Event: Coastal Flood Warning
Sender Name: NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC
Description: * WHAT…For the Coastal Flood Warning, up to one foot of
inundation above ground level expected in low lying areas due
to tidal flooding. For the Coastal Flood Advisory, one to two
feet of inundation above ground level in low lying areas due
to tidal flooding.
* WHERE…Shoreline in the District of Columbia.
* WHEN…For the Coastal Flood Warning, from 8 PM this evening
to 8 AM EDT Friday, especially around the time of high tide.
For the Coastal Flood Advisory, until 8 PM EDT this evening,
especially around the time of high tide.
* IMPACTS…The unprotected area on the Southwest Waterfront at
the DC Seafood Market is expected to flood. Water is expected to
approach parts of the Hains Point Loop Road, but it will likely
be closed. Shoreline inundation up to one foot above ground is
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Tides two to two and a half feet above
normal. The next high tide at Washington Channel is at 2:51 AM.
Instruction: Take the necessary actions to protect flood-prone property. If
travel is required, do not drive around barricades or through
water of unknown depth.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Area Description: District of Columbia
Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4188733-3542877
CAP MessageType: Alert