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by | October 19, 2016 8:45 am

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
7:08 AM EDT WED OCT 19 2016

BEAUFORT-COASTAL COLLETON-CHARLESTON-

…COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO
2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO
2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON.

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

* TIDE LEVELS…PEAKING BETWEEN 7.0 AND 7.3 FEET MEAN LOWER LOW
WATER…RESULTING IN SHALLOW COASTAL FLOODING.

* TIMING… HIGH TIDE WILL OCCUR IN THE CHARLESTON HARBOR AROUND
110 6 AM AND AROUND 1211 PM IN THE BEAUFORT RIVER AT BEAUFORT.
SHALLOW SALTWATER FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE 1 TO 2 HOURS BEFORE
AND AFTER HIGH TIDE.

* IMPACTS…MINOR 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 AND MINOR
FLOODING OF PROPERTIES. IF TRAVEL IS NECESSARY…DO NOT ATTEMPT
TO DRIVE THROUGH WATER OF UNKNOWN DEPTH.

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