Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
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000 WHUS42 KCHS 310805 CFWCHS URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC 405 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015 SCZ048>051-311600- /O.NEW.KCHS.CF.Y.0022.150831T1200Z-150831T1600Z/ BEAUFORT-COASTAL COLLETON-CHARLESTON-COASTAL JASPER- 405 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015 ...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO NOON EDT TODAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO NOON EDT TODAY. * LOCATION...LOW-LYING LOCATIONS ALONG AND NEAR THE LOWER SOUTH CAROLINA COAST. * TIDE LEVELS...AROUND 7.1 FEET MEAN LOWER LOW WATER. * TIMING...THE RISK FOR SHALLOW COASTAL FLOODING WILL BE THE HIGHEST WITHIN AN HOUR EITHER SIDE OF HIGH TIDE. HIGH TIDE WILL OCCUR AT CHARLESTON HARBOR AROUND 942 AM AND IN BEAUFORT NEAR 1050 AM. * 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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