The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Watch and a Flood Watch for Avalon and our entire region.  A storm system will arrive Tuesday afternoon and bring heavy rain, very strong winds, and the potential for minor tidal flooding.  Wind gusts in our region could surpass 60mph.  You are encouraged to secure outdoor objects in advance of this storm; contractors are encouraged to secure job sites late Monday and Tuesday morning.  High tide will occur at the Townsend’s Inlet Bridge Tuesday at 6:15pm, and again Wednesday at 6:43am.  Be advised strong winds may close access roads to the bridge Tuesday night.  If you have any emergency, dial 911.  If you have a power outage, contact Atlantic City Electric directly at 1-800-833-7476.  Please pay attention to future alerts and the weather forecast as we get closer to this storm event.