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Coastal Flood Advisory

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
356 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016


DCZ001-VAZ054-060400-
/O.CON.KLWX.CF.Y.0024.000000T0000Z-160506T0400Z/
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-
356 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT
TONIGHT...

* TIDAL ANOMALY...AROUND ONE FOOT ABOVE NORMAL.

* TIMING...AROUND EACH HIGH TIDE THROUGH THIS EVENING. WATER
  LEVELS WILL REMAIN ELEVATED FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS AND
  ADDITIONAL ADVISORIES ARE LIKELY THROUGH SATURDAY.

* EXPECTED IMPACTS...MINOR INUNDATION OF LOW-LYING SHORELINE...
  SUCH AS NEAR KING STREET AND THE STRAND IN ALEXANDRIA AND ALONG
  OHIO DRIVE IN THE DISTRICT.

HERE ARE THE TIMES OF THE NEXT HIGH TIDES ALONG THE POTOMAC
RIVER...
WASHINGTON CHANNEL...7:47 PM AND 8:06 AM...
ALEXANDRIA...8:05 PM AND 8:24 AM...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

&&

ALL TIDE HEIGHTS ARE RELATIVE TO MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.
TIME OF HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.

$$

$$




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