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Coastal Flood Warning

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1147 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017


MDZ021>023-261000-
/O.CON.KAKQ.CF.W.0001.170526T0400Z-170526T1000Z/
DORCHESTER-WICOMICO-SOMERSET-
1147 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT FRIDAY...

* LOCATION...BAY SIDE OF THE LOWER MARYLAND EASTERN SHORE.

* TIMING...A COUPLE HOURS ON EITHER SIDE OF TONIGHT`S HIGH TIDE CYCLE.

* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...WIDESPREAD FLOODING OF VULNERABLE AREAS WILL RESULT
  IN AN ELEVATED THREAT OF PROPERTY DAMAGE TO HOMES AND BUSINESSES NEAR THE
  WATERFRONT AND SHORELINE. WATER WILL BE 2 TO 3 FEET DEEP IN SOME AREAS
  RESULTING IN A SUFFICIENT DEPTH TO CLOSE NUMEROUS ROADS AND THREATEN HOMES
  AND BUSINESSES. FLOODING WILL EXTEND INLAND FROM THE WATERFRONT ALONG TIDAL
  RIVERS AND BAYS RESULTING IN SOME ROAD CLOSURES AND FLOODING OF VEHICLES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR IMMINENT. COASTAL
RESIDENTS IN THE WARNED AREA SHOULD BE ALERT FOR RISING WATER...AND TAKE
APPROPRIATE ACTION TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY. BE PREPARED FOR THE
POSSIBILITY OF ROAD CLOSURES AND FLOODING OF PROPERTIES. IF TRAVEL IS
NECESSARY...DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE THROUGH WATER OF UNKNOWN DEPTH.

&&

&&

TIME OF HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.

CAMBRIDGE MD
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 3.5 FT, MODERATE 4.0 FT, MAJOR 4.5 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.5 FT, MODERATE 2.0 FT, MAJOR 2.5 FT

             TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
 DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
            FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT        FT     IMPACT
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 26/05 AM     3.8        1.8        1.3        1      MINOR
 26/05 PM     2.3        0.3        0.5       1-2      NONE
 27/06 AM     2.7        0.7        0.2        1       NONE
 27/06 PM     2.2        0.2        0.4        1       NONE
 28/07 AM     3.0        1.0        0.5        1       NONE
 28/07 PM     2.4        0.4        0.6        1       NONE

BISHOPS HEAD MD
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 3.3 FT, MODERATE 3.8 FT, MAJOR 4.3 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.2 FT, MODERATE 1.7 FT, MAJOR 2.2 FT

             TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
 DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
            FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT        FT     IMPACT
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 26/02 AM     3.9        1.8        1.2        2     MODERATE
 26/03 PM     2.6        0.5        0.4       1-2      NONE
 27/03 AM     3.1        1.0        0.4        1       NONE
 27/04 PM     2.9        0.8        0.7        1       NONE
 28/04 AM     3.4        1.3        0.8        1      MINOR
 28/04 PM     3.1        1.0        0.9        1       NONE

SAXIS VA

             TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
 DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
            FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT        FT     IMPACT
 --------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
 26/01 AM     4.8        2.3        1.6        2
 26/01 PM     3.1        0.6        0.6       1-2
 27/02 AM     3.6        1.1        0.4        1
 27/02 PM     3.1        0.6        0.6        1
 28/02 AM     3.8        1.3        0.7        1
 28/03 PM     3.2        0.7        0.7        1

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
1031 PM EDT Thu May 25 2017

MDZ021>023-270245-
Dorchester-Wicomico-Somerset-
1031 PM EDT Thu May 25 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT FRIDAY...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southeast Maryland.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Coastal Flood Warning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.

Scattered thunderstorms will be possible this weekend. There is the
potential for some storms to produce severe weather and heavy rain
Saturday afternoon and evening.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

LKB



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