Sunday, January 22, 2017

NWS - Coastal Flood Advisory/High Wind Warning

COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
524 AM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL FLOOD
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 8 AM EST MONDAY.

* LOCATIONS...ALONG THE LOWER NEW YORK HARBOR AND ALONG TIDALLY
  AFFECTED RIVERS IN NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY.

* TIDAL DEPARTURES...2 TO 3 FT ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL TIDES IN THE
  MORNING.

* TIMING...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING AROUND THE TIMES OF
  ASTRONOMICAL HIGH TIDE.

* BEACH EROSION IMPACTS...ELEVATED WATER LEVELS AND HIGH SURF OF 8
  TO 12 FT SURF ARE EXPECTED TO CAUSE WIDESPREAD DUNE EROSION
  AND LOCALIZED OVERWASHES ALONG THE ATLANTIC OCEAN BEACHFRONT OF
  QUEENS AND KINGS COUNTIES LATE TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY.

* TIDAL IMPACTS...POTENTIAL FOR WIDESPREAD FLOODING OF VULNERABLE
  SHORE ROADS AND ADJACENT PROPERTIES DUE TO HEIGHT OF STORM TIDE
  AND WAVE ACTION. NUMEROUS ROAD CLOSURES MAY BE NEEDED. ISOLATED
  STRUCTURAL DAMAGE MAY BE OBSERVED ALONG THE IMMEDIATE SHORELINE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

...NYC SOUTH SHORE BAYS WATER LEVELS FOR MONDAY MORNING...

COASTAL............TIME OF......FORECAST TOTAL.......FLOOD.....
LOCATION...........HIGH TIDE.....WATER LEVEL.........CATEGORY..
...................................(MLLW/MHHW).................

JAMAICA BAY NY........453 AM.....7.2-7.7/1.3-1.8.....MINOR.....
ROCKAWAY INLET NY.....413 AM.....7.0-7.4/1.4-1.8.....NONE......

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High Wind Warning



URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
455 AM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM MONDAY TO 1 AM EST
TUESDAY. THE DENSE FOG ADVISORY HAS BEEN CANCELLED. THE HIGH WIND
WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS 60 TO 70 MPH. THE
  STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS LONG ISLAND...AND ESPECIALLY
  IN AREAS WITH EASTERN EXPOSURE.

* TIMING...WINDS COULD BEGIN GUSTING AS HIGH AS 45 MPH JUST
  BEFORE DAYBREAK MONDAY. THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED MONDAY
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* HIGH WIND IMPACTS...DAMAGING WINDS WILL BLOW DOWN TREES AND
  POWER LINES. NUMEROUS POWER OUTAGES ARE EXPECTED. TRAVEL WILL BE
  DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES AND ON ELEVATED
  ROADWAY AND BRIDGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS OF
58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE.

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