Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Sterling, VA

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1040 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

VAZ053-054-210400-
/O.NEW.KLWX.CF.Y.0006.150421T0240Z-150421T0400Z/
FAIRFAX-ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-
1040 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS
ISSUED A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL
MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT.

* TIDAL ANOMALY...ONE AND A HALF TO TWO FEET.

* TIMING...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING IS CURRENTLY OCCURRING WITH
  THIS HIGH TIDE CYCLE. THE WATERS ARE EXPECTED TO GRADUALLY
  RECEDE AND DROP BELOW MINOR COASTAL FLOODING THRESHOLDS AFTER
  MIDNIGHT.

* EXPECTED IMPACTS...MINOR TIDAL INUNDATION IN SENSITIVE
  LOCATIONS.

HERE ARE THE TIMES OF THE NEXT HIGH TIDES
FOR A FEW LOCATIONS FROM NORTH TO SOUTH...

NOW ALONG THE POTOMAC RIVER...
WASHINGTON CHANNEL...10:39 AM AND 11:18 PM...
ALEXANDRIA...10:45 PM AND 10:57 AM...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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