No Joke. Charleston Sea Level Up Almost 2 ft in 100 years

Today was one of the highest tides we've seen in six years topping out at just over 8 feet (our normal high is just under 6 feet). Roads all over the metro area were submerged and shut down, making traveling for two hours on either side of the high tide like playing a game of Frogger. Yeah - you can get to the other side, but you better watch out! A confluence of the harvest moon, winds off the coast, and normal Fall higher-than-normal tide created what we call a King Tide. While you usually see typical Charleston nuisance flooding at high tides coinciding with heavy rains, today (and yesterday ...click to read more...

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