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Tuesday, February 2nd: Coastal Flood Warning Continues Until 5:00pm

The National Weather Service has continued the Coastal Flood Warning until 5:00pm today. There is the potential for moderate coastal flooding at time of high tide, which occurs at the Townsend’s Inlet Bridge at 11:05am Tuesday. The graphic below shows red squares where moderate tidal flooding occurred late Monday night during the last high tide event. The wind is out of the west-northwest this morning which could help mitigate this morning’s high tide. Exercise caution while driving as snow/sleet/rain is in the forecast this morning.

Tuesday, February 2nd: Coastal Flood Warning Continues Until 5:00pm2021-02-02T07:57:24-05:00

Sunday, January 31st, 5:07pm: Coastal Flood Warning, Moderate Coastal Flooding Monday, State of Emergency

Sunday, January 31st, 5:07pm: Coastal Flood Warning, Moderate Coastal Flooding Monday, State of Emergency2021-01-31T17:07:36-05:00

Sunday, January 31st, 8:25am: Winter Nor’easter Arrives Sunday; Coastal Flood Warning for Monday

The National Weather Service has issued a Coastal Flood Warning and a Wind Advisory for Cape May County beach communities in advance of a nor’easter-type winter storm that will bring rain, snow, sleet, strong winds, and the potential for moderate coastal flooding.

Snow is expected to develop during the mid afternoon hours on Sunday, followed by rain after sunset through Monday.  The storm is expected to end with a rain and snow mix Monday evening.  Please exercise caution while driving.

The Coastal Flood Warning is in effect for Monday morning through Tuesday afternoon.  High tide occurs at the Townsend’s Inlet Bridge Monday at 10:17am, and again at 10:54pm; high tide occurs Tuesday morning at 11:05am.  If you live on a street that typically receives tidal flooding, consider moving your vehicle to another portion of our community on Sunday.  Never drive on a flooded street as this puts you and your vehicle at risk.

The Wind Advisory is in effect for Monday.  Strong winds up to 40mph with gusts to 50mph are possible starting late morning through the evening hours.  Secure any loose objects on your property.  If you have any emergency, dial 911.

Continue to monitor this storm on traditional media outlets and on this communication channel.  Updates will be provided as needed.  Here is the graphics package on this nor’easter courtesy of the National Weather Service:

Sunday, January 31st, 8:25am: Winter Nor’easter Arrives Sunday; Coastal Flood Warning for Monday2021-01-31T08:22:41-05:00

Saturday, January 30th, 7:37am: Winter Storm Watch for Southern New Jersey; Nor’easter-Type Storm Visits Sunday Afternoon

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for most of southern New Jersey, except some coastal areas.  A nor’easter type of storm is coming Sunday with snow, a snow and rain mix, windy conditions, and the potential for moderate tidal flooding.  High tide at the Townsend’s Inlet Bridge on Sunday will occur at 9:33am and again at 10:06pm; high tide on Monday will occur at 10:17am and 10:54pm.  Please continue to follow updates on traditional media channels.

Saturday, January 30th, 7:37am: Winter Storm Watch for Southern New Jersey; Nor’easter-Type Storm Visits Sunday Afternoon2021-01-30T07:36:38-05:00

Friday, January 29th, 5:11pm: National Weather Service Advisory Regarding Upcoming Winter Storm Event

Friday, January 29th, 5:11pm: National Weather Service Advisory Regarding Upcoming Winter Storm Event2021-01-29T17:12:26-05:00

National Weather Service: High Wind Warning, Heavy Rain Possible Christmas Eve Night-Early Christmas Morning

The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning for coastal regions of southern New Jersey.  There is the potential for wind gusts approaching 70mph Thursday night into Friday morning, Christmas Eve-Christmas Day.  A storm front may bring heavy rain to our region, along with spotty flooding.  If you experience a power outage, contact Atlantic City Electric at 1-800-833-7476.  Street flooding is possible due to heavy rain.  Flooding is a temporary condition; never drive on a flooded street.  Residents are asked to secure objects subject to strong winds on their properties; contractors are asked to secure all job sites in advance of this storm.  Continue to follow traditional media outlets for updates on this event.  If you have any emergency, dial 911.

Here is the advisory package issued by the National Weather Service on Wednesday evening:

National Weather Service: High Wind Warning, Heavy Rain Possible Christmas Eve Night-Early Christmas Morning2020-12-23T17:02:59-05:00

Wednesday, December 16th: Coastal Flood Warning, High Wind Warning for Stone Harbor

The National Weather Service has continued the Coastal Flood Warning and the High Wind Warning for Stone Harbor for today and tomorrow, December 16-17th. This event will be a rain event with wind gusts approaching 60 mph, minor tidal flooding at time of high tide Wednesday night and moderate tidal flooding at time of high tide Thursday morning.
 
High tide occurs Wednesday at 8:54am, and again at 9:23pm. High tide occurs Thursday at 9:44am, and again at 10:16pm.
 
Now is the time to consider moving your vehicle off a street that floods during tidal flooding events. Secure outdoor objects that are subject to strong winds. Contractors should secure their job sites. Never drive on a flooded street as this puts you and your vehicle at risk. If you have any emergency, dial 911. If you experience a power outage, contact Atlantic City Electric directly at 1-800-833-7476.
Tidal flooding is a temporary condition, and you should wait for the tide to recede before driving.  If you must drive during a flood, seek roads that are not flooded.
Wednesday, December 16th: Coastal Flood Warning, High Wind Warning for Stone Harbor2020-12-16T08:10:17-05:00

Tuesday, December 15th, 3:49pm: Coastal Flood Warning Issued by National Weather Service

The National Weather Service has issued a Coastal Flood Warning for Stone Harbor and surrounding communities. The Warning is in effect from Wednesday evening until Thursday afternoon, December 16-17th. Moderate coastal flooding is anticipated during Thursday morning’s high tide event; minor coastal flooding is possible Wednesday evening.
 
High tides at the Townsend’s Inlet Bridge:
 
Wednesday: 9:23pm
Thursday: 9:44am
 
A High Wind Watch remains in effect.  Never drive on any flooded street. If you have an emergency, dial 911.
 
 Here is the text of the Coastal Flood Warning from the National Weather Service:
 
Coastal Flood Warning
Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ
327 PM EST Tue Dec 15 2020
 
…COASTAL FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM WEDNESDAY TO 3 PM
EST THURSDAY…
 
* WHAT…One to two feet of inundation above ground level
expected in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal
waterways.
 
* WHERE…Tidal portions of Atlantic and Cape May Counties in New
Jersey and Sussex County in Delaware.
 
* WHEN…From 7 PM Wednesday to 3 PM EST Thursday.
 
* 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…The most significant impacts are expected
to occur during the high tide Thursday morning, when moderate
flooding is forecast. However, widespread minor flooding is
expected for the Wednesday evening high tide as well.
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…
 
A Coastal Flood Warning means that moderate or major tidal
flooding is occurring or imminent. Be prepared for rising water
levels and take appropriate action to protect life and property.
Follow the recommendations of local emergency management
officials.
 
Do not drive your vehicle through flood waters. The water may be
deeper than you think it is. You will be putting yourself in
danger and your vehicle may be damaged, leading to costly
repairs.
Tuesday, December 15th, 3:49pm: Coastal Flood Warning Issued by National Weather Service2020-12-15T15:48:17-05:00

Monday, December 14, 7:14pm: National Weather Service Predicting Coastal Storm With Flooding, Strong Winds

Monday, December 14, 7:14pm: National Weather Service Predicting Coastal Storm With Flooding, Strong Winds2020-12-14T19:14:42-05:00
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