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Harvey Cedars Police Department
Sunday September 9th, 2018 :: 04:54 p.m. EDT

Alert

Coastal Flood Warning until 02:00PM Monday

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has cancelled the Coastal Flood Watch.

* TIMING...High tide occurs between 7:00 pm and 9:00 pm tonight, and then high tide occurs between 7:00 am and 9:00 am Monday morning.

* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...One to two feet of saltwater inundation above ground level is expected in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways. At this level, widespread flooding of roadways is expected with many roads becoming impassable. Lives may be at risk when people put themselves in harm's way. Some damage to vulnerable structures may begin to occur. In Middlesex County, road flooding is possible in Woodbridge Township, Perth Amboy, Old Bridge Township, and South Amboy.

* WAVES...6 to 10 feet along the Atlantic oceanfront and around 5 feet across Delaware Bay.

* AFFECTED AREAS: ATLANTIC ... OCEAN ... WESTERN MONMOUTH ... SOUTHEASTERN BURLINGTON ... CUMBERLAND ... KENT ... MIDDLESEX ... INLAND SUSSEX ... CAPE MAY

Instructions:

A Coastal Flood Warning means that moderate or major tidal flooding is occurring or imminent. be prepared for rising water levels and take appropriate action to protect life and property. Follow the recommendations of local emergency management officials. Do not drive your vehicle through flood waters. The water may be deeper than you think it is. You will be putting yourself in danger and your vehicle may be damaged...leading to costly repairs. Visit the Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service at water.weather.gov/ahps for additional water level and flood impact information for your local tide gauge.

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Address/Location
Harvey Cedars Police Department
7606 Long Beach Boulevard
Harvey Cedars, NJ 08008

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 609-494-6509

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant 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 Warning

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