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
945 PM EDT SUN MAR 22 2015

SCZ048>052-230500-
/O.CON.KCHS.CF.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-150323T0500Z/
BEAUFORT-COASTAL COLLETON-CHARLESTON-COASTAL JASPER-
TIDAL BERKELEY-
945 PM EDT SUN MAR 22 2015

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

* LOCATIONS...LOW-LYING AREAS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
  THAT ARE ADJACENT TO THE ATLANTIC...TIDAL RIVERS...MARSHES...
  HARBORS AND THE INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY. THIS INCLUDES DOWNTOWN
  CHARLESTON.

* TIDE LEVELS...TIDES WILL REACH BETWEEN 7.2 AND 7.5 FEET MEAN
  LOWER LOW WATER IN THE CHARLESTON HARBOR AROUND HIGH TIDE THIS
  EVENING.

* IMPACTS...MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING IS EXPECTED. INUNDATION OF
  SALTWATER IN AND NEAR LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS COULD LEAD TO
  SOME ROAD CLOSURES AND FLOODING OF PROPERTIES. SALT WATER
  FLOODING IS LIKELY IN THE NORMAL FLOOD PRONE AREAS OF DOWNTOWN
  CHARLESTON.

* TIMING...THE WORST FLOODING WILL OCCUR WITHIN AN HOUR EITHER
  SIDE OF HIGH TIDE. HIGH TIDE WILL OCCUR IN THE CHARLESTON
  HARBOR AROUND 1042 PM AND AROUND 1151 PM IN THE BEAUFORT RIVER
  AT BEAUFORT.

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.

&&

$$

GAZ117-119-139-141-230500-
/O.CON.KCHS.CF.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-150323T0500Z/
COASTAL BRYAN-COASTAL CHATHAM-COASTAL LIBERTY-COASTAL MCINTOSH-
945 PM EDT SUN MAR 22 2015

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

* LOCATIONS...LOW-LYING AREAS OF NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA THAT ARE
  ADJACENT TO THE ATLANTIC...TIDAL RIVERS...MARSHES...HARBORS
  AND THE INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY.

* TIDE LEVELS...TIDES WILL REACH BETWEEN 9.2 AND 9.5 FEET MEAN
  LOWER LOW WATER AT FORT PULASKI AROUND HIGH TIDE THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...SHALLOW COASTAL FLOODING IS EXPECTED. INUNDATION OF
  SALTWATER IN AND NEAR LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS COULD LEAD TO
  SOME ROAD CLOSURES AND FLOODING OF PROPERTIES. WATER MAY CROSS
  PORTIONS OF HIGHWAY 80 BETWEEN WILMINGTON ISLAND AND TYBEE
  ISLAND...BUT IS NOT EXPECTED TO BECOME IMPASSABLE.

* TIMING...THE WORST FLOODING WILL OCCUR WITHIN AN HOUR EITHER
  SIDE OF HIGH TIDE. HIGH TIDE WILL OCCUR AT THE SAVANNAH RIVER
  ENTRANCE AROUND 1048 PM.

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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