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Coastal Flood Watch

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
1249 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...WIDESPREAD MINOR TO MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING TONIGHT...

NYZ074-075-178-179-061300-
/O.CON.KOKX.CF.A.0002.160506T2200Z-160507T0200Z/
RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)-KINGS (BROOKLYN)-SOUTHERN QUEENS-
SOUTHERN NASSAU-
1249 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THIS EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...AREAS ALONG LOWER NEW YORK BAY AND RARITAN BAY...
  JAMAICA BAY...AND THE BACK BAYS AND TIDAL STRAITS OF SOUTHERN
  NASSAU.

* TIDAL DEPARTURES...1 TO 1 1/2 FEET ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL TIDE
  HEIGHTS.

* TIMING...AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...WIDESPREAD FLOODING OF SHORE ROADS AND/OR BASEMENTS.
  NUMEROUS ROAD CLOSURES MAY BE NEEDED. LIVES MAY BE AT RISK FOR
  PEOPLE WHO PUT THEMSELVES IN HARM/S WAY. ISOLATED STRUCTURAL
  DAMAGE MAY BE OBSERVED.

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.

&&

...SOUTH SHORE BAYS WATER LEVELS FOR FRIDAY EVENING...

COASTAL............TIME OF.......FORECAST TOTAL........FLOOD.....
LOCATION...........HIGH TIDE.......WATER LEVEL.........CATEGORY..
...................................(MLLW/NGVD)...................

FREEPORT GAUGE NY.....902 PM.....5.6-6.0/4.8-5.2.......MODERATE..
POINT LOOKOUT NY......823 PM.....7.1-7.5/..............MODERATE..
JAMAICA BAY NY........904 PM.....9.0-9.4/..............MODERATE..
ROCKAWAY INLET NY.....824 PM.....8.4-8.8/..............MODERATE..
E ROCKAWAY NY.........817 PM.....6.4-7.8/..............MODERATE..

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.

&&

$$




Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
1249 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

NYZ074-075-178-179-070500-
RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)-KINGS (BROOKLYN)-SOUTHERN QUEENS-
SOUTHERN NASSAU-
1249 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THIS EVENING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHEAST NEW YORK.

.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 WATCH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

&&

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK PROVIDES A SUMMARY OF POTENTIAL
WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER EVENTS THAT MAY REACH NWS WARNING
CRITERIA. MOST LONG FUSED NWS WATCHES...WARNINGS AND ADVISORIES IN
EFFECT ARE HIGHLIGHTED.

PLEASE REFER TO THE LATEST NWS FORECASTS FOR WEATHER NOT MEETING NWS
WARNING CRITERIA.

$$



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