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Monday, January 3rd, 6:48am: Winter Storm Warning and Coastal Flood Warning, Avalon Buildings Closed

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Avalon through Monday afternoon at 4:00pm.  There is the potential for 6 to 12 inches of snowfall, with wind gusts approaching 40mph.  Additionally, a Coastal Flood Warning has been issued until 1:00pm Monday afternoon with widespread minor tidal flooding expected with the potential for moderate tidal flooding.  Flooding is also possible Tuesday morning.

Snow has developed over our region Monday around day break and continue until the mid afternoon hours.  Snowfall may obscure tidal flooding in the roadway.  Be mindful of areas of our community that receive water in the streets during tidal flooding events and avoid driving on them during this storm event.  Please consider moving your vehicle off the street in the event snow plowing operations are required.

High tide will occur at the Townsend’s Inlet Bridge Monday at 8:05am, and again at 8:34pm.  The current forecast has an increased chance of tidal flooding during the morning high tide when snow is expected in our area.

Avalon Borough Hall, the Avalon Elementary School, Avalon Community Hall, Avalon History Center, and the Avalon Free Public Library are all closed on Monday.  Governor Phil Murphy has declared a State of Emergency for Cape May County, and four other counties.

Continue to follow updates on this media channel for the impact to our community, and continue to follow traditional media outlets for updates to the forecast.

Here is the text of the Winter Storm Warning and the Coastal Flood Warning issued Sunday morning by the National Weather Service:

Winter Storm Warning

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGENational Weather Service Mount Holly NJ

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS  AFTERNOON...    * WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 12    inches. Winds gusting as high as 40 mph.    * WHERE...Portions of southern New Jersey, northeast Maryland    and central and southern Delaware.    * WHEN...Until 4 PM EST this afternoon.    * IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous    conditions will impact travel through much of the day today.    * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Some locally higher totals over 12 inches    are possible. Also, a period of near blizzard conditions is    possible from mid-morning through mid-afternoon.

Coastal Flood Warning

…COASTAL FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THISAFTERNOON… * WHAT…One to two feet of inundation above ground level  expected in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal  waterways. * WHERE…Tidal areas in the New Jersey counties of Atlantic and  Cape May. Tidal areas in the Delaware counties of Sussex and  Kent. * WHEN…Until 1 PM EST this 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…Additional tidal flooding is expected on  Monday evening and again on Tuesday morning. …WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THISAFTERNOON… * WHAT…Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 12  inches. Winds gusting as high as 40 mph. * WHERE…Portions of southern New Jersey, northeast Maryland  and central and southern Delaware. * WHEN…Until 4 PM EST this afternoon. * IMPACTS…Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous  conditions will impact travel through much of the day today. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Some locally higher totals over 12 inches  are possible. Also, a period of near blizzard conditions is  possible from mid-morning through mid-afternoon.

Monday, January 3rd, 6:48am: Winter Storm Warning and Coastal Flood Warning, Avalon Buildings Closed2022-01-03T06:53:06-05:00

Sunday, January 2nd, 6:18pm: Winter Storm Warning, Coastal Flood Warning Issued for Avalon

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Avalon from early Monday morning, January 3rd, through Monday afternoon.  There is the potential for four to six inches of snowfall.  Additionally, a Coastal Flood Warning has been issued through Monday afternoon with widespread minor tidal flooding expected with the potential for moderate tidal flooding.  Flooding is also possible Tuesday morning.

Snow is likely to develop over our region Monday around day break and continue until the mid afternoon hours.  Snowfall may obscure tidal flooding in the roadway.  Be mindful of areas of our community that receive water in the streets during tidal flooding events and avoid driving on them during this storm event.  Please consider moving your vehicle off the street in the event snow plowing operations are required.

High tide will occur at the Townsend’s Inlet Bridge Monday at 8:05am, and again at 8:34pm.  The current forecast has an increased chance of tidal flooding during the morning high tide when snow is expected in our area.

Continue to follow updates on this media channel for the impact to our community, and continue to follow traditional media outlets for updates to the forecast.

Here is the text of the Winter Storm Warning and the Coastal Flood Warning issued Sunday morning by the National Weather Service:

Winter Storm Warning

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGENational Weather Service Mount Holly NJ249 PM EST Sun Jan 2 2022  …WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 4 PM EST MONDAY… * WHAT…Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 6  inches. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph. * WHERE…Portions of southern New Jersey, northeast Maryland  and central and southern Delaware. * WHEN…From 4 AM to 4 PM EST Monday. * IMPACTS…Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous  conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

Coastal Flood Warning

Coastal Hazard MessageNational Weather Service Mount Holly NJ335 PM EST Sun Jan 2 2022  …COASTAL FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 1 PM ESTMONDAY… * WHAT…One to two feet of inundation above ground level is  expected in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways. * WHERE…Tidal areas in the New Jersey counties of Atlantic and  Cape May. Tidal areas in Sussex County, Delaware. * WHEN…From 5:00 AM until 1:00 PM Monday. * 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…Additional minor tidal flooding is  expected on Monday evening and again on Tuesday morning.

Sunday, January 2nd, 6:18pm: Winter Storm Warning, Coastal Flood Warning Issued for Avalon2022-01-02T18:19:05-05:00

Sunday, January 2nd, 9:00am: Winter Storm Watch, Coastal Flood Watch Issued for Avalon

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Avalon from late Sunday night, January 2nd through Monday afternoon, January 3rd.  There is the potential for four to six inches of snowfall.  Additionally, a Coastal Flood Watch has been issued from late Sunday night through Monday afternoon with widespread minor tidal flooding expected with the potential for moderate tidal flooding.  Flooding is also possible Tuesday morning.

There was a significant change to the forecast during the overnight hours into Sunday morning by the National Weather Service.  Snow is likely to develop over our region Monday starting around 1:00am and continue until the mid afternoon hours on Monday.  Snowfall may obscure tidal flooding in the roadway.  Be mindful of areas of our community that receive water in the streets during tidal flooding events and avoid driving on them during this storm event.

High tide will occur at the Townsend’s Inlet Bridge Monday at 8:05am, and again at 8:34pm.  The current forecast has an increased chance of tidal flooding during the morning high tide when snow is expected in our area.

Continue to follow updates on this media channel for the impact to our community, and continue to follow traditional media outlets for updates to the forecast.

Here is the text of the Winter Storm Watch and the Coastal Flood Watch issued Sunday morning by the National Weather Service:

Winter Storm Watch

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ

357 AM EST Sun Jan 2 2022

…WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY

AFTERNOON…

* WHAT…Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of at least

4 to 6 inches possible. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

* WHERE…Portions of southern New Jersey, northeast Maryland

and central and southern Delaware.

* WHEN…From late tonight through Monday afternoon.

* IMPACTS…Travel could be very difficult. Hazardous conditions

including snow-covered roads will likely impact the Monday

morning commute, potentially lingering into the evening commute.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Snowfall rates could exceed one inch per

hour at times Monday morning. Users should closely monitor the

forecast today, as additional changes, potentially significant,

are possible.

 

Coastal Flood Watch

Coastal Hazard MessageNational Weather Service Mount Holly NJ517 AM EST Sun Jan 2 2022 …COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON ESTTODAY……COASTAL FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAYAFTERNOON…

* WHAT…For the Coastal Flood Advisory, up to one foot of  inundation above ground level in low-lying areas near  shorelines and tidal waterways. For the Coastal Flood Watch,  one to two feet of inundation above ground level possible in  low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways.

* WHERE…Tidal areas of Atlantic and Cape May Counties in New  Jersey.

* WHEN…For the Coastal Flood Advisory, until noon EST today.  For the Coastal Flood Watch, from late tonight through Monday  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…Widespread minor flooding is expected with  this morning`s high tide. Minor to moderate flooding is expected  with Monday morning`s high tide. Additional coastal flooding is  possible Tuesday morning.

Sunday, January 2nd, 9:00am: Winter Storm Watch, Coastal Flood Watch Issued for Avalon2022-01-02T09:01:13-05:00

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

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.

Friday, October 29th, 7:10am: Coastal Flood Warning, High Wind Warning for Avalon2021-10-29T07:08:25-04:00

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

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, 6:45pm: Coastal Flood Warning, High Wind Warning Issued for Avalon2021-10-28T18:46:57-04:00

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

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.  
Thursday, October 28th, 4:45pm: High Wind Warning Issued for Avalon2021-10-28T16:45:31-04:00

Thursday, October 28th, 7:09am: Coastal Flood Watch, High Wind Advisory Issued for Friday

The National Weather Service has issued a Coastal Flood Advisory for Thursday, October 28th from Noon until 6:00pm; a Coastal Flood Watch for Friday, October 29th from Noon until 8:00pm; and a Wind Advisory for Friday, October 29th, from 11:00am until 11:00pm.  The Flood Watch may become a flood warning in advance of Friday’s high tide event.

The region is expected to see minor tidal flooding at time of high tide on Thursday.  High tide will occur Thursday afternoon at the Townsend’s Inlet Bridge at 2:00pm.  However, moderate tidal flooding is anticipated at high tide Friday afternoon.  High tide will occur at 3:04pm.

The Wind Advisory is forecasting strong winds out of the east gusting to 45mph Friday afternoon into Friday evening.  Secure all outdoor objects that can be prone to winds, including patio furniture and trash cans.  Contractors should secure their job sites at the end of the working day Friday.

Exercise caution while driving.  Never drive on a flooded street.  This puts you and your vehicle at risk and causes a wake that can damage property.

Continue to monitor the forecast on traditional media outlets.  Here is the briefing package on this storm event from the National Weather Service:

 

Thursday, October 28th, 7:09am: Coastal Flood Watch, High Wind Advisory Issued for Friday2021-10-28T07:11:09-04:00

Monday, October 25th, 5:11pm: Flash Flood Watch Continued, Widespread Rain Through Tuesday

Monday, October 25th, 5:11pm: Flash Flood Watch Continued, Widespread Rain Through Tuesday2021-10-25T17:13:00-04:00

Monday, October 25th, 7:03am: Flash Flood Watch Issued for Avalon by National Weather Service

Monday, October 25th, 7:03am: Flash Flood Watch Issued for Avalon by National Weather Service2021-10-25T07:03:17-04:00

Sunday, October 10th, 8:03am: Coastal Flood Warning Issued for Avalon by National Weather Service

The National Weather Service has issued a Coastal Flood Warning for Avalon and other barrier island communities.  The warning is in effect until Monday, October 11th at 5:00pm.  Moderate tidal flooding is expected at time of high tide Sunday and Monday, and minor tidal flooding is expected at time of high tide Sunday night.  An onshore flow combined with a new moon may create one to two feet of flood inundation in flood prone areas.

High tide occurs at the Townsend’s Inlet Bridge Sunday at 11:33am and again at 11:59pm.  High tide occurs Monday at 12:32pm.

Never attempt to drive your vehicle on any flooded street.  Turn around, don’t drown.  Driving your vehicle on a flooded street creates a wake that can damage your car along with private and public property.

Avalon has prepared a flood risk map to show areas where flooding may occur during moderate tidal flooding events.  The Avalon Seafood Festival scheduled for Sunday by the Avalon Chamber of Commerce has been cancelled due to inclement weather.

Sunday, October 10th, 8:03am: Coastal Flood Warning Issued for Avalon by National Weather Service2021-10-10T08:04:48-04:00
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