Coastal Flood Advisory for Alexandria, Virginia

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Flooding in Old town alexandria, Virginia
1340132607_8890_roflbotA Coastal Flood Advisory is in effect from the National Weather Service for the metropolitan Washington area, including the City of Alexandria, Virginia from NOW until 2:00 PM TODAY – Wednesday, September 30.

A Coastal Flood Advisory is issued when minor or nuisance coastal flooding is occurring or imminent. Coastal Flood Advisories are issued for coastal areas along the Tidal Potomac River and areas along the Chesapeake Bay.

…COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS
ISSUED A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM
EDT THIS AFTERNOON.

* TIDAL ANOMALY…AROUND ONE FOOT ABOVE NORMAL.

* TIMING…AROUND TIME OF HIGH TIDE…WHICH WILL BE AT 10:32 AM AT
THE KING STREET DOCK.

* EXPECTED IMPACTS…MINOR LOW LYING SHORELINE INUNDATION

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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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