BREAKING NEWS

Friday, October 29th, 7:10am: Coastal Flood Warning, High Wind Warning for Avalon

2021-10-29 07:08:25

The National Weather Service has issued a Coastal Flood Warning and a High Wind Warning for our community.  The Coastal Flood Warning is in effect Friday, October 29th, from Noon until 9pm; the High Wind Warning is in effect Friday, October 29th, from 11am until 11pm.  Minor to moderate tidal flooding is anticipated at time of high tide.  Winds will be out of the east at 25-35mph, with wind gusts approaching 55mph.

High tide will occur at the Townsend’s Inlet Bridge at 3:04pm Friday.  Moderate tidal flooding is anticipated.  Some streets may be impassable due to tidal flooding  Never drive on a flooded street.  Turn around, don’t drown.  Secure any objects that are prone to strong winds outside of your home Friday morning.  Contractors are required to secure their job sites.

Avalon has prepared a flood risk map that shows locations in our community that are subject to tidal flooding.


Thursday, October 28th, 6:45pm: Coastal Flood Warning, High Wind Warning Issued for Avalon

2021-10-28 18:46:57

The National Weather Service has issued a Coastal Flood Warning and a High Wind Warning for our community.  The Coastal Flood Warning is in effect Friday, October 29th, from Noon until 8pm; the High Wind Warning is in effect Friday, October 29th, from 11am until 11pm.  Minor to moderate tidal flooding is anticipated at time of high tide.  Winds will be out of the east at 25-35mph, with wind gusts approaching 60mph.

High tide will occur at the Townsend’s Inlet Bridge at 3:04pm Friday.  Moderate tidal flooding is expected.  Some streets may be impassable.  Never drive on a flooded street.  Turn around, don’t drown.  Secure any objects that are prone to strong winds outside of your home Friday morning.  Contractors are required to secure their job sites.

Avalon has prepared a flood risk map that shows locations in our community that are subject to tidal flooding.

Please continue to follow updates on traditional media channels.  Here is the briefing package from the National Weather Service:


Thursday, October 28th, 4:45pm: High Wind Warning Issued for Avalon

2021-10-28 16:45:31

High Wind Warning

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ  420 PM EDT Thu Oct 28 2021    Delaware Beaches-Atlantic Coastal Cape May-  Including the cities of Rehoboth Beach and Ocean City  420 PM EDT Thu Oct 28 2021    ...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM EDT FRIDAY...    * WHAT...East winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph    expected.    * WHERE...In New Jersey, Atlantic Coastal Cape May. In Delaware,    Delaware Beaches.    * WHEN...From 11 AM to 11 PM EDT Friday.    * IMPACTS...Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines.    Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will be    difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.    * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds will increase through the morning    with the strongest winds occurring during the early afternoon.    The strongest winds are expected to occur along the immediate    coast.    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...    People should avoid being outside around trees. Use caution if  you must drive.