 7.0 AND
  7.4 FEET MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.

* IMPACTS...INUNDATION OF SALTWATER IN AND NEAR LOW-LYING COASTAL
  AREAS COULD LEAD TO SOME ROAD CLOSURES AND FLOODING OF PROPERTIES.
  FLOODING IS ESPECIALLY LIKELY IN DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON AND
  PORTIONS OF MOUNT PLEASANT.

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

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.

&&

$$

GAZ117-119-139-141-SCZ051-200400-
/O.NEW.KCHS.RP.S.0003.140420T1200Z-140421T0000Z/
COASTAL BRYAN-COASTAL CHATHAM-COASTAL LIBERTY-COASTAL MCINTOSH-
COASTAL JASPER-
309 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A HIGH RIP
CURRENT RISK...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

JRL



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