Expired: Coastal Flood Advisory for Inland New Hanover County Until Midnight

Written by on September 20, 2018 in Tropics

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
257 PM EDT Fri Sep 21 2018

…COASTAL FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT…

NCZ107-220400-
/O.NEW.KILM.CF.W.0005.180921T2100Z-180922T0400Z/
Inland New Hanover-
257 PM EDT Fri Sep 21 2018

…COASTAL FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT…

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a Coastal
Flood Warning, which is in effect until midnight EDT tonight.

* Location…Lower Cape Fear River including downtown Wilmington,
and portions of River Road in Wilmington.

* Coastal Flooding…The tide gage on the Lower Cape Fear River at
downtown Wilmington is expected to peak at around 7 ft Mean Lower
Low Water (MLLW).

* Timing…Moderate coastal flooding is expected for one hour
surrounding high tide at 8 PM. Minor coastal flooding will occur
during a two hour window both before and after the moderate
flooding time frame.

* Impacts…With water levels near 7 feet at the Wilmington
gage, expect up to 1.5 feet of water on Water Street in
downtown Wilmington south of Market Street. US 421 northbound
near the Battleship could begin to see water covering the
road. Roads in and near the state port could be affected. Low
spots on River Road and Highway 133 may be affected or become
briefly covered with water around high tide.

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.

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