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Coastal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:56 PM EST Jan. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Coastal flood advisory in effect from noon to 3 PM EST
Thursday...

The National Weather Service in New York NY has issued a coastal
flood advisory, which is in effect from noon to 3 PM EST
Thursday.

* Locations... vulnerable coastal locales along coastal southern
Connecticut and Westchester.

* Tidal departure... 1 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.

* Shoreline impacts... breaking waves of 2 to 4 ft will result in
beach flooding and erosion, as well as splashover onto shoreline
roads and properties.

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

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.

Bridgeport CT
MLLW categories - minor 8.9 ft, moderate 10.4 ft, major 11.4 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.6 ft, moderate 3.1 ft, major 4.1 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
24/02 PM 8.8/ 9.3 1.5/ 2.0 1.1/ 1.6 2-4 minor


Stamford CT
MLLW categories - minor 9.4 ft, moderate 11.0 ft, major 12.4 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.5 ft, moderate 3.1 ft, major 4.5 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
24/02 PM 9.4/ 9.9 1.5/ 2.0 1.2/ 1.7 2-4 minor


New Haven CT
MLLW categories - minor 8.6 ft, moderate 9.2 ft, major 10.5 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.9 ft, moderate 2.5 ft, major 3.8 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
24/02 PM 8.3/ 8.8 1.6/ 2.1 1.3/ 1.8 2-4 minor


New London CT
MLLW categories - minor 5.0 ft, moderate 6.0 ft, major 7.8 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.9 ft, moderate 2.9 ft, major 4.7 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
24/11 am 4.9/ 5.4 1.8/ 2.2 1.9/ 2.3 2-4 minor


Kings Point NY
MLLW categories - minor 10.0 ft, moderate 10.5 ft, major 13.0 ft
mhhw categories - minor 2.2 ft, moderate 2.7 ft, major 5.2 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
24/02 PM 9.3/ 9.8 1.5/ 2.0 1.0/ 1.5 2 none


Piermont NY
MLLW categories - minor 6.4 ft, moderate 7.4 ft, major 8.4 ft
mhhw categories - minor 2.4 ft, moderate 3.4 ft, major 4.4 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
24/12 PM 4.9/ 5.4 0.9/ 1.4 1.1/ 1.6 0 none





343 PM EST Wed Jan 23 2019

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from Thursday morning
through Thursday 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, Fairfield, Middlesex, New Haven, and New London. In
northeast New Jersey, Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Passaic, and Union.
In southeast New York, Bronx, Kings (brooklyn), Nassau, New York
(manhattan), Orange, Putnam, Queens, Richmond (staten island),
Rockland, Suffolk, and Westchester.

* From Thursday morning through Thursday afternoon

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

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: 7:42 PM EST Jan. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect from 9 am to 6 PM EST
Thursday...

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

* Timing... mid Thursday morning through Thursday 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.




Coastal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:56 PM EST Jan. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Coastal flood advisory in effect from noon to 3 PM EST
Thursday...

The National Weather Service in New York NY has issued a coastal
flood advisory, which is in effect from noon to 3 PM EST
Thursday.

* Locations... vulnerable coastal locales along coastal southern
Connecticut and Westchester.

* Tidal departure... 1 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.

* Shoreline impacts... breaking waves of 2 to 4 ft will result in
beach flooding and erosion, as well as splashover onto shoreline
roads and properties.

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

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.

Bridgeport CT
MLLW categories - minor 8.9 ft, moderate 10.4 ft, major 11.4 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.6 ft, moderate 3.1 ft, major 4.1 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
24/02 PM 8.8/ 9.3 1.5/ 2.0 1.1/ 1.6 2-4 minor


Stamford CT
MLLW categories - minor 9.4 ft, moderate 11.0 ft, major 12.4 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.5 ft, moderate 3.1 ft, major 4.5 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
24/02 PM 9.4/ 9.9 1.5/ 2.0 1.2/ 1.7 2-4 minor


New Haven CT
MLLW categories - minor 8.6 ft, moderate 9.2 ft, major 10.5 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.9 ft, moderate 2.5 ft, major 3.8 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
24/02 PM 8.3/ 8.8 1.6/ 2.1 1.3/ 1.8 2-4 minor


New London CT
MLLW categories - minor 5.0 ft, moderate 6.0 ft, major 7.8 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.9 ft, moderate 2.9 ft, major 4.7 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
24/11 am 4.9/ 5.4 1.8/ 2.2 1.9/ 2.3 2-4 minor


Kings Point NY
MLLW categories - minor 10.0 ft, moderate 10.5 ft, major 13.0 ft
mhhw categories - minor 2.2 ft, moderate 2.7 ft, major 5.2 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
24/02 PM 9.3/ 9.8 1.5/ 2.0 1.0/ 1.5 2 none


Piermont NY
MLLW categories - minor 6.4 ft, moderate 7.4 ft, major 8.4 ft
mhhw categories - minor 2.4 ft, moderate 3.4 ft, major 4.4 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
24/12 PM 4.9/ 5.4 0.9/ 1.4 1.1/ 1.6 0 none





343 PM EST Wed Jan 23 2019

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from Thursday morning
through Thursday 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, Fairfield, Middlesex, New Haven, and New London. In
northeast New Jersey, Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Passaic, and Union.
In southeast New York, Bronx, Kings (brooklyn), Nassau, New York
(manhattan), Orange, Putnam, Queens, Richmond (staten island),
Rockland, Suffolk, and Westchester.

* From Thursday morning through Thursday afternoon

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

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.



Maloit