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301, 2022

Monday, January 3rd: Winter Storm Warning, Coastal Flood Warning Continue for Stone Harbor

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Stone Harbor through Monday afternoon at 4:00pm.  There is the potential for 6 to 12 inches of snowfall, with wind gusts approaching 40mph.  Additionally, a Coastal Flood Warning has been issued until 1:00pm Monday afternoon with widespread minor tidal flooding expected with the potential for moderate tidal flooding.  Flooding is also possible Tuesday morning.

Snow has developed over our region Monday around day break and continue until the mid afternoon hours.  Snowfall may obscure tidal flooding in the roadway.  Be mindful of areas of our community that receive water in the streets during tidal flooding events and avoid driving on them during this storm event.  Please consider moving your vehicle off the street in the event snow plowing operations are required.

High tide will occur at the Townsend’s Inlet Bridge Monday at 8:05am, and again at 8:34pm.  The current forecast has an increased chance of tidal flooding during the morning high tide when snow is expected in our area.

Governor Phil Murphy has declared a State of Emergency for Cape May County, and four other counties.

Continue to follow updates on this media channel for the impact to our community, and continue to follow traditional media outlets for updates to the forecast.

Here is the text of the Winter Storm Warning and the Coastal Flood Warning issued Sunday morning by the National Weather Service:

Winter Storm Warning

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGENational Weather Service Mount Holly NJ

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS  AFTERNOON...    * WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 12    inches. Winds gusting as high as 40 mph.    * WHERE...Portions of southern New Jersey, northeast Maryland    and central and southern Delaware.    * WHEN...Until 4 PM EST this afternoon.    * IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous    conditions will impact travel through much of the day today.    * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Some locally higher totals over 12 inches    are possible. Also, a period of near blizzard conditions is    possible from mid-morning through mid-afternoon.

Coastal Flood Warning

…COASTAL FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THISAFTERNOON… * WHAT…One to two feet of inundation above ground level  expected in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal  waterways. * WHERE…Tidal areas in the New Jersey counties of Atlantic and  Cape May. Tidal areas in the Delaware counties of Sussex and  Kent. * WHEN…Until 1 PM EST this afternoon. * IMPACTS…At this level, widespread roadway flooding occurs in  coastal and bayside communities and along inland tidal  waterways. Many roads become impassable. Some damage to  vulnerable structures may begin to occur. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Additional tidal flooding is expected on  Monday evening and again on Tuesday morning. …WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THISAFTERNOON… * WHAT…Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 12  inches. Winds gusting as high as 40 mph. * WHERE…Portions of southern New Jersey, northeast Maryland  and central and southern Delaware. * WHEN…Until 4 PM EST this afternoon. * IMPACTS…Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous  conditions will impact travel through much of the day today. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Some locally higher totals over 12 inches  are possible. Also, a period of near blizzard conditions is  possible from mid-morning through mid-afternoon.

201, 2022

Sunday, January 2nd, 6:27pm: Winter Storm Warning, Coastal Flood Warning Issued by National Weather Service

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Stone Harbor from early Monday morning, January 3rd, through Monday afternoon.  There is the potential for four to six inches of snowfall.  Additionally, a Coastal Flood Warning has been issued through Monday afternoon with widespread minor tidal flooding expected with the potential for moderate tidal flooding.  Flooding is also possible Tuesday morning.

Snow is likely to develop over our region Monday around day break and continue until the mid afternoon hours.  Snowfall may obscure tidal flooding in the roadway.  Be mindful of areas of our community that receive water in the streets during tidal flooding events and avoid driving on them during this storm event.  Please consider moving your vehicle off the street in the event snow plowing operations are required.

High tide will occur at the Townsend’s Inlet Bridge Monday at 8:05am, and again at 8:34pm.  The current forecast has an increased chance of tidal flooding during the morning high tide when snow is expected in our area.

Continue to follow updates on this media channel for the impact to our community, and continue to follow traditional media outlets for updates to the forecast.

Here is the text of the Winter Storm Warning and the Coastal Flood Warning issued Sunday morning by the National Weather Service:

Winter Storm Warning

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGENational Weather Service Mount Holly NJ249 PM EST Sun Jan 2 2022  …WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 4 PM EST MONDAY… * WHAT…Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 6  inches. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph. * WHERE…Portions of southern New Jersey, northeast Maryland  and central and southern Delaware. * WHEN…From 4 AM to 4 PM EST Monday. * IMPACTS…Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous  conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

Coastal Flood Warning

Coastal Hazard MessageNational Weather Service Mount Holly NJ335 PM EST Sun Jan 2 2022  …COASTAL FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 1 PM ESTMONDAY… * WHAT…One to two feet of inundation above ground level is  expected in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways. * WHERE…Tidal areas in the New Jersey counties of Atlantic and  Cape May. Tidal areas in Sussex County, Delaware. * WHEN…From 5:00 AM until 1:00 PM Monday. * IMPACTS…At this level, widespread roadway flooding occurs in  coastal and bayside communities and along inland tidal  waterways. Many roads become impassable. Some damage to  vulnerable structures may begin to occur. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Additional minor tidal flooding is  expected on Monday evening and again on Tuesday morning.

201, 2022

Sunday, January 2nd, 9:04am: Winter Storm Watch, Coastal Flood Watch Issued for Stone Harbor

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Stone Harbor from late Sunday night, January 2nd through Monday afternoon, January 3rd.  There is the potential for four to six inches of snowfall.  Additionally, a Coastal Flood Watch has been issued from late Sunday night through Monday afternoon with widespread minor tidal flooding expected with the potential for moderate tidal flooding.  Flooding is also possible Tuesday morning.

There was a significant change to the forecast during the overnight hours into Sunday morning by the National Weather Service.  Snow is likely to develop over our region Monday starting around 1:00am and continue until the mid afternoon hours on Monday.  Snowfall may obscure tidal flooding in the roadway.  Be mindful of areas of our community that receive water in the streets during tidal flooding events and avoid driving on them during this storm event.

High tide will occur at the Townsend’s Inlet Bridge Monday at 8:05am, and again at 8:34pm.  The current forecast has an increased chance of tidal flooding during the morning high tide when snow is expected in our area.

Continue to follow updates on this media channel for the impact to our community, and continue to follow traditional media outlets for updates to the forecast.

Here is the text of the Winter Storm Watch and the Coastal Flood Watch issued Sunday morning by the National Weather Service:

Winter Storm Watch

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ

357 AM EST Sun Jan 2 2022

…WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY

AFTERNOON…

* WHAT…Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of at least

4 to 6 inches possible. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

* WHERE…Portions of southern New Jersey, northeast Maryland

and central and southern Delaware.

* WHEN…From late tonight through Monday afternoon.

* IMPACTS…Travel could be very difficult. Hazardous conditions

including snow-covered roads will likely impact the Monday

morning commute, potentially lingering into the evening commute.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Snowfall rates could exceed one inch per

hour at times Monday morning. Users should closely monitor the

forecast today, as additional changes, potentially significant,

are possible.

 

Coastal Flood Watch

Coastal Hazard MessageNational Weather Service Mount Holly NJ517 AM EST Sun Jan 2 2022 …COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON ESTTODAY……COASTAL FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAYAFTERNOON…

* WHAT…For the Coastal Flood Advisory, up to one foot of  inundation above ground level in low-lying areas near  shorelines and tidal waterways. For the Coastal Flood Watch,  one to two feet of inundation above ground level possible in  low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways.

* WHERE…Tidal areas of Atlantic and Cape May Counties in New  Jersey.

* WHEN…For the Coastal Flood Advisory, until noon EST today.  For the Coastal Flood Watch, from late tonight through Monday  afternoon.

* IMPACTS…At this level, widespread roadway flooding occurs in  coastal and bayside communities and along inland tidal  waterways. Many roads become impassable. Some damage to  vulnerable structures may begin to occur.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Widespread minor flooding is expected with  this morning`s high tide. Minor to moderate flooding is expected  with Monday morning`s high tide. Additional coastal flooding is  possible Tuesday morning.