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
1127 AM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

SCZ048>050-310400-
/O.NEW.KCHS.CF.Y.0002.170331T0100Z-170331T0400Z/
BEAUFORT-COASTAL COLLETON-CHARLESTON-
1127 AM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO
MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO
MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT.

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

* TIDE LEVELS...PEAKING BETWEEN 7.3 AND 7.6 FEET MEAN LOWER LOW
  WATER.

* TIMING...HIGH TIDE WILL OCCUR AROUND 11 PM AT CHARLESTON HARBOR.
  SHALLOW SALTWATER FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE 1 TO 2 HOURS BEFORE
  AND AFTER HIGH TIDE.

* IMPACTS...INUNDATION OF SALTWATER IN AND NEAR LOW-LYING COASTAL
  AREAS COULD RESULT IN SOME ROAD CLOSURES AND FLOODING OF
  PROPERTIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

JRL



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