Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
953 AM EST THU FEB 4 2016

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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-
953 AM EST THU FEB 4 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
10 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...COASTAL FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS
ISSUED A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM
THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 PM EST THIS EVENING. A COASTAL FLOOD WATCH
REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE REST OF TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* TIDAL ANOMALY...AROUND 2 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE THIS AFTERNOON
  DUE TO FRESHWATER. 2 TO 4 FT ABOVE NORMAL TIDE POSSIBLE FRIDAY
  DUE TO FRESHWATER.

* TIMING...LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING. THE
  HIGHEST WATER LEVELS ARE MOST LIKELY AROUND HIGH TIDE LATE
  TONIGHT...AND AGAIN LATE FRIDAY AFTERNOON INTO FRIDAY EVENING.

* EXPECTED IMPACTS...MINOR FLOODING OF THE GEORGETOWN BOARDWALK
  AND EAST POTOMAC PARK THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.
  POTENTIAL MODERATE SHORELINE INUNDATION FRIDAY. WATER LEVELS
  AROUND GEORGETOWN MAY GET CLOSE TO 7 FT FRIDAY. AT 7 FT... WATER
  COVERS THE BOARDWALK AT THE WASHINGTON HARBOUR AND IS OUT OF
  THE BANKS IN A FEW LOW SPOTS BETWEEN FLETCHERS BOATHOUSE AND
  INTERSTATE 66.

HERE ARE THE TIMES OF THE NEXT HIGH TIDES
WASHINGTON CHANNEL...4:32 PM AND 5:15 AM...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS FAVORABLE FOR
FLOODING ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP. COASTAL RESIDENTS SHOULD BE
ALERT FOR LATER STATEMENTS OR WARNINGS...AND TAKE ACTION TO
PROTECT PROPERTY.

&&

$$

JE


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