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Coastal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 5:54 PM EST Jan. 19, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Coastal flood advisory remains in effect from 5 am to 9 am EST
Sunday...

* locations... vulnerable locations along New York Harbor,
including the Arthur kill, Newark Bay, kill Van kull and
tidally affected portions of the Hackensack and Passaic rivers.

* Tidal departure... 1 1/2 to 2 ft above astronomical tides.

* Coastal flood impacts... shallow flooding is expected in the
most vulnerable locations near the Waterfront and shoreline.
Expect around 1 to 2 feet of inundation above ground level in
low lying, vulnerable areas. Some roads and low lying property
including parking lots, Parks, lawns and homes/businesses with
basements near the Waterfront will experience shallow flooding.

* Timing... around the times of high tide Sunday morning.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A coastal flood advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides
will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore.


Time of high total tides are approximate to the nearest hour.

The Battery NYC
MLLW categories - minor 7.2 ft, moderate 8.5 ft, major 9.6 ft
mhhw categories - minor 2.2 ft, moderate 3.5 ft, major 4.6 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
20/07 am 7.0/ 7.5 2.0/ 2.5 1.4/ 1.9 0-2 minor


Bergen Point NY
MLLW categories - minor 7.2 ft, moderate 8.5 ft, major 9.6 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.7 ft, moderate 3.0 ft, major 4.1 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
20/07 am 7.6/ 8.1 2.1/ 2.6 1.4/ 1.9 0-1 minor


Jamaica Bay NY
MLLW categories - minor 7.5 ft, moderate 8.2 ft, major 9.0 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.6 ft, moderate 2.3 ft, major 3.1 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
20/07 am 8.1/ 8.6 2.2/ 2.7 1.3/ 1.8 0-2 moderate


Rockaway Inlet NY
MLLW categories - minor 7.3 ft, moderate 8.3 ft, major 9.3 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.8 ft, moderate 2.8 ft, major 3.8 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
20/07 am 7.6/ 8.1 2.0/ 2.5 1.3/ 1.8 2-3 minor






301 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

... Flash Flood Watch in effect from 1 am EST Sunday through
Sunday afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of southern Connecticut,
northeast New Jersey, and southeast New York, including the
following areas, in southern Connecticut, southern Fairfield,
southern Middlesex, southern New Haven, and southern New
London. In northeast New Jersey, eastern Bergen, eastern
Essex, eastern Passaic, eastern Union, Hudson, western Essex,
and western Union. In southeast New York, Bronx, Kings
(brooklyn), New York (manhattan), northeastern Suffolk,
northern Nassau, northern Queens, northwestern Suffolk,
Richmond (staten island), southeastern Suffolk, southern
Nassau, southern Queens, southern Westchester, and
southwestern Suffolk.

* From 1 am EST Sunday through Sunday afternoon

* a storm system approaches tonight and passes across the area
Sunday. A wintry mix this evening will changeover to rain across
the watch area, and will be heavy at times overnight and into
Sunday morning. Total amounts of 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 inches is
possible, which may result in flooding of urban areas, and
flashy streams.

* Any fresh water flooding will be exacerbated by coastal
flooding during the Sunday morning high tide.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.



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Coastal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 5:54 PM EST Jan. 19, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Coastal flood advisory remains in effect from 5 am to 9 am EST
Sunday...

* locations... vulnerable locations along New York Harbor,
including the Arthur kill, Newark Bay, kill Van kull and
tidally affected portions of the Hackensack and Passaic rivers.

* Tidal departure... 1 1/2 to 2 ft above astronomical tides.

* Coastal flood impacts... shallow flooding is expected in the
most vulnerable locations near the Waterfront and shoreline.
Expect around 1 to 2 feet of inundation above ground level in
low lying, vulnerable areas. Some roads and low lying property
including parking lots, Parks, lawns and homes/businesses with
basements near the Waterfront will experience shallow flooding.

* Timing... around the times of high tide Sunday morning.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A coastal flood advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides
will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore.


Time of high total tides are approximate to the nearest hour.

The Battery NYC
MLLW categories - minor 7.2 ft, moderate 8.5 ft, major 9.6 ft
mhhw categories - minor 2.2 ft, moderate 3.5 ft, major 4.6 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
20/07 am 7.0/ 7.5 2.0/ 2.5 1.4/ 1.9 0-2 minor


Bergen Point NY
MLLW categories - minor 7.2 ft, moderate 8.5 ft, major 9.6 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.7 ft, moderate 3.0 ft, major 4.1 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
20/07 am 7.6/ 8.1 2.1/ 2.6 1.4/ 1.9 0-1 minor


Jamaica Bay NY
MLLW categories - minor 7.5 ft, moderate 8.2 ft, major 9.0 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.6 ft, moderate 2.3 ft, major 3.1 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
20/07 am 8.1/ 8.6 2.2/ 2.7 1.3/ 1.8 0-2 moderate


Rockaway Inlet NY
MLLW categories - minor 7.3 ft, moderate 8.3 ft, major 9.3 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.8 ft, moderate 2.8 ft, major 3.8 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
20/07 am 7.6/ 8.1 2.0/ 2.5 1.3/ 1.8 2-3 minor






301 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

... Flash Flood Watch in effect from 1 am EST Sunday through
Sunday afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of southern Connecticut,
northeast New Jersey, and southeast New York, including the
following areas, in southern Connecticut, southern Fairfield,
southern Middlesex, southern New Haven, and southern New
London. In northeast New Jersey, eastern Bergen, eastern
Essex, eastern Passaic, eastern Union, Hudson, western Essex,
and western Union. In southeast New York, Bronx, Kings
(brooklyn), New York (manhattan), northeastern Suffolk,
northern Nassau, northern Queens, northwestern Suffolk,
Richmond (staten island), southeastern Suffolk, southern
Nassau, southern Queens, southern Westchester, and
southwestern Suffolk.

* From 1 am EST Sunday through Sunday afternoon

* a storm system approaches tonight and passes across the area
Sunday. A wintry mix this evening will changeover to rain across
the watch area, and will be heavy at times overnight and into
Sunday morning. Total amounts of 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 inches is
possible, which may result in flooding of urban areas, and
flashy streams.

* Any fresh water flooding will be exacerbated by coastal
flooding during the Sunday morning high tide.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.



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