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Posted on: May 15, 2019

[ARCHIVED] CEMA & NWS warn of possible flooding on Tybee Road

A Coastal Flood Advisory alert has been issued for Coastal Bryan; Coastal Chatham; Coastal Liberty; Coastal McIntosh by NWS Charleston (the Southern end of South Carolina and Eastern Georgia)....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. * LOCATIONS...In South Carolina, Coastal Jasper. In Georgia, Coastal Bryan, Coastal Chatham, Coastal Liberty and Coastal McIntosh. * COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...Up to one half foot of saltwater inundation above ground level is possible in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways (9.0 to 9.4 feet Mean Lower Low Water). Saltwater inundation could impact some roads. * TIMING...High tide will occur around 6:22 PM today at Fort Pulaski. Saltwater inundation will be possible 1 to 2 hours before and after high tide. Time of high total tides are approximate to the nearest hour. Fort Pulaski GA MLLW Categories - Minor 9.2 ft, Moderate 9.6 ft, Major 10.0 ft MHHW Categories - Minor 1.7 ft, Moderate 2.1 ft, Major 2.5 ft Total Total Departure Day/Time Tide Tide from Norm Waves Flood ft MLLW ft MHHW ft ft Impact -------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------- 15/06 PM 9.2 1.7 0.7 N/A Minor 16/07 AM 8.1 0.6 0.6 N/A None 16/07 PM 9.0 1.5 0.8 N/A None 17/08 AM 7.8 0.3 0.4 N/A None 17/08 PM 8.9 1.4 0.5 N/A None 18/08 AM 7.7 0.2 0.4 N/A None &&.This event is rated as Minor, and is Likely.

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