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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
731 PM EDT THU SEP 11 2014

SCZ048>051-120500-
/O.CON.KCHS.CF.Y.0034.140912T0100Z-140912T0500Z/
BEAUFORT-COASTAL COLLETON-CHARLESTON-COASTAL JASPER-
731 PM EDT THU SEP 11 2014

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EDT
FRIDAY...

* LOCATION...LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS ALONG THE LOWER SOUTH
  CAROLINA COAST...INCLUDING DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON.

* TIDE LEVELS...TIDE LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO PEAK BETWEEN 7.0 AND
  7.2 FEET MEAN LOWER LOW WATER ON CHARLESTON HARBOR LATER THIS
  EVENING. THIS WILL RESULT IN SHALLOW COASTAL FLOODING ACROSS
  MUCH OF THE LOWER SOUTH CAROLINA COAST.

* TIMING...HIGH TIDE WILL OCCUR ON CHARLESTON HARBOR AROUND 1047
  PM AND ON THE BEAUFORT RIVER AT 1147 PM. SHALLOW SALT WATER
  FLOODING WILL OCCUR 60 TO 90 MINUTES EITHER SIDE OF THE HIGH
  TIDE.

* 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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