Coastal Flood Warning Little Assawoman Bay

There is a coastal flood warning for Little Assawoman Bay until 4 PM. I would also be concerned with route 1 along Rehoboth bay due to heavy winds pushing water at high tide below Dewey beach. There is water already pushing up close to the road. High winds will be an issue until 7 PM. Do not go into the woods today, not even sure why you have to tell people that. Keep an eye on the Deldot Traffic cameras for road conditions near the Charles W Cullen bridge. Route 1 is already seeing some water below the bridge towards Bethany beach. High tide is at 7 PM.

flooded route 1, delaware, sussex county, coastal highway
2019 … Route 1 flooded .. Chris Mitten

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Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ
818 AM EST Fri Feb 7 2020
Inland Sussex-Delaware Beaches-
818 AM EST Fri Feb 7 2020

…MINOR FLOODING EXPECTED TODAY ON LITTLE ASSAWOMAN BAY… WHAT…Up to one half foot of inundation above ground level in
low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways.
WHERE…Little Assawoman Bay and the tidal waterways that flow
into it.
WHEN…Until 4 PM EST this afternoon.
IMPACTS…Minor roadway flooding is possible.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… Do not drive through flooded roadways.

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High Wind Warning
URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ
1007 AM EST Fri Feb 7 2020

Inland Sussex-Delaware Beaches-Western Monmouth-Eastern Monmouth-
Ocean-Atlantic-Cape May-Atlantic Coastal Cape May-
Coastal Atlantic-Coastal Ocean-Southeastern Burlington-
Including the cities of Georgetown, Rehoboth Beach, Freehold,
Sandy Hook, Jackson, Hammonton, Cape May Court House, Ocean City,
Atlantic City, Long Beach Island, and Wharton State Forest
1007 AM EST Fri Feb 7 2020

…HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS
EVENING… WHAT…West winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 55 mph. WHERE…Portions of central and southern New Jersey and
southern Delaware.
WHEN…Until 7 PM EST this evening.
IMPACTS…Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines.
Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will be
difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… People should avoid being outside in forested areas and around trees and branches. If possible, remain in the lower levels of your home during the windstorm, and avoid windows. Use caution if you must drive.

Indian River Inlet tides …

2020/02/07Fri06:56 AM3.01H
2020/02/07Fri12:55 PM-0.01L
2020/02/07Fri7:03 PM2.22H
2020/02/08Sat12:39 AM-0.44L

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