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

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, Dec. 23rd: High Wind Warning, Heavy Rain Possible December 24-25th2020-12-23T16:58:44-05:00

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

Wednesday, December 23rd: National Weather Service Advisory of Christmas Eve Storm Event2020-12-23T09:13:03-05:00

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

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.
Wednesday, December 16th, 8:08am: Coastal Flood Warning, High Wind Warning Issued for Avalon2020-12-16T08:07:31-05:00

Tuesday, December 15th, 3:48pm: Coastal Flood Warning Issued by National Weather Service

The National Weather Service has issued a Coastal Flood Warning for Avalon and surrounding communities. The Warning is in effect from Wednesday evening until Thursday afternoon, December 16-17th. Moderate coastal flooding is anticipated during Thursday morning’s high tide event; minor coastal flooding is possible Wednesday evening.
 
High tides at the Townsend’s Inlet Bridge:
 
Wednesday: 9:23pm
Thursday: 9:44am
 
A High Wind Watch remains in effect. Please see the Avalon Flood Risk Map that shows areas of our community that typically flood during coastal storms. Never drive on any flooded street. If you have an emergency, dial 911.
 
The Avalon Office of Emergency Management will issue an advisory call Tuesday and Wednesday evenings. Here is the text of the Coastal Flood Warning from the National Weather Service:
 
Coastal Flood Warning
Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ
327 PM EST Tue Dec 15 2020
 
…COASTAL FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM WEDNESDAY TO 3 PM
EST THURSDAY…
 
* WHAT…One to two feet of inundation above ground level
expected in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal
waterways.
 
* WHERE…Tidal portions of Atlantic and Cape May Counties in New
Jersey and Sussex County in Delaware.
 
* WHEN…From 7 PM Wednesday to 3 PM EST Thursday.
 
* IMPACTS…At this level, widespread roadway flooding occurs in
coastal and bayside communities and along inland tidal
waterways. Many roads become impassable. Some damage to
vulnerable structures may begin to occur.
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…The most significant impacts are expected
to occur during the high tide Thursday morning, when moderate
flooding is forecast. However, widespread minor flooding is
expected for the Wednesday evening high tide as well.
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…
 
A Coastal Flood Warning means that moderate or major tidal
flooding is occurring or imminent. Be prepared for rising water
levels and take appropriate action to protect life and property.
Follow the recommendations of local emergency management
officials.
 
Do not drive your vehicle through flood waters. The water may be
deeper than you think it is. You will be putting yourself in
danger and your vehicle may be damaged, leading to costly
repairs.
Tuesday, December 15th, 3:48pm: Coastal Flood Warning Issued by National Weather Service2020-12-15T15:46:32-05:00

Monday, December 14th, 7:09pm: Major Coastal Storm Mid-Week; Moderate Flooding, Strong Winds Expected

The National Weather Service has issued the following Coastal Flood Watch for times of high tide on Thursday, December 17th.  There could also be minor coastal flooding on Tuesday and Wednesday.

High tide at the Townsend’s Inlet Bridge is as follows:

Tuesday:  8:05am, 8:31pm

Wednesday:  8:54am, 9:23pm

Thursday:  9:44am, 10:16pm

Please continue to follow traditional media outlets for information about this approaching storm.

…COASTAL FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON…

* WHAT…One to two feet of inundation above ground level
possible in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal
waterways.

* WHERE…Tidal portions of Atlantic, Cape May, and Cumberland
Counties in New Jersey.

* WHEN…From Thursday morning through Thursday afternoon.

* IMPACTS…At this level, widespread roadway flooding occurs in
coastal and bayside communities and along inland tidal
waterways. Many roads become impassable. Some damage to
vulnerable structures may begin to occur.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Minor tidal flooding may occur with the
Tuesday morning and Wednesday morning and evening high tides.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Coastal Flood Watch means that conditions favorable for
flooding are expected to develop.

Monday, December 14th, 7:09pm: Major Coastal Storm Mid-Week; Moderate Flooding, Strong Winds Expected2020-12-14T19:09:11-05:00

Sunday, November 15th, 7:54pm: Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued by National Weather Service

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Severe Thunderstorm Warning  DEC003-NJC001-005-007-009-011-015-021-025-029-033-PAC017-045-091-101-  160200-  /O.NEW.KPHI.SV.W.0298.201116T0050Z-201116T0200Z/    BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  Severe Thunderstorm Warning  National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ  750 PM EST Sun Nov 15 2020    The National Weather Service in Mount Holly NJ has issued a    * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...    Northern New Castle County in northern Delaware...    Ocean County in southern New Jersey...    Camden County in southern New Jersey...    South central Mercer County in central New Jersey...    Atlantic County in southern New Jersey...    Cumberland County in southern New Jersey...    Salem County in southern New Jersey...    Gloucester County in southern New Jersey...    Cape May County in southern New Jersey...    Burlington County in southern New Jersey...    Southern Monmouth County in central New Jersey...    Southeastern Montgomery County in southeastern Pennsylvania...    Southeastern Bucks County in southeastern Pennsylvania...    Philadelphia County in southeastern Pennsylvania...    Delaware County in southeastern Pennsylvania...    * Until 900 PM EST.    * At 749 PM EST, intense showers and embedded severe thunderstorms    were located along a line extending from near Chalfont to Chelsea    to Port Penn to Morgnec, moving northeast at 65 mph.      This line may contain little or no lightning. Do not wait until    you hear thunder before taking cover.      HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts.      SOURCE...Trained weather spotters.      IMPACT...Damage to roofs, siding, trees, and power lines is             possible.    * Locations impacted include...    Philadelphia, Toms River, Camden, Wilmington, Vineland, Atlantic    City, Millville, Bridgeton, Ocean City, Gloucester City, Cape May,    Cumberland, Lakewood, Cherry Hill, Bensalem, Jackson, Evesham,    Mount Laurel, Chester and Willingboro.
Sunday, November 15th, 7:54pm: Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued by National Weather Service2020-11-15T19:55:08-05:00

Wednesday, October 28th: National Weather Service Briefing on Heavy Rain Event

Wednesday, October 28th: National Weather Service Briefing on Heavy Rain Event2020-10-28T19:06:02-04:00

Thursday, September 3rd: Tornado Watch Issued by National Weather Service

Thursday, September 3rd: Tornado Watch Issued by National Weather Service2020-09-03T15:51:55-04:00
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