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-
458 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS
EVENING TO 2 AM EDT SATURDAY...
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM SATURDAY TO 3 AM
EDT SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL FLOOD
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM SATURDAY TO 3 AM EDT
SUNDAY. THE COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY FOR THIS EVENING REMAINS IN
EFFECT.

* LOCATIONS...SHORELINES ALONG WESTERN LONG ISLAND SOUND.

* TIDAL DEPARTURES...1 TO 1 1/2 FEET ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL TIDE
HEIGHTS.

* TIMING...AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE BETWEEN 10 PM AND 2 AM
TONIGHT.

* 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.

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/MHHW)...................

KINGS POINT NY.....1147 PM.......10.4-10.8/2.6-3.0.....MODERATE..
STAMFORD CT........1155 PM.......10.2-10.7.............MINOR.....
BRIDGEPORT CT......1152 PM....... 9.7-10.1.............MINOR.....
NEW HAVEN CT.......1151 PM....... 8.5- 8.9.............MINOR.....
GLEN COVE NY.......1125 PM.......10.4-10.8.............MINOR.....
OLD FIELD NY.......1153 PM....... 9.3- 9.7.............MINOR.....

...L.I. SOUND WATER LEVELS FOR SAT NIGHT...

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

KINGS POINT NY.....1239 AM.......10.0-10.4/2.2-2.6.....MINOR....
STAMFORD CT........1245 AM....... 9.5- 9.9.............MINOR....
BRIDGEPORT CT......1242 AM....... 9.0- 9.4.............MINOR....
NEW HAVEN CT.......1239 AM....... 8.1- 8.5.............NONE.....
GLEN COVE NY.......1249 AM.......10.3-10.7.............MINOR....
OLD FIELD NY.......1244 AM....... 9.3- 9.7.............MINOR....

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Coastal Flood Statement

The following areas are affected:

  • Middlesex
  • New London

SOUTHERN MIDDLESEX-SOUTHERN NEW LONDON-NEW YORK (MANHATTAN)-BRONX-
NORTHEASTERN SUFFOLK-SOUTHEASTERN SUFFOLK-NORTHERN QUEENS-
458 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING POSSIBLE...

* LOCATIONS...MANHATTAN.

* TIDAL DEPARTURES...1 TO 1 1/2 FEET ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL TIDE
HEIGHTS.

* TIMING...AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE TONIGHT BETWEEN 8 PM AND
2 AM.

* IMPACTS...BRIEF MINOR FLOODING OF SOME ROADS AND HIGHWAYS NEAR
SHORELINES. THERE IS NO SIGNIFICANT THREAT TO LIFE...AND ANY
IMPACT ON PROPERTY IS MINIMAL.

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