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Borough of Highlands, NJ
Saturday August 11th, 2018 :: 06:08 p.m. EDT


Flood Advisory is in effect for Highlands NJ area through 8/12 high tide cycle.

Hazardous Weather:  Heavy rain, flash flooding.

Locations affected:  A Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for the Highlands NJ area.

Timing: The Watch is in effect until 1 am Sunday. The threat for flash flooding will increase with each subsequent round of heavy rainfall from showers and storms. The highest threat will be from this afternoon through this evening. 

Impacts: Urban, small stream, poor drainage flooding with localized flash flooding. 

Confidence on occurrence: Moderate. In addition, the combination of a new moon with high astronomical tides results in a threat for minor coastal flooding with the high tide cycle tonight. Depending on where the heavy rain falls, it is possible for freshwater flooding to exacerbate coastal flooding issues. 

Hazardous weather:  Minor coastal flooding.

Locations affected:  A Coastal Flood Advisory is now in effect for Highalnds NJ Area.

Timing:  The high tide cycles this evening through late tonight.

Impacts:  Flooding of the most vulnerable roadways due to high water and/or wave splash-over.
Confidence on occurrence: High. 


Please take safety precautions you deem necessary.

Borough of Highlands, NJ
42 Shore Dr
Highlands, NJ 07732

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 732-872-1224

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Alert Details

Moderate - Possible threat to life or property
Future - Responsive action SHOULD be taken in the near future
Possible (p <= ~50%)
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Flash Flood Watch

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