Coastal Flood Warning Flash Flood Watch New Jersey
Coastal Flood Warning
Flash Flood Watch New Jersey
Gale Warnings Along The Coast
The blocking big high pressure area to the north is wedging down the east coast. With low pressure to the south and east of New Jersey it has created a strong onshore flow. This means the likelihood of moderate to possibly major coastal flooding at high tides beginning tonight and lasting into Friday mornings high tide.
..MULTIPLE TIDE CYCLES OF TIDAL INUNDATION FLOODING ANTICIPATED INTO AT LEAST FRIDAY MORNING ALONG THE ATLANTIC COASTS OF NEW JERSEY AND DELAWARE... .A BLOCKED PATTERN OF STRONG EASTERLY SURFACE WINDS WILL CONTINUE INTO AT LEAST FRIDAY MORNING. THIS ALREADY CAUSED STORM SURGES OF AROUND 1 TO 2 FEET THIS MORNING. THAT SURGE SHOULD INCREASE TO 2.5 FEET TONIGHT ALONG THE SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY AND DELAWARE ATLANTIC COASTS AS THE EASTERLY WIND STRENGTHENS 5 TO 10 MPH STRONGER THAN WHAT OCCURRED THIS MORNING. WINDS SHOULD DIMINISH CONSIDERABLY DURING THE DAYLIGHT HOURS FRIDAY ALONG THE DELAWARE AND FAR SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY COASTS. DEZ002-003-NJZ020>023-027-300500- /O.CON.KPHI.CF.W.0006.160929T2200Z-160930T0500Z/ KENT-INLAND SUSSEX-OCEAN-CUMBERLAND-ATLANTIC-CAPE MAY- SOUTHEASTERN BURLINGTON- 402 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016 ...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EDT FRIDAY... * LOCATION...COASTAL NEW JERSEY AND DELAWARE AND THE LOWER DELAWARE BAY. * COASTAL FLOODING...WATER LEVELS HAVE REMAINED ELEVATED SINCE THE HIGH TIDE THIS MORNING...WITH MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING ALREADY OCCURRING IN SOME LOCATIONS. EVACUATIONS HAVE BEEN REPORTED IN THESE LOCATIONS...WITH MAJOR COASTAL FLOODING POSSIBLE. * TIMING...ONGOING COASTAL FLOODING IS EXPECTED AND WILL PEAK WITH THE HIGH TIDE WHICH WILL OCCUR BETWEEN 7 AND 9 PM ON THE OCEAN FRONT. HIGH TIDE ON THE DELAWARE BAY AND BACK BAYS MAY OCCUR UP TO THREE HOURS LATER. * WAVES...AROUND 3 TO 5 FEET. * SURGE...TIDES WILL BE AROUND 2 FEET ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL TIDES. HEAVY RAIN AT THE TIME OF HIGH TIDES COULD EXACERBATE COASTAL FLOODING...LEADING TO TOTAL WATER LEVELS EVEN HIGHER. * IMPACTS...ROADWAY FLOODING IS EXPECTED NEAR BOTH HIGH TIDES. * OUTLOOK...AT LEAST MINOR TIDAL INUNDATION FLOODING IS ANTICIPATED WITH THE FRIDAY MORNING HIGH TIDE CYCLE... AND POSSIBLY AGAIN FRIDAY EVENING.
In addition we have Flash Flood Watches up for New Jersey along and south of Route 195. Moderate ot heavy rains on the radar in the southern half of New Jersey and extending eastward into the ocean will be moving north northwestward. Look for waves of rain and some of it heavy to spread northward across the state and eventually to areas north northeast and northwest of New York City including Long Island and Connecticut.
SALEM-GLOUCESTER-CAMDEN-NORTHWESTERN BURLINGTON-OCEAN-CUMBERLAND- ATLANTIC-CAPE MAY-ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY-COASTAL ATLANTIC- COASTAL OCEAN-SOUTHEASTERN BURLINGTON-DELAWARE-PHILADELPHIA- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PENNSVILLE...GLASSBORO...CAMDEN... CHERRY HILL...MOORESTOWN...MOUNT HOLLY...JACKSON...MILLVILLE... HAMMONTON...CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE...OCEAN CITY...ATLANTIC CITY... LONG BEACH ISLAND...WHARTON STATE FOREST...MEDIA...PHILADELPHIA 301 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016 ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS EXPANDED THE * FLASH FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY AND SOUTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS... IN SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY...ATLANTIC...ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY...CAMDEN...CAPE MAY...COASTAL ATLANTIC...COASTAL OCEAN... CUMBERLAND...GLOUCESTER...NORTHWESTERN BURLINGTON...OCEAN... SALEM AND SOUTHEASTERN BURLINGTON. IN SOUTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA... DELAWARE AND PHILADELPHIA. * THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON * HEAVY RAINFALL ASSOCIATED WITH LOW PRESSURE WILL AFFECT THE AREA THROUGH FRIDAY. THE HEAVIEST RAINS WILL TAPER OFF AFTER DAYBREAK FRIDAY. WIDESPREAD 2 TO 4 INCH RAIN TOTALS ARE POSSIBLE WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS AROUND 6 INCHES POSSIBLE NEAR THE COASTAL AREAS. THESE RAINFALL TOTALS ARE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING FLOODING ACROSS THE WATCH AREA. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION. YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.
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