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Coastal Flood Advisory
MDZ021>023-011830-
/O.EXT.KAKQ.CF.Y.0019.000000T0000Z-161001T2300Z/
DORCHESTER-WICOMICO-SOMERSET-
623 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* LOCATION: MARYLAND EASTERN SHORE LOCATIONS ADJACENT TO THE CHESAPEAKE BAY
AND TIDAL RIVERS.

* TIMING: WITHIN A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF HIGH TIDE THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS: INUNDATION OF WATER IN AND NEAR LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS COULD LEAD
TO ROAD CLOSURES AND FLOODING OF PROPERTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS...WAVE ACTION AND / OR
TIDES WILL COMBINE TO CREATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE...AND NEAR
TIDAL RIVERS AND CREEKS. BE PREPARED FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF ROAD CLOSURES AND
MINOR FLOODING OF PROPERTIES. IF TRAVEL IS NECESSARY...DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE
THROUGH WATER OF UNKNOWN DEPTH.

&&

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ALL TIDE HEIGHTS ARE RELATIVE TO MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.
TIME OF THE HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.
TOTAL TIDE COMBINES ASTRO TIDE AND SURGE.
FLOOD CATEGORY BASED ON TOTAL TIDE.

CAMBRIDGE MD
MINOR 3.5 FT, MODERATE 4.0 FT, MAJOR 4.5 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
01/06 AM 3.4 2.0 1.4 1 MINOR
01/06 PM 3.4 2.1 1.3 1 MINOR
02/06 AM 3.3 2.1 1.2 1 MINOR
02/06 PM 3.1 2.1 1.0 1 NONE
03/06 AM 2.8 2.0 0.8 1 NONE

BISHOPS HEAD MD
MINOR 3.3 FT, MODERATE 3.8 FT, MAJOR 4.3 FT

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
01/03 PM 3.6 2.3 1.3 1 MINOR
02/03 AM 3.4 2.2 1.2 1 MINOR
02/03 PM 3.3 2.3 1.0 1 MINOR
03/04 AM 2.9 2.1 0.8 1 NONE
03/04 PM 2.9 2.2 0.7 1 NONE

SAXIS VA

TOTAL ASTRO
DAY/TIME TIDE TIDE SURGE WAVES FLOOD
/FT/ /FT/ /FT/ /FT/ CATEGORY
---------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ----------
01/01 PM 4.2 2.8 1.4 1
02/01 AM 3.8 2.6 1.2 1
02/02 PM 3.9 2.8 1.1 1
03/02 AM 3.5 2.5 1.0 1
03/03 PM 3.6 2.8 0.8 1

$$

Flood Warning
MDC039-045-047-VAC001-011300-
/O.CON.KAKQ.FA.W.0024.000000T0000Z-161001T1300Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
WORCESTER MD-SOMERSET MD-WICOMICO MD-ACCOMACK VA-
415 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 AM EDT FOR
WORCESTER...EASTERN SOMERSET...SOUTHEASTERN WICOMICO AND NORTHERN
ACCOMACK COUNTIES...

AT 401 AM EDT...EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS CONTINUE TO REPORT
FLOODING ALONG THE POCOMOKE RIVER...NASSAWANGO CREEK AND THEIR
TRIBUTARIES. BOTH OF THE STREAMS AT WILLARDS ON THE POCOMOKE RIVER
AND AT THE GAGE NEAR MILLVILLE ON NASSAWANGO CREEK HAVE CRESTED.

AS THESE CREST MOVE DOWNSTREAM...ADDITIONAL FLOODING IS LIKELY...
ESPECIALLY IN SNOW HILL AS THE LEVEL THERE CONTINUES ON A SLOW RISE.
MOTORIST ARE ADVISED TO AVOID USING HIGHWAY 12 BETWEEN SNOW HILL AND
SALISBURY AS THE HIGH WATER HAS FORCED PORTIONS OF THE ROAD TO BE
CLOSED.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
POCOMOKE CITY...SNOW HILL...NEWARK...WEST POCOMOKE...PITTSVILLE...
WILLARDS...SHELLTOWN...BEAVER DAM...MOUNT WESLEY...REHOBETH...
WHITESBURG...WHALEYVILLE...COKESBURY...WHITON...POWELLVILLE...
LONGRIDGE...GOODWILL AND EDEN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. ALL
INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS IMMEDIATELY.

&&

LAT...LON 3829 7525 3814 7535 3805 7552 3793 7556
3797 7573 3808 7569 3817 7559 3830 7565
3832 7541 3845 7538 3845 7523

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