Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
805 AM EDT MON APR 20 2015


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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-
805 AM EDT MON APR 20 2015

...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS
ISSUED A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON
EDT TODAY. THE COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIDAL ANOMALY...1.5 TO 2.0 FEET ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL TIDE.

* TIMING...AROUND HIGH TIDE BETWEEN 9 AND 11 AM THIS MORNING.

* EXPECTED IMPACTS...MODERATE INUNDATION OF THE MORE PRONE AREAS
  ALONG TIDAL SHORES. THIS INCLUDES LOW AREAS IN SOUTHWEST
  WASHINGTON.

HERE ARE THE TIMES OF THE NEXT HIGH TIDES ALONG THE POTOMAC
RIVER...

WASHINGTON CHANNEL...9:50 AM AND 10:27 PM...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR
IMMINENT. COASTAL RESIDENTS IN THE WARNED AREA SHOULD BE ALERT FOR
RISING WATER...AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION TO PROTECT LIFE AND
PROPERTY.

&&

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ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-
805 AM EDT MON APR 20 2015

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY...

* TIDAL ANOMALY...1 TO 1.5 FEET ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL TIDE.

* TIMING...AROUND HIGH TIDE BETWEEN 9 AND 11 THIS MORNING.

* EXPECTED IMPACTS...MINOR INUNDATION OF THE MORE PRONE AREAS IN
  OLD TOWN ALEXANDRIA.

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

ALONG THE POTOMAC RIVER...

ALEXANDRIA...10:08 AM AND 10:45 PM...


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

MDZ011-014-201400-
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SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-ANNE ARUNDEL-
805 AM EDT MON APR 20 2015

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS
MORNING...

* TIDAL ANOMALY...1 TO 1.5 FEET ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL TIDE.

* TIMING...AROUND HIGH TIDE BETWEEN 6 AND 10 THIS MORNING.

* EXPECTED IMPACTS...MINOR INUNDATION OF THE MORE PRONE AREAS
  ALONG TIDAL SHORES. THIS INCLUDES CITY DOCK IN ANNAPOLIS...AND
  FELLS POINT IN BALTIMORE.

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

BOWLEY BAR...9:46 AM...
FORT MCHENRY BALTIMORE...8:31 AM...
ANNAPOLIS U.S. NAVAL ACADEMY...ONGOING...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$



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