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Kingsville Police Department
Sunday October 8th, 2017 :: 09:47 p.m. CDT
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Coastal Flood Advisory until 01:00PM Monday

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COAST THROUGH MONDAY MORNING ... ...HIGH RISK OF DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS CONTINUES ALONG GULF FACING BEACHES THROUGH TONIGHT... .THE COASTAL FLOOD WARNING FOR NUECES AND KLEBERG COUNTIES HAS BEEN DOWNGRADED TO A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY AND THE COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY FOR SAN PATRICIO...REFUGIO...ARANSAS AND CALHOUN COUNTIES REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING. LONG PERIOD SWELLS WILL CONTINUE TO COMBINE WITH HIGH TIDE LEVELS TO MAINTAIN MINOR COASTAL FLOODING ALONG THE MIDDLE TEXAS COAST AND BAYS. A HIGH RISK OF DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS WILL ALSO CONTINUE IN RESPONSE TO LONG THE PERIOD SWELL. ...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT MONDAY... ...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT MONDAY... ...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CORPUS CHRISTI HAS ISSUED A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT MONDAY. THE COASTAL FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

* COASTAL FLOODING...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING IS EXPECTED DURING HIGH TIDE CYCLE. TIDE LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO PEAK AROUND 2.5 FEET ABOVE MEAN SEA LEVEL. BAY WATER LEVELS WILL RANGE FROM 2 TO 2.5 FEET ABOVE MEAN SEA LEVEL.

* TIMING...THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...COASTAL BEACHES WILL BECOME COMPLETELY INUNDATED WITH WATER REACHING INTO THE DUNES. BEACH ACCESS ROADS WILL FLOOD. STRONG AND POTENTIALLY LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED ALONG GULF-FACING BEACHES

* AFFECTED AREAS: KLEBERG ... NUECES

Instructions:

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE. SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT, RELAX AND FLOAT. DON`T SWIM AGAINST THE CURRENT. IF ABLE, SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE, FACE THE SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE FOR HELP.

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Address/Location
Kingsville Police Department
1700 E King
Kingsville, TX 78363

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 361-592-4311

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Alert Details

Severity:
Minor - Minimal to no known threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Coastal Flood Advisory

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