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
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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