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Watches & Warnings

Coastal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:28 AM EST Jan. 24, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Coastal flood advisory remains in effect from 9 am this
morning to 2 PM EST this afternoon...

* locations... vulnerable coastal locales along Jamaica Bay and
Great South Bay.

* Tidal departure... around 1 1/2 ft, locally 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.

* Shoreline impacts... breaking waves of 10 to 14 ft will result
in beach flooding and erosion with minor damage possible to
dune structures.

* Timing... minor coastal flooding during the times of high tide
today.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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


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

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
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
24/11 am 7.6/ 8.1 1.7/ 2.2 1.1/ 1.6 1-3 minor

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
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
24/10 am 7.1/ 7.6 1.5/ 2.0 1.0/ 1.5 4 minor

Freeport NY
MLLW categories - minor 5.7 ft, moderate 6.2 ft, major 6.9 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.2 ft, moderate 1.7 ft, major 2.4 ft
for ngvd - subtract 1.2 ft from MLLW values

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
24/11 am 5.9/ 6.4 1.4/ 1.9 2.2/ 2.7 1-3 minor

Point Lookout NY
MLLW categories - minor 5.8 ft, moderate 6.8 ft, major 7.8 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.1 ft, moderate 2.1 ft, major 3.1 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
24/10 am 5.9/ 6.4 1.2/ 1.7 1.6/ 2.0 7-9 minor

East Rockaway NY
MLLW categories - minor 6.0 ft, moderate 7.0 ft, major 8.0 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.0 ft, moderate 2.0 ft, major 3.0 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
24/10 am 6.1/ 6.6 1.1/ 1.6 0.9/ 1.4 0 minor

Lindenhurst NY
MLLW categories - minor 3.1 ft, moderate 3.6 ft, major 4.1 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.6 ft, moderate 2.1 ft, major 2.6 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
24/12 PM 2.8/ 3.4 1.4/ 1.9 1.4/ 1.9 2-3 minor





325 am EST Thu Jan 24 2019

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through this afternoon...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

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

* Through this afternoon

* low pressure approaches the area this morning and passes through
this afternoon. Rain becomes heavy at times this morning with
the potential for heavy downpours into early afternoon. A total
of 1.25 to 2.25 inches of rainfall with locally higher amounts
is possible in any stronger convection. Flash flooding of urban
and poor drainage areas, as well as small streams will therefore
be possible.

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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Wind Advisory
Issued: 3:24 AM EST Jan. 24, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect from 9 am this morning to 6 PM
EST this evening...

* winds... south or southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50
mph.

* Timing... mid morning through the afternoon.

* Impacts... strong winds may blow down limbs, trees, and power
lines. Scattered power outages are expected.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds of 31 to 39 mph,
or gusts of 46 to 57 mph, are expected or occurring. Winds this
strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile
vehicles, in open areas, and on elevated roads and bridges. Use
extra caution.



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Coastal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:28 AM EST Jan. 24, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Coastal flood advisory remains in effect from 9 am this
morning to 2 PM EST this afternoon...

* locations... vulnerable coastal locales along Jamaica Bay and
Great South Bay.

* Tidal departure... around 1 1/2 ft, locally 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.

* Shoreline impacts... breaking waves of 10 to 14 ft will result
in beach flooding and erosion with minor damage possible to
dune structures.

* Timing... minor coastal flooding during the times of high tide
today.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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


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

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
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
24/11 am 7.6/ 8.1 1.7/ 2.2 1.1/ 1.6 1-3 minor

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
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
24/10 am 7.1/ 7.6 1.5/ 2.0 1.0/ 1.5 4 minor

Freeport NY
MLLW categories - minor 5.7 ft, moderate 6.2 ft, major 6.9 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.2 ft, moderate 1.7 ft, major 2.4 ft
for ngvd - subtract 1.2 ft from MLLW values

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
24/11 am 5.9/ 6.4 1.4/ 1.9 2.2/ 2.7 1-3 minor

Point Lookout NY
MLLW categories - minor 5.8 ft, moderate 6.8 ft, major 7.8 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.1 ft, moderate 2.1 ft, major 3.1 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
24/10 am 5.9/ 6.4 1.2/ 1.7 1.6/ 2.0 7-9 minor

East Rockaway NY
MLLW categories - minor 6.0 ft, moderate 7.0 ft, major 8.0 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.0 ft, moderate 2.0 ft, major 3.0 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
24/10 am 6.1/ 6.6 1.1/ 1.6 0.9/ 1.4 0 minor

Lindenhurst NY
MLLW categories - minor 3.1 ft, moderate 3.6 ft, major 4.1 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.6 ft, moderate 2.1 ft, major 2.6 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
24/12 PM 2.8/ 3.4 1.4/ 1.9 1.4/ 1.9 2-3 minor





325 am EST Thu Jan 24 2019

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through this afternoon...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

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

* Through this afternoon

* low pressure approaches the area this morning and passes through
this afternoon. Rain becomes heavy at times this morning with
the potential for heavy downpours into early afternoon. A total
of 1.25 to 2.25 inches of rainfall with locally higher amounts
is possible in any stronger convection. Flash flooding of urban
and poor drainage areas, as well as small streams will therefore
be possible.

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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