Wednesday, Dec. 23rd: High Wind Warning, Heavy Rain Possible December 24-25th

2020-12-23 16:58:44

The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning for coastal regions of southern New Jersey.  There is the potential for wind gusts approaching 70mph Thursday night into Friday morning, Christmas Eve-Christmas Day.  A storm front may bring heavy rain to our region, along with spotty flooding.  If you experience a power outage, contact Atlantic City Electric at 1-800-833-7476.  Street flooding is possible due to heavy rain.  Flooding is a temporary condition; never drive on a flooded street.  Residents are asked to secure objects subject to strong winds on their properties; contractors are asked to secure all job sites in advance of this storm.  Continue to follow traditional media outlets for updates on this event.  If you have any emergency, dial 911.

Here is the advisory package issued by the National Weather Service on Wednesday evening:

Wednesday, December 23rd: National Weather Service Advisory of Christmas Eve Storm Event

2020-12-23 09:13:03

Wednesday, December 16th, 8:08am: Coastal Flood Warning, High Wind Warning Issued for Avalon

2020-12-16 08:07:31
The National Weather Service has continued the Coastal Flood Warning and the High Wind Warning for Avalon for today and tomorrow, December 16-17th. This event will be a rain event with wind gusts approaching 60 mph, minor tidal flooding at time of high tide Wednesday night and moderate tidal flooding at time of high tide Thursday morning.
High tide occurs Wednesday at 8:54am, and again at 9:23pm. High tide occurs Thursday at 9:44am, and again at 10:16pm.
Now is the time to consider moving your vehicle off a street that floods during tidal flooding events. Secure outdoor objects that are subject to strong winds. Contractors should secure their job sites. Never drive on a flooded street as this puts you and your vehicle at risk. If you have any emergency, dial 911. If you experience a power outage, contact Atlantic City Electric directly at 1-800-833-7476.
Tidal flooding is a temporary condition, and they should wait for the tide to recede before driving.  If you must drive during a flood, seek roads that are not flooded; in the north end of the island First and Avalon Avenues do not flood during tidal events.