NORTH WILDWOOD – North Wildwood City officials are warning the public of tidal flooding, due to an approaching low pressure system that is forecast to occur Oct. 2 and Oct. 3. This weather event is a separate event from the approaching hurricane, and will impact North Wildwood within the next 48 hours. The high tide Friday will occur at approximately noon, then again around midnight Friday and Saturday after noon.
At 12:00 p.m., The National Weather Service announced the potential for record breaking tidal flooding to occur this Friday and Saturday, when tides could exceed 9 feet. By way of comparison, the highest tide measured during Super Storm Sandy was 8.9 feet. For more information, updates and weather reports, please visit ready.northwildwood.com or tune into 1640 AM – North Wildwood Emergency Radio. “Flooding is a major concern when you live in a coastal environment like North Wildwood, and our main priority as a City government is the safety of our residents and property owners,” said Mayor Patrick Rosenello. “With the anticipated weather report, residents are warned to take the necessary precautions to protect themselves and their properties,” said Mayor Rosenello. –