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Coastal Flood Advisory, Coastal Flood Warning

Statement as of 2:25 PM EDT on May 20, 2018

Expires 6:00 PM EDT on May 20, 2018


... Coastal Flood Warning now in effect until 6 PM EDT this
evening...
... Coastal flood advisory in effect from 6 PM this evening to
6 PM EDT Monday...

The National Weather Service in Baltimore MD/Washington has
issued a coastal flood advisory, which is in effect from 6 PM
this evening to 6 PM EDT Monday.

* Locations... shoreline in the District of Columbia.

* Tidal departure... 1.5 to 2.5 feet above normal due to
freshwater.

* Timing... freshwater inundation will cause a prolonged period of
at least minor flooding with moderate flooding near times of
high tide through this evening, especially north of Hains Point.
Additional minor to moderate flooding is possible Monday. The
next high tide at Washington Channel will be at 1:31 am and at
1:43 PM Monday.

* 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. Water is expected to approach buildings near
King Street and Union street. Shoreline inundation is possible
elsewhere. To view inundation maps of potential flood extent
in and near Washington DC, visit
http://weather.Gov/Washington/potomacinundationmaps.



Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A coastal Flood Warning means that flooding is occurring or
imminent. Coastal residents in the warned area should be alert
for rising water, and take appropriate action to protect life and
property.

A coastal flood advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides
will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore.






Coastal Flood Advisory, Coastal Flood Warning

Statement as of 2:25 PM EDT on May 20, 2018

Expires 6:00 PM EDT on May 20, 2018


... Coastal Flood Warning now in effect until 6 PM EDT this
evening...
... Coastal flood advisory in effect from 6 PM this evening to
6 PM EDT Monday...

The National Weather Service in Baltimore MD/Washington has
issued a coastal flood advisory, which is in effect from 6 PM
this evening to 6 PM EDT Monday.

* Locations... shoreline in the District of Columbia.

* Tidal departure... 1.5 to 2.5 feet above normal due to
freshwater.

* Timing... freshwater inundation will cause a prolonged period of
at least minor flooding with moderate flooding near times of
high tide through this evening, especially north of Hains Point.
Additional minor to moderate flooding is possible Monday. The
next high tide at Washington Channel will be at 1:31 am and at
1:43 PM Monday.

* 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. Water is expected to approach buildings near
King Street and Union street. Shoreline inundation is possible
elsewhere. To view inundation maps of potential flood extent
in and near Washington DC, visit
http://weather.Gov/Washington/potomacinundationmaps.



Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A coastal Flood Warning means that flooding is occurring or
imminent. Coastal residents in the warned area should be alert
for rising water, and take appropriate action to protect life and
property.

A coastal flood advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides
will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore.






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Colorado -
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District of Columbia - Coastal Flood Advisory, Coastal Flood Warning
Florida - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch
Georgia - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Hawaii - Special Statement
Idaho - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch
Illinois - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Special Statement
Indiana - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flood Warning
Iowa - Flood Warning
Kansas - Areal Flood Warning
Kentucky - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Special Statement
Louisiana -
Maryland - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning
Michigan - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Frost Advisory
Mississippi - Severe Thunderstorm Watch
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Montana - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Record Report
Nebraska - Flood Warning
Nevada - Flash Flood Watch
New Mexico -
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North Dakota - Flood Warning
Ohio - Flood Warning
Oklahoma - Flood Warning
Oregon - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch
Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement , Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory
South Carolina - Special Statement
Tennessee - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement
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Vermont - Special Statement
Virgin Islands - Coastal Hazard Statement
Virginia - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Washington - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning
West Virginia - Flood Warning
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