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
314 PM EDT SAT MAY 16 2015

SCZ050-170200-
/O.NEW.KCHS.CF.Y.0014.150516T2200Z-150517T0200Z/
CHARLESTON-
314 PM EDT SAT MAY 16 2015

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING.

* LOCATION...LOW-LYING COASTAL LOCATIONS IN CHARLESTON
  COUNTY...PARTICULARLY DOWNTOWN.

* TIDE LEVELS...AROUND 7.0 TO 7.1 FEET MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.

* TIMING...AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE WHICH IS AT 730 PM IN
  CHARLESTON HARBOR.

* 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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