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410, 2022

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.

310, 2022

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.

210, 2022

Sunday, October 2nd: Coastal Warning, Strong Winds, Heavy Rain for Stone Harbor, NJ

Stone Harbor – Office of Emergency Management

Special Weather Statement:

1:00pm Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022  

 

The National Weather Service has issued a Coastal Flood Warning in effect for Stone Harbor from 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2 through 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 3.

There are significant updates Sunday morning courtesy of the Cape May County Department of Emergency Management and the National Weather Service.   A Wind Advisory remains in effect from Sunday at 2:00pm through Monday at 4:00am.  Two to three inches of rain are expected to fall along the New Jersey coastline, with possibly higher amounts.  A Storm Warning for offshore interests is in effect.  A High Surf Advisory remains in effect.  Do not enter the surf for any reason at any time.

Water levels are predicted to crest in the hours around high tide on the bay side at the following times:

  • 1:36 p.m. Sunday: 
  • 2:11 a.m. Monday: 
  • 2:50 p.m. Monday:
  • 3:32 a.m. Tuesday: 
  • 4:03 p.m. Tuesday: 

These predictions reflect an increase to what had been forecast earlier this weekend. Sunday’s tide prediction is categorized as “moderate,” and Monday’s approaches “major”.

Residents should be prepared to limit travel and to move vehicles to safe places well in advance of these high tides.

Residents should secure loose items outdoors in yards and on decks.

For your safety and the protection of your vehicle and neighboring properties, never attempt to drive through flood waters, and do not drive around barricades.

Winds are expected to gust at 50mph or higher.  If you have a power outage, contact Atlantic City Electric at 1-800-833-7476.  If you have any emergency, please call 9-1-1.