Weather Alerts for Northern Horry Co

Issued by the National Weather Service

Coastal Flood Advisory  COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY   Coastal Flood Advisory
NORTHERN HORRY CO

Areas Affected:
Coastal Georgetown - Coastal Horry
Effective: Thu, 10/6 4:00pm Updated: Thu, 10/6 4:05am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu, 10/6 9:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
9 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
* WHAT...Up to one half foot of inundation above ground level
expected in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal
waterways.
* WHERE...Coastal Horry and Coastal Georgetown Counties.
* WHEN...From 4 PM this afternoon to 9 PM EDT this evening.
* IMPACTS...Vulnerable causeways to and from local beaches may
experience minor coastal flooding. Low-lying roads and
locations along the Intracoastal Waterway and adjacent tidal
creeks may observe minor coastal flooding. Check with local
officials for the latest information regarding coastal flood
impacts and closures.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Affected areas listed are based on
average tide conditions. Additional locations may experience
flooding during periods of heavy rainfall, high winds, or
other factors.
Time of high total tides are approximate to the nearest hour.
Springmaid Pier at Myrtle Beach
MLLW Categories - Minor 7.0 ft, Moderate 8.5 ft, Major 10.5 ft
MHHW Categories - Minor 1.4 ft, Moderate 2.9 ft, Major 4.9 ft
Total      Total    Departure
Day/Time    Tide       Tide     from Norm   Waves    Flood
ft MLLW    ft MHHW       ft       ft      Impact
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
06/05 AM     6.3        0.7        1.0        1       None
06/06 PM     7.3        1.7        1.0        1      Minor
07/06 AM     6.7        1.1        1.0        1       None
07/06 PM     7.5        1.9        1.1        1      Minor
08/07 AM     7.0        1.4        0.9        1      Minor
08/07 PM     7.3        1.7        1.0        1      Minor
&&

Information:
If travel is required, allow extra time as some roads may be
closed. Do not drive around barricades or through water of
unknown depth. Take the necessary actions to protect flood-prone
property.