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Update – Winter Storm Elliott 12/22/2022 3:40 PM
Please review the graphics below provided by the Nation Weather Service as they relate to winter Storm Elliott. Coastal flooding is expected in low lying areas and areas prone flooding. It is anticipated that we could see 1 to 1.5′ of water in streets back by the bay. The major concern is high tide occurring Friday morning at 8:00 AM. Residents that live in low lying areas or areas prone to flooding should consider moving their vehicles to higher ground.
Wind gust tonight of 50-55mph are also anticipated.
Tuesday October 4, 2022 Weather Update – Coastal Flood Warning
The coastal flood warning remains in effect until 9:00pm this evening. The National Weather Service warns that widespread roadway flooding in low-lying areas may occur. Flooding will be similar to Monday with the afternoon high tide in the back bay occurring at 4:03pm. All Stone Harbor residents in flood prone areas should move their vehicles to higher ground. We encourage residents to not drive through flooded streets for their safety and the safety of surrounding homes and businesses.
For emergencies call 911.
Monday October 3, 2022 Weather Update – Coastal Flood Warning through Tuesday October 4th
Stone Harbor – Office of Emergency Management
1:30pm Monday October 3, 2022
A Coastal Flood Warning remains in effect until 9:00 pm tomorrow. High to moderate flooding is forecasted today and tomorrow afternoon. Monday afternoon’s back bay high tide is 3:15pm and Tuesday afternoon’s back bay high tide is at 4:26pm. Flooding frequently occurs several hours after the actual time of high tide. All Stone Harbor residents in flood prone areas should move their vehicles to higher ground. We encourage residents to not drive through flooded streets for their safety and the safety or our property and business owners.
From the US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly:
Coastal Flooding: Moderate coastal flooding with Monday and Tuesday afternoon’s high tides. Some structural damage may occur and widespread roadway flooding is possible. Impacts may linger longer on back bays.
Marine: The Gale Warning has been extended for the ocean waters of New Jersey and Delaware through Tuesday evening. A Small Craft Advisory is in effect for the Delaware Bay through Tuesday afternoon. Gusts up to 45 knots are expected with seas up to 15 feet.
Winds: Winds will decrease a little bit today. Gusts up to 40 mph are expected near the coast with up to 25 mph for inland locations. A wind advisory is in effect for counties along the coast through this evening.
Rain: More rain will continue through Wednesday night. The rain graphic has our expected additional amounts from now through then. We don’t expect any widespread flooding at this time, though rain could exacerbate coastal flooding effects.
For emergencies call 911.