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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
336 PM EDT MON AUG 21 2017

SCZ048>050-220300-
/O.NEW.KCHS.CF.Y.0019.170821T2200Z-170822T0300Z/
BEAUFORT-COASTAL COLLETON-CHARLESTON-
336 PM EDT MON AUG 21 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING.

* LOCATIONS...LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS OF SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA
  INCLUDING DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON.

* TIDE LEVELS...PEAKING BETWEEN 7.0 AND 7.2 FEET MEAN LOWER LOW
  WATER.

* TIMING...HIGH TIDE WILL OCCUR AROUND 845 PM AT CHARLESTON.
  SHALLOW SALTWATER FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE 1 TO 2 HOURS BEFORE
  AND AFTER HIGH TIDE.

* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...INUNDATION OF SALTWATER IN AND NEAR
  LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS COULD RESULT IN SOME ROADS BECOMING
  IMPASSABLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE PREPARED FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF IMPASSABLE ROADS. IF TRAVEL IS
NECESSARY...DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE THROUGH WATER OF UNKNOWN
DEPTH.

&&

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