Charleston County, South Carolina
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Coastal Flood Advisory
SCZ050-052-190600-
/O.CON.KCHS.CF.Y.0009.140419T0100Z-140419T0600Z/
CHARLESTON-TIDAL BERKELEY-
550 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS
EVENING TO 2 AM EDT SATURDAY...

* TIDE LEVELS...HIGH TIDE AT CHARLESTON THIS EVENING WILL OCCUR
AROUND 1115 PM. TIDE LEVELS WILL REACH BETWEEN 7.0 AND 7.5 FT
MEAN LOWER LOW WATER...CAUSING MINOR TO MODERATE SALTWATER
FLOODING OF LOW LYING COASTAL AREAS...INCLUDING DOWNTOWN
CHARLESTON...DANIEL ISLAND AND THE BARRIER ISLANDS. HEAVY
RAINFALL MAY COINCIDE WITH HIGH TIDE THIS EVENING...CAUSING
SIGNIFICANTLY WORSE FLOODING PROBLEMS.

* 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.

&&

$$





Flash Flood Watch
GAZ114>119-137>141-SCZ048>051-190600-
/O.CON.KCHS.FF.A.0001.000000T0000Z-140419T1000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
TATTNALL-EVANS-INLAND BRYAN-COASTAL BRYAN-INLAND CHATHAM-
COASTAL CHATHAM-LONG-INLAND LIBERTY-COASTAL LIBERTY-
INLAND MCINTOSH-COASTAL MCINTOSH-BEAUFORT-COASTAL COLLETON-
CHARLESTON-COASTAL JASPER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...REIDSVILLE...CLAXTON...PEMBROKE...
FORT MCALLISTER...SAVANNAH...TYBEE ISLAND...LUDOWICI...
HINESVILLE...HALFMOON LANDING...TOWNSEND...DARIEN...BEAUFORT...
HILTON HEAD...EDISTO BEACH...CHARLESTON...JASPER
546 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST GEORGIA AND SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA...
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN SOUTHEAST GEORGIA...
COASTAL BRYAN...COASTAL CHATHAM...COASTAL LIBERTY...COASTAL
MCINTOSH...EVANS...INLAND BRYAN...INLAND CHATHAM...INLAND
LIBERTY...INLAND MCINTOSH...LONG AND TATTNALL. IN SOUTHEAST
SOUTH CAROLINA...BEAUFORT...CHARLESTON...COASTAL COLLETON AND
COASTAL JASPER.

* THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

* WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES WITH LOCAL AMOUNTS
EXCEEDING 5 INCHES ARE EXPECTED THROUGH TONIGHT. OF SIGNIFICANT
CONCERN IS THE FACT THAT TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS EXPECTED LATE
THIS EVENING AROUND THE TIME OF AN ABOVE NORMAL HIGH TIDE. THIS
COULD RESULT IN SIGNIFICANT FLOODING CONCERNS IN COASTAL LOW-
LYING AREAS INCLUDING DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON AND SAVANNAH.

* FLOODING COULD OCCUR QUICKLY...ESPECIALLY IN LOW-LYING AND
POOR DRAINAGE AREAS. DRIVING COULD BECOME HAZARDOUS AS SOME
AREA ROADWAYS COULD BECOME IMPASSABLE DUE TO HIGH WATER...
ESPECIALLY IN URBAN AREAS LIKE DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON AND
SAVANNAH AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE PREPARED TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY...ESPECIALLY IN AREAS
PRONE TO FLOODING. IF FLOODING DEVELOPS...MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND
IMMEDIATELY. IF DRIVING...BE PREPARED FOR FLOODED ROADWAYS AND
POSSIBLE ROAD CLOSURES.

&&

$$




Flood Advisory
SCC013-019-029-053-190015-
/O.NEW.KCHS.FA.Y.0006.140418T2244Z-140419T0015Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CHARLESTON SC-JASPER SC-COLLETON SC-BEAUFORT SC-
644 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING OF POOR DRAINAGE AREAS IN...
BEAUFORT COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA...
SOUTHWESTERN CHARLESTON COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA...
SOUTHEASTERN COLLETON COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA...
SOUTHERN JASPER COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 815 PM EDT

* AT 639 PM EDT...WIDESPREAD MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN WILL
CONTINUE TO STREAM INLAND FROM OFF THE ATLANTIC THIS
EVENING AS LOW PRESSURE APPROACHES FROM THE SOUTH. RAINFALL
AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH 815 PM...
WHICH WILL LEAD TO MINOR FLOODING OR LOW LYING AND POOR
DRAINAGE AREAS.

* LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO...
BEAUFORT...HILTON HEAD...HARDEEVILLE...BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS
AIR STATION...BENNETTS POINT...GREEN POND...JACKSONBORO...
HOLLYWOOD...WADMALAW ISLAND...EDISTO BEACH...EDISTO ISLAND...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS HEAVY RAINFALL WILL RESULT IN SIGNIFICANT PONDING OF WATER ON
AREA ROADS AND IN LOW SPOTS. SLOW DOWN TO REDUCE THE RISK OF
HYDROPLANING. IF WATER COVERS THE ENTIRE ROADWAY OR IS FLOWING...FIND
ANOTHER ROUTE. THE WATER IS PROBABLY MUCH DEEPER THAN IT APPEARS AND
ONLY ONE FOOT OF WATER CAN STALL A VEHICLE. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 3255 8019 3256 8019 3243 8035 3250 8035
3247 8040 3249 8047 3231 8043 3226 8065
3225 8063 3205 8090 3203 8089 3212 8112
3224 8116 3234 8113 3240 8119 3290 8040
3286 8040 3284 8026 3263 7998

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