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Coastal Flood Statement
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CFWPHI

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
1114 AM EDT THU SEP 11 2014
 
DEZ001-002-NJZ016-017-021-PAZ070-112000-
/O.NEW.KPHI.CF.Y.0016.140911T1600Z-140911T2000Z/
NEW CASTLE-KENT-SALEM-GLOUCESTER-CUMBERLAND-DELAWARE-
1114 AM EDT THU SEP 11 2014

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON.

* LOCATION...FAR UPPER DELAWARE BAY AND THE LOWER DELAWARE RIVER ALONG
  DELAWARE, GLOUCESTER, NEW CASTLE AND SALEM COUNTIES.

* COASTAL FLOODING...MINOR TIDAL FLOODING IS EXPECTED.

* TIMING...HIGH TIDE OCCURS BETWEEN 1 PM AND 3 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON.
 
* IMPACTS...ROADS MOST SUSCEPTIBLE TO MINOR TIDAL FLOODING MIGHT
  EXPERIENCE SOME FLOODING.
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT MINOR TIDAL FLOODING IS
ANTICIPATED. MINOR TIDAL FLOODING OFTEN RESULTS IN SOME ROAD
CLOSURES. USUALLY...THE MOST VULNERABLE ROADWAYS WILL FLOOD.

DO NOT LEAVE YOUR VEHICLE AT A LOCATION THAT IS PRONE TO TIDAL
FLOODING. 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.

FOR A LIST OF THE IMPACT OF DIFFERENT TIDE HEIGHTS IN YOUR
COUNTY PLEASE GO TO WWW.ERH.NOAA.GOV/PHI/TIDES.HTM (ALL IN LOWER
CASE).

&&

$$

TFG






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