Sunday, March 12, 2017

NWS issues Coastal Flood Watch


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
423 PM EDT SUN MAR 12 2017

...MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING POSSIBLE TUESDAY...

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/O.NEW.KOKX.CF.A.0003.170314T1200Z-170314T1600Z/
RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)-KINGS (BROOKLYN)-SOUTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-
SOUTHERN QUEENS-SOUTHERN NASSAU-
423 PM EDT SUN MAR 12 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT TUESDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL FLOOD
WATCH, WHICH IS IN EFFECT TUESDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS...THE SOUTH SHORE BAYS OF LONG ISLAND AND THE LOWER
  NEW YORK HARBOR.

* TIDAL DEPARTURES...2 TO 3 FT ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL TIDES.

* TIMING...AROUND THE TIME OF TUESDAY`S HIGH TIDES.

* IMPACTS...WIDESPREAD FLOODING OF VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS AND/OR
  BASEMENTS DUE TO HEIGHT OF STORM TIDE AND/OR WAVE ACTION.
  NUMEROUS ROAD CLOSURES POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS FAVORABLE FOR
FLOODING ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP. COASTAL RESIDENTS SHOULD BE
ALERT FOR LATER STATEMENTS OR WARNINGS...AND TAKE ACTION TO
PROTECT PROPERTY.

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