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Coastal Flood Advisory
Issued: 1:59 PM EDT Jun. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Coastal flood advisory in effect from 9 PM this evening to
4 am EDT Sunday...

The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a coastal
flood advisory, which is in effect from 9 PM this evening to 4 am
EDT Sunday.

* Location... Chesapeake Bay side of the lower Maryland Eastern Shore.

* Timing... a few hours on either side of high tide this evening.

* Coastal flood impacts... shallow flooding is expected in the
most vulnerable locations near the Waterfront and shoreline
resulting in a low threat of property damage. Expect up to one
foot of water above ground level in low lying, vulnerable areas. Some
roads and low lying property including parking lots, Parks and
lawns near the Waterfront will experience shallow flooding


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A coastal flood advisory means 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.


Time of high total tides are approximate to the nearest hour.

Cambridge MD
MLLW categories - minor 3.5 ft, moderate 4.0 ft, major 4.5 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.5 ft, moderate 2.0 ft, major 2.5 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
23/01 PM 2.8 0.8 1.1 1 none
24/02 am 3.3 1.3 1.1 1 none
24/02 PM 2.4 0.4 0.7 1 none
25/03 am 2.9 0.9 0.6 1 none
25/03 PM 2.0 0.0 0.3 2 none
26/04 am 2.5 0.5 0.2 1 none

Bishops Head MD
MLLW categories - minor 3.3 ft, moderate 3.8 ft, major 4.3 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.2 ft, moderate 1.7 ft, major 2.2 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
23/11 PM 3.5 1.4 1.2 1 minor
24/12 PM 2.7 0.6 0.8 1 none
25/12 am 2.9 0.8 0.6 1 none
25/01 PM 2.3 0.2 0.4 2 none
26/01 am 2.7 0.6 0.4 2 none

Saxis VA

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
23/10 PM 3.6 1.1 1.0 1-2
24/10 am 2.7 0.2 0.7 1
24/11 PM 3.1 0.6 0.5 1
25/11 am 2.4 -0.1 0.4 1-2
25/11 PM 2.9 0.4 0.3 1




Special Statement
Issued: 9:03 PM EDT Jun. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... A thunderstorm with heavy rain will affect central Dorchester
County...

At 903 PM EDT, a thunderstorm with heavy rain was located 13 miles
southeast of Taylors Island, moving east at 25 mph.

Rainfall amounts of up to 1 inch are possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Crocheron, Andrews, Wingate, Hoopersville and Elliott.

Motorists should use extra caution in the vicinity of this storm. Be
prepared for rapid changes in weather and Road conditions. Heavy rain
could cause ponding of water on roads... and possible minor flooding
of ditches and poor drainage areas.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike more than 10 miles away from a thunderstorm.
Seek a safe shelter inside a building or vehicle.

Lat... Lon 3823 7597 3824 7597 3831 7602 3815 7603
      3826 7611 3827 7607 3829 7617 3829 7618
      3823 7613 3823 7614 3825 7618 3839 7623
      3831 7624 3831 7625 3832 7625 3840 7624
      3843 7585
time... Mot... loc 0103z 278deg 19kt 3830 7616


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Coastal Flood Advisory
Issued: 1:59 PM EDT Jun. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Coastal flood advisory in effect from 9 PM this evening to
4 am EDT Sunday...

The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a coastal
flood advisory, which is in effect from 9 PM this evening to 4 am
EDT Sunday.

* Location... Chesapeake Bay side of the lower Maryland Eastern Shore.

* Timing... a few hours on either side of high tide this evening.

* Coastal flood impacts... shallow flooding is expected in the
most vulnerable locations near the Waterfront and shoreline
resulting in a low threat of property damage. Expect up to one
foot of water above ground level in low lying, vulnerable areas. Some
roads and low lying property including parking lots, Parks and
lawns near the Waterfront will experience shallow flooding


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A coastal flood advisory means 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.


Time of high total tides are approximate to the nearest hour.

Cambridge MD
MLLW categories - minor 3.5 ft, moderate 4.0 ft, major 4.5 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.5 ft, moderate 2.0 ft, major 2.5 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
23/01 PM 2.8 0.8 1.1 1 none
24/02 am 3.3 1.3 1.1 1 none
24/02 PM 2.4 0.4 0.7 1 none
25/03 am 2.9 0.9 0.6 1 none
25/03 PM 2.0 0.0 0.3 2 none
26/04 am 2.5 0.5 0.2 1 none

Bishops Head MD
MLLW categories - minor 3.3 ft, moderate 3.8 ft, major 4.3 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.2 ft, moderate 1.7 ft, major 2.2 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
23/11 PM 3.5 1.4 1.2 1 minor
24/12 PM 2.7 0.6 0.8 1 none
25/12 am 2.9 0.8 0.6 1 none
25/01 PM 2.3 0.2 0.4 2 none
26/01 am 2.7 0.6 0.4 2 none

Saxis VA

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm waves flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
23/10 PM 3.6 1.1 1.0 1-2
24/10 am 2.7 0.2 0.7 1
24/11 PM 3.1 0.6 0.5 1
25/11 am 2.4 -0.1 0.4 1-2
25/11 PM 2.9 0.4 0.3 1