Weather Alerts for Connecticut

Coastal Flood Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • New Haven
  • Fairfield

SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD-SOUTHERN NEW HAVEN-SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER-
NORTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-NORTHERN NASSAU-
423 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS
EVENING TO MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...

* LOCATIONS...COASTAL FAIRFIELD AND WESTCHESTER COUNTIES.

* TIDAL DEPARTURES...AROUND 1 FT ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL TIDES.

* TIMING...WIDESPREAD MINOR COASTAL FLOODING AROUND THE TIMES OF
HIGH TIDE BETWEEN 9 PM AND MIDNIGHT ON TONIGHT. ADDITIONAL
MINOR COASTAL FLOODING IS POSSIBLE AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH
TIDE FRIDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...MINOR FLOODING OF THE MOST VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS
AND/OR PROPERTIES DUE TO HEIGHT OF STORM TIDE OR WAVE
SPLASHOVER. MAJORITY OF ROADS REMAIN PASSABLE WITH ONLY
ISOLATED CLOSURES. THERE IS NO SIGNIFICANT THREAT TO LIFE AND
ANY IMPACT ON PROPERTY IS MINIMAL. THIS TYPE OF EVENT IS
COVERED BY A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY.

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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...L.I. SOUND WATER LEVELS FOR TONIGHT...

COASTAL............TIME OF......FORECAST TOTAL.......FLOOD.....
LOCATION...........HIGH TIDE.....WATER LEVEL.........CATEGORY..
.................................(MLLW/NGVD)...................

KINGS POINT NY.....1057 PM........10.0-10.6..........MINOR.....
STAMFORD CT........1104 PM.........9.8-10.4..........MINOR.....
BRIDGEPORT CT......1101 PM.........9.3-9.9...........MINOR.....
NEW HAVEN CT.......1100 PM.........8.5-9.1...........MINOR.....
GLEN COVE NY.......1035 PM........10.1-10.7..........MINOR.....
OLD FIELD NY.......1102 PM.........9.1-9.7...........MINOR.....

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