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Coastal Flood Advisory

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
453 AM EDT WED SEP 20 2017


DCZ001-VAZ054-201500-
/O.EXB.KLWX.CF.Y.0085.170920T1100Z-170920T1500Z/
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-
453 AM EDT WED SEP 20 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS
MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC HAS
ISSUED A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM
EDT THIS MORNING.

* LOCATIONS...SHORELINE IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA AND
  ARLINGTON COUNTY AND THE CITY OF ALEXANDRIA.

* TIDAL DEPARTURE...AROUND 1 TO 1.5 FEET ABOVE NORMAL.

* TIMING...AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE. HIGH TIDE AT WASHINGTON
  CHANNEL IS AT 8:43 AM AND ALEXANDRIA IS AT 9:01 AM.

* IMPACTS...SHORELINE INUNDATION IS EXPECTED ALONG PORTIONS OF THE SEAWALL
  ADJACENT TO OHIO DRIVE AND THE HAINS POINT LOOP ROAD. WATER IS
  EXPECTED TO APPROACH THE CURB NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF KING
  STREET AND STRAND STREET IN ALEXANDRIA. MINOR SHORELINE
  INUNDATION IS POSSIBLE ELSEWHERE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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