Event: Coastal Flood Watch
Sender Name: NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC
Description: * WHAT…For the Coastal Flood Advisory, one to two feet of
inundation above ground level in low lying areas due to tidal
flooding. For the Coastal Flood Watch, one to two feet of
inundation above ground level possible in low lying areas due
to tidal flooding.
* WHERE…Shoreline in the District of Columbia.
* WHEN…For the Coastal Flood Advisory, until 2 AM EDT Friday,
especially around the time of high tide. For the Coastal Flood
Watch, from late tonight through Friday afternoon, especially
around the time of high tide.
* IMPACTS…Shoreline inundation is expected along portions of
the seawall adjacent to Ohio Drive and the Hains Point Loop
Road, and near the Tidal Basin and Jefferson Memorial. Minor
shoreline inundation up to one foot above ground is possible
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Tides two to two and a half feet above
normal. The next two high tides at Washington Channel are at
1:57 PM and 2:51 AM.
Instruction: If travel is required, allow extra time as some roads may be
closed. Do not drive around barricades or through water of
unknown depth. Take the necessary actions to protect flood-prone
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Area Description: District of Columbia
Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4187786-3542136
CAP MessageType: Update