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Coastal Flood Advisory

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
635 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016


DCZ001-VAZ054-060645-
/O.EXT.KLWX.CF.Y.0024.000000T0000Z-160507T0400Z/
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-
635 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT FRIDAY
NIGHT...

* TIDAL ANOMALY...AROUND ONE AND A HALF FEET ABOVE NORMAL.

* TIMING...AROUND EACH HIGH TIDE THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING. WATER
  LEVELS WILL REMAIN ELEVATED...AND ADDITIONAL ADVISORIES ARE
  LIKELY THROUGH SATURDAY.

* EXPECTED IMPACTS...MINOR INUNDATION OF LOW-LYING AREAS...SUCH AS
  THE EASTERN END OF KING STREET IN ALEXANDRIA AND ALONG OHIO
  DRIVE IN THE DISTRICT.

HERE ARE THE TIMES OF THE NEXT THREE HIGH TIDES...
WASHINGTON CHANNEL...7:47 PM TONIGHT...AND 8:06 AM AND 8:41 PM
FRIDAY...
ALEXANDRIA...8:05 PM TONIGHT...AND 8:24 AM AND 8;59 PM FRIDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

&&

ALL TIDE HEIGHTS ARE RELATIVE TO MEAN LOWER LOW WATER.
TIME OF HIGH TOTAL TIDES ARE APPROXIMATE TO THE NEAREST HOUR.

$$



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