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Friday, August 7th, 7:40pm: Flash Flood Warning Issued for Stone Harbor

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Stone Harbor.   The Warning is in effect on Friday, August 7th, until 11:30pm. The potential for heavy rainfall may cause significant street flooding in some flood prone areas.

Please see the attached guidance map. If you live in an area prone to street flooding during heavy rainfall, you are advised to move your car immediately to another part of the island that does not flood during heavy rainfall events.

Never drive your vehicle on any flooded street. If you experience a power outage, call Atlantic City Electric at 1-800-833-7476.

Friday, August 7th, 7:40pm: Flash Flood Warning Issued for Stone Harbor2020-08-07T19:38:56-04:00

Monday, August 3rd, 6:39pm: Tropical Storm Warning Continues for Stone Harbor

Monday, August 3rd, 6:39pm: Tropical Storm Warning Continues for Stone Harbor2020-08-03T18:39:04-04:00

Monday, August 3rd, 7:07am: Tropical Storm Warning In Effect for Stone Harbor

Monday, August 3rd, 7:07am: Tropical Storm Warning In Effect for Stone Harbor2020-08-03T07:10:01-04:00

Sunday, August 2nd, 5:27pm: Tropical Storm Watch, Flash Flood Watch Issued for Stone Harbor

The National Weather Service has issued a Tropical Storm Watch and a Flash Flood Watch for Stone Harbor.  The Tropical Storm watch is in effect for the next 48 hours, and the Flash Flood Watch is in effect from Monday evening through Tuesday evening, August 3-4th.

Tropical Storm Isaias is expected to turn to the north during the overnight hours and bring windy conditions with potentially heavy rainfall from late Monday night through Tuesday evening.  This storm is anticipated to have wind gusts approaching 60mph, with the potential for three inches of rain.  The storm is expected to produce street flooding in poor drainage areas.

Do not attempt to drive on any street that is flooded as this puts you and your vehicle at risk, and causes a wake that damages private property.  Turn around, don’t drown.  There is the potential for power outages during this storm event.  If you experience an outage, call Atlantic City Electric at 1-800-833-7476.  If you have any emergency, dial 911.  Follow all instructions provided by the Stone Harbor Beach Patrol.

By Monday evening, please secure any items that could be prone to strong winds including trash cans, patio furniture, awnings, and umbrellas.  Contractors should secure their job sites Monday evening

Here is the text of the Tropical Storm Watch and the Flash Flood Watch from the National Weather Service.  The graphic shows the forecast track for the storm issued Sunday at 5:00pm from the National Weather Service.  Continue to follow this website and traditional media outlets for updated information.

We will post the latest graphics package from the National Weather Service when it becomes available, and provide updates when warranted.

 

Tropical Storm Watch

Isaias Local Watch/Warning Statement/Advisory Number 23

National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ  AL092020

504 PM EDT Sun Aug 2 2020

 

NJZ024-030515-

/O.NEW.KPHI.TR.A.1009.200802T2104Z-000000T0000Z/

Atlantic Coastal Cape May-

504 PM EDT Sun Aug 2 2020

 

…TROPICAL STORM WATCH IN EFFECT…

 

A Tropical Storm Watch means tropical storm-force winds are possible

somewhere within this area within the next 48 hours

 

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED

– Cape May

– Wildwood

 

* WIND

– LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: Equivalent Tropical Storm force wind

– Peak Wind Forecast: 40-50 mph with gusts to 60 mph

– Window for Tropical Storm force winds: Tuesday morning

until early Wednesday morning

 

– THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY THAT INCLUDES TYPICAL FORECAST

UNCERTAINTY IN TRACK, SIZE AND INTENSITY: Potential for wind 58

to 73 mph

– PLAN: Plan for dangerous wind of equivalent strong tropical

storm force.

– PREPARE: Efforts to protect life and property should now be

underway. Prepare for significant wind damage.

– ACT: Act now to complete preparations before the wind

becomes hazardous.

 

– POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Significant

– Some damage to roofing and siding materials, along with

damage to porches, awnings, carports, and sheds. A few

buildings experiencing window, door, and garage door

failures. Mobile homes damaged, especially if unanchored.

Unsecured lightweight objects become dangerous projectiles.

– Several large trees snapped or uprooted, but with greater

numbers in places where trees are shallow rooted. Several

fences and roadway signs blown over.

– Some roads impassable from large debris, and more within

urban or heavily wooded places. A few bridges, causeways,

and access routes impassable.

– Scattered power and communications outages, but more

prevalent in areas with above ground lines.

 

* STORM SURGE

– LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: Localized storm surge possible

– Peak Storm Surge Inundation: The potential for up to 2 feet

above ground somewhere within surge prone areas

– Window of concern: Tuesday morning until Tuesday evening

 

– THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY THAT INCLUDES TYPICAL FORECAST

UNCERTAINTY IN TRACK, SIZE AND INTENSITY: Potential for storm

surge flooding greater than 1 foot above ground

– PLAN: Plan for storm surge flooding greater than 1 foot

above ground.

– PREPARE: Efforts should now be underway to prepare for

storm surge flooding, especially in low-lying vulnerable

areas.

– ACT: Take actions to protect life and property. Prepare to

leave if evacuation orders are given for your area.

 

– POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Limited

– Localized inundation with storm surge flooding mainly along

immediate shorelines and in low-lying spots, or in areas

farther inland near where higher surge waters move ashore.

– Sections of near-shore roads and parking lots become

overspread with surge water. Driving conditions dangerous

in places where surge water covers the road.

– Moderate beach erosion. Heavy surf also breaching dunes,

mainly in usually vulnerable locations. Strong rip currents.

– Minor to locally moderate damage to marinas, docks,

boardwalks, and piers. A few small craft broken away from

moorings.

 

* FLOODING RAIN

– LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: Flash Flood Watch is in effect

– Peak Rainfall Amounts: Additional 1-3 inches, with locally

higher amounts

 

– THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY THAT INCLUDES TYPICAL FORECAST

UNCERTAINTY IN TRACK, SIZE AND INTENSITY: Potential for

moderate flooding rain

– PLAN: Emergency plans should include the potential for

moderate flooding from heavy rain. Evacuations and rescues

are possible.

– PREPARE: Consider protective actions if you are in an area

vulnerable to flooding.

– ACT: Heed any flood watches and warnings. Failure to take

action may result in serious injury or loss of life.

 

– POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Significant

– Moderate rainfall flooding may prompt several evacuations

and rescues.

– Rivers and tributaries may quickly become swollen with

swifter currents and overspill their banks in a few places,

especially in usually vulnerable spots. Small streams,

creeks, canals, arroyos, and ditches overflow.

– Flood waters can enter some structures or weaken

foundations. Several places may experience expanded areas

of rapid inundation at underpasses, low-lying spots, and

poor drainage areas. Some streets and parking lots take on

moving water as storm drains and retention ponds overflow.

Driving conditions become hazardous. Some road and bridge

closures.

 

* TORNADO

– LATEST LOCAL FORECAST:

– Situation is somewhat favorable for tornadoes

 

– THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY THAT INCLUDES TYPICAL FORECAST

UNCERTAINTY IN TRACK, SIZE AND INTENSITY: Potential for a few

tornadoes

– PLAN: Emergency plans should include the potential for a

few tornadoes.

– PREPARE: If your shelter is particularly vulnerable to

tornadoes, prepare to relocate to safe shelter before

hazardous weather arrives.

– ACT: If a tornado warning is issued, be ready to shelter

quickly.

 

– POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Limited

– The occurrence of isolated tornadoes can hinder the

execution of emergency plans during tropical events.

– A few places may experience tornado damage, along with

power and communications disruptions.

– Locations could realize roofs peeled off buildings,

chimneys toppled, mobile homes pushed off foundations or

overturned, large tree tops and branches snapped off,

shallow-rooted trees knocked over, moving vehicles blown

off roads, and small boats pulled from moorings.

 

* FOR MORE INFORMATION:

– http://www.capemaycountyemergency.net

Flash Flood Watch

Flood Watch

National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ

333 PM EDT Sun Aug 2 2020

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH

TUESDAY EVENING…

 

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a

 

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of Delaware, northeast

Maryland, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, including the

following areas, in Delaware, Delaware Beaches, Inland Sussex,

Kent, and New Castle. In northeast Maryland, Caroline, Cecil,

Kent MD, Queen Annes, and Talbot. In New Jersey, Atlantic,

Atlantic Coastal Cape May, Camden, Cape May, Coastal Atlantic,

Coastal Ocean, Cumberland, Eastern Monmouth, Gloucester,

Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Northwestern Burlington,

Ocean, Salem, Somerset, Southeastern Burlington, Sussex,

Warren, and Western Monmouth. In Pennsylvania, Berks, Carbon,

Delaware, Eastern Chester, Eastern Montgomery, Lehigh, Lower

Bucks, Monroe, Northampton, Philadelphia, Upper Bucks, Western

Chester, and Western Montgomery.

 

* From Monday evening through Tuesday evening

 

* Heavy rain associated with Tropical Storm Isaias is expected to

start as early as late Monday evening and will continue through

the day Tuesday. Widespread amounts of 3 to 5 inches are likely

with locally higher totals possible.

 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

 

A Flash Flood Watch means that there is the potential for flash

flooding which can be life-threatening. Heavy rain is expected to

occur over a short period of time. Rapidly rising flood waters

may quickly inundate roadways and areas of poor drainage. Streams

and creeks could leave their banks, flooding nearby properties.

 

Please monitor the forecast, especially if you live in a location

that is prone to flooding. Be prepared to take action if a flash

flood warning is issued for your area.

Sunday, August 2nd, 5:27pm: Tropical Storm Watch, Flash Flood Watch Issued for Stone Harbor2020-08-02T17:27:23-04:00

Sunday, August 2nd, 8:14am: National Weather Service Briefing on Tropical Storm Isaias

Sunday, August 2nd, 8:14am: National Weather Service Briefing on Tropical Storm Isaias2020-08-02T08:14:30-04:00

Saturday, July 18th, 6:15am: Excessive Heat Warning for Stone Harbor Sunday/Monday

Saturday, July 18th, 6:15am: Excessive Heat Warning for Stone Harbor Sunday/Monday2020-07-18T06:18:46-04:00

Friday, July 10th, 8:28am: Flash Flood Warning Issued for Stone Harbor

Flash Flood Warning

Flash Flood Warning  NJC009-101815-  /O.NEW.KPHI.FF.W.0017.200710T1220Z-200710T1815Z/  /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/    BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  Flash Flood Warning  National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ  820 AM EDT Fri Jul 10 2020    The National Weather Service in Mount Holly NJ has issued a    * Flash Flood Warning for...    Southwestern Cape May County in southern New Jersey...    * Until 215 PM EDT.    * At 820 AM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain falling across    the warned area. Up to two inches of rain have already fallen.    Flash flooding is already occurring.      HAZARD...Life threatening flash flooding. Heavy rain producing             flash flooding.      SOURCE...Radar indicated.      IMPACT...Life threatening flash flooding of creeks and streams,             urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses.    * Some locations that could experience flooding include...    Cape May, North Wildwood, Wildwood Crest, Sea Isle City, Avalon,    West Cape May, Stone Harbor, Cape May Court House, Scotch Bonnet,    Diamond Beach, Green Creek, Goshen, Strathmere, Rio Grande, North    Cape May, Villas, West Wildwood, Erma and Whitesboro-Burleigh.    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...    Protecting yourself from immediate threats to life and safety shall  take priority.  Whenever possible, as long as it does not cause  greater harm, all COVID-19 protective action guidance should be  followed.    Turn around...don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood  deaths occur in vehicles.    A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring.  If you are in the warned area move to higher ground immediately.  Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate  precautions to protect life and property.
Friday, July 10th, 8:28am: Flash Flood Warning Issued for Stone Harbor2020-07-10T08:29:38-04:00

Friday, July 10th, 7:14am: Tropical Storm Warning Continues for Stone Harbor

Friday, July 10th, 7:14am: Tropical Storm Warning Continues for Stone Harbor2020-07-10T07:14:36-04:00
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