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
422 PM EDT THU APR 16 2015

SCZ050-170100-
/O.NEW.KCHS.CF.Y.0011.150416T2200Z-150417T0100Z/
CHARLESTON-
422 PM EDT THU APR 16 2015

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

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

* LOCATION...LOW-LYING AREAS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA THAT
  ARE ADJACENT TO THE ATLANTIC...TIDAL RIVERS...MARSHES...HARBORS
  AND THE INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY. THIS INCLUDES DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON.

* TIDE LEVELS...TIDES WILL PEAK BETWEEN 7.2 AND 7.4 FEET MEAN
  LOWER LOW WATER IN THE CHARLESTON HARBOR AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH
  TIDE THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...INUNDATION OF SALTWATER IN AND NEAR LOW-LYING COASTAL
  AREAS COULD LEAD TO SOME ROAD CLOSURES AND FLOODING OF
  PROPERTIES...ESPECIALLY IN DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON.

* TIMING...THE WORST FLOODING WILL OCCUR WITHIN A HOUR ON EITHER
  SIDE OF HIGH TIDE. HIGH TIDE WILL OCCUR IN THE CHARLESTON HARBOR
  AROUND 654 PM.

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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