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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
418 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

NJZ012>014-020-026-262130-
MIDDLESEX-WESTERN MONMOUTH-EASTERN MONMOUTH-OCEAN-COASTAL OCEAN-
418 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON MONDAY TO 6 PM EST TUESDAY...
...COASTAL FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL NEW JERSEY...NORTHERN
NEW JERSEY AND SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

THERE WILL BE AN INITIAL SHOT OF LIGHT SNOW TONIGHT INTO MONDAY
MORNING BEFORE THE MAIN SNOWSTORM ARRIVES ON MONDAY NIGHT AND
TUESDAY. SNOWFALL AMOUNTS TONIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING ARE FORECAST
TO RANGE FROM ONE TO THREE INCHES AND THE SNOW WILL HAVE AN IMPACT
ON MONDAY MORNING`S COMMUTE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   BLIZZARD WARNING.
   COASTAL FLOOD WATCH.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$



Blizzard Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
408 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

...A MAJOR WINTER STORM WILL IMPACT OUR AREA MONDAY INTO TUESDAY...

.LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK FROM THE OHIO VALLEY TO THE MID ATLANTIC
TONIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING BRINGING MAINLY SOME LIGHT SNOW TO MUCH
OF THE REGION. THIS STORM WILL THEN RAPIDLY INTENSIFY INTO A
NOR`EASTER LATE MONDAY. THERE IS STILL SOME UNCERTAINTY WITH THE
DETAILS, MAINLY FOR THE WESTERN AND SOUTHWESTERN AREAS OF OUR
REGION. THIS STORM IS EXPECTED TO RESULT IN DETERIORATING
CONDITIONS AS WE GO THROUGH MONDAY INTO TUESDAY, WITH WIDESPREAD
TRAVEL IMPACTS EXPECTED.

NJZ012>014-020-026-261000-
/O.UPG.KPHI.BZ.A.0001.150126T1700Z-150127T1700Z/
/O.NEW.KPHI.BZ.W.0001.150126T1700Z-150127T2300Z/
MIDDLESEX-WESTERN MONMOUTH-EASTERN MONMOUTH-OCEAN-COASTAL OCEAN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEW BRUNSWICK...FREEHOLD...SANDY HOOK...
JACKSON...LONG BEACH ISLAND
408 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON MONDAY TO 6 PM EST
TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS ISSUED A BLIZZARD
WARNING, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON MONDAY TO 6 PM EST TUESDAY.
THE BLIZZARD WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS CAUSING CONSIDERABLE
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...18 TO 28 INCHES, WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS.

* TIMING...SNOW BEGINS AROUND DAYBREAK MONDAY WITH SOME IMPACT TO
  THE MORNING COMMUTE, THEN IS EXPECTED TO BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES LATE
  MONDAY AFTERNOON INTO TUESDAY MORNING BEFORE TAPERING OFF DURING
  TUESDAY AFTERNOON. THE BRUNT OF THE STORM LOOKS TO OCCUR MONDAY
  NIGHT THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY AFTERNOON, WHERE SNOWFALL RATES OF 2
  TO 4 INCHES PER HOUR ARE ANTICIPATED.

* IMPACTS...EXTREMELY DANGEROUS TRAVEL DUE TO HEAVY SNOWFALL AND
  STRONG WINDS, RESULTING IN WHITEOUT CONDITIONS. SECONDARY AND
  TERTIARY ROADS MAY BECOME IMPASSABLE. STRONG WINDS MAY DOWN
  POWER LINES AND TREE LIMBS.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH MONDAY,
  THEN BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS 40 TO 50 MPH MONDAY
  NIGHT INTO TUESDAY WITH THE HIGHEST GUSTS CLOSER TO THE COAST.

* TEMPERATURES...AROUND 30 DEGREES MONDAY, THEN DROPPING INTO THE
  MID 20S MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS AND POOR
VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS, MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF
YOU MUST TRAVEL, HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU AND MAKE SURE
YOUR CELL PHONE IS FULLY CHARGED. IF YOU GET STRANDED, STAY WITH YOUR
VEHICLE.

&&

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Coastal Flood Watch

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
402 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

...A STRONG NORTHEASTER WILL AFFECT DELAWARE AND NEW JERSEY ON
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...

.LOW PRESSURE LOCATED OVER THE LOWER OHIO RIVER VALLEY THIS
AFTERNOON WILL PROGRESS EASTWARD AND IT WILL MOVE OFF THE MIDDLE
ATLANTIC COAST ON MONDAY. THE LOW WILL INTENSIFY RAPIDLY IS IT
MOVES NORTHEASTWARD, PASSING NEAR CAPE COD LATE ON TUESDAY BEFORE
REACHING NOVA SCOTIA ON WEDNESDAY.

DEZ001>004-NJZ012>014-016-020>027-261200-
/O.NEW.KPHI.CF.A.0001.150127T0400Z-150127T1100Z/
NEW CASTLE-KENT-INLAND SUSSEX-DELAWARE BEACHES-MIDDLESEX-
WESTERN MONMOUTH-EASTERN MONMOUTH-SALEM-OCEAN-CUMBERLAND-ATLANTIC-
CAPE MAY-ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY-COASTAL ATLANTIC-COASTAL OCEAN-
SOUTHEASTERN BURLINGTON-
402 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

...COASTAL FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD WATCH. IT IS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT.

* LOCATION...COASTAL AREAS OF NEW JERSEY AND DELAWARE, INCLUDING
  DELAWARE BAY.

* COASTAL FLOODING...MODERATE FLOODING IS ANTICIPATED AROUND THE
  TIME OF MONDAY NIGHT`S HIGH TIDE.

* AT SANDY HOOK, NEW JERSEY (SANDY HOOK BAY) HIGH TIDE OCCURS AT
  107 AM TUESDAY, WITH A FORECAST TIDE LEVEL OF 7.5 TO 8.0 FEET
  ABOVE MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.

* AT SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NEW JERSEY (OCEANFRONT) HIGH TIDE OCCURS AT
  1237 AM TUESDAY, WITH A FORECAST TIDE LEVEL NEAR 7.0 FEET ABOVE
  MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.

* AT ATLANTIC CITY, NEW JERSEY (OCEANFRONT) HIGH TIDE OCCURS AT
  1250 AM TUESDAY, WITH A FORECAST TIDE LEVEL NEAR 7.0 FEET ABOVE
  MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.

* AT CAPE MAY, NEW JERSEY (OCEANFRONT) HIGH TIDE OCCURS AT 124 AM
  TUESDAY, WITH A FORECAST TIDE LEVEL 7.5 TO 8.0 FEET ABOVE MEAN
  LOWER LOW WATER.

* AT LEWES, DELAWARE (DELAWARE BAY) HIGH TIDE OCCURS AT 159 AM
  TUESDAY, WITH A FORECAST TIDE LEVEL NEAR 7.0 FEET ABOVE MEAN
  LOWER LOW WATER.

* AT REHOBOTH BEACH, DELAWARE (OCEANFRONT) HIGH TIDE OCCURS AT
  1259 AM, WITH A FORECAST TIDE LEVEL NEAR 7.0 FEET ABOVE MEAN
  LOWER LOW WATER.

* HIGH TIDE ON THE BACK BAYS, ALONG DELAWARE BAY AND ALONG
  RARITAN BAY OCCURS LATER THAN THE HIGH TIDE ON THE OCEANFRONT.

* SEAS...WAVE HEIGHTS ON THE OCEAN WATERS ARE FORECAST TO RANGE
  FROM 10 TO 16 FEET WITH BREAKING WAVES EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM 5
  TO 8 FEET. WAVES ON DELAWARE BAY ARE FORECAST TO BE 3 TO 7 FEET.

* IMPACTS...NUMEROUS ROADWAYS WILL FLOOD AND MINOR TO MODERATE
  PROPERTY DAMAGE IS LIKELY. THE TIDES AND WAVE ACTION WILL RESULT
  IN MODERATE TO SEVERE BEACH EROSION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS COASTAL FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR
THE DEVELOPMENT OF MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING. PAY CLOSE ATTENTION
TO UPDATED FORECASTS AND STATEMENTS AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION TO
PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY. FOLLOW THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF LOCAL
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS.

FOR A LIST OF THE IMPACT OF DIFFERENT TIDE HEIGHTS IN YOUR COUNTY
PLEASE GO TO WWW.ERH.NOAA.GOV/PHI/TIDES.HTM (ALL IN LOWER CASE).

&&

$$

IOVINO






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