SEA ISLE CITY - The Sea Isle City Police Department has relayed the following information Oct. 10, 2019:
...LONG DURATION COASTAL FLOOD EVENT EXPECTED THROUGH FRIDAY... ...COASTAL FLOOD WARNINGS HAVE BEEN ISSUED FOR SOME AREAS... The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a Coastal Flood Warning, which is in effect from 4 PM this afternoon to 1 AM EDT Saturday. The Coastal Flood Watch is no longer in effect.
* LOCATIONS...Atlantic, Cape May, Atlantic Coastal Cape May and Coastal Atlantic.
* TIMING...For the Coastal Flood Warning, from 4 PM this afternoon to 1 AM EDT Saturday. For the Coastal Flood Advisory, until 11 AM EDT this morning.
* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...One to two feet of inundation above ground level is possible in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways.
* AFFECTED AREAS: ATLANTIC ... CAPE MAY ... ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY ... COASTAL ATLANTIC
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 a vehicle through flood waters. The water may be deeper than expected.
Visit the Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service at water.weather.gov/ahps for additional water level and flood impact information for your local tide gauge. A Coastal Flood Advisory means that minor tidal flooding is expected.
Minor tidal flooding often results in some road closures. Usually, the most vulnerable roadways will flood. Do not leave a vehicle at a location that is prone to tidal flooding.
Visit the Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service at https://bit.ly/35o6zn8 for additional water level and flood impact information for your local tide gauge.