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Maple Shade Township Police Department
Sunday February 17th, 2019 :: 03:31 p.m. EST

Advisory

Coastal Flood Advisory until 11:00AM Monday

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a Coastal Flood Advisory, which is in effect from 5:00 AM until 11:00 AM Monday.

* LOCATIONS...Coastal areas of the New Jersey counties of Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean and southeastern Burlington.

* TIMING...High tide on the New Jersey oceanfront occurs between 6:00 AM and 7:00 AM on Monday. High tide on the back bays and on Raritan Bay occurs later than the high tide on the oceanfront.

* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...Up to one foot of saltwater inundation above ground level is possible in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways. Minor roadway flooding is possible.

* WAVES...Wave heights on the ocean waters off the coast are forecast to be 3 to 5 feet.

* AFFECTED AREAS: MIDDLESEX ... EASTERN MONMOUTH ... COASTAL OCEAN ... WESTERN MONMOUTH ... OCEAN ... SOUTHEASTERN BURLINGTON

Instructions:

A Coastal Flood Advisory means that minor tidal flooding is expected. Minor tidal flooding often results in some road closures. Usually, the most vulnerable roadways will flood. Do not leave your vehicle at a location that is prone to tidal flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flood waters. The water may be deeper than you think it is. You will be putting yourself in danger and your vehicle may be damaged, leading to costly repairs. Visit the Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service at water.weather.gov/ahps for additional water level and flood impact information for your local tide gauge.

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Address/Location
Maple Shade Township Police Department
200 N Stiles Ave
Maple Shade Township, NJ 08052

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 856-234-8300

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Alert Details

Severity:
Minor - Minimal to no known threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Coastal Flood Advisory

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