Wildwood Weekend Coastal Storm 5/7 – 5/8

STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT SUNDAY… …GALE WARNING IS CANCELLED… WHAT…Northeast wind increasing to 30 to 35 knots with gusts up to 50 knots. Waves building to 10 to 15 feet. WHERE…The Atlantic coastal waters from Great Egg Inlet to Cape May, New Jersey. WHEN…Until 6:00 AM Sunday. IMPACTS…Very strong winds will cause hazardous seas which could capsize or damage vessels and reduce the visibility.

COASTAL FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 AM EDT SUNDAY… WHAT…One to two feet of inundation above ground level expected in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways. WHERE…In New Jersey, Ocean, Atlantic, Cape May, Atlantic Coastal Cape May, Coastal Atlantic, Coastal Ocean and Southeastern Burlington. In Delaware, Inland Sussex and Delaware Beaches. WHEN…From 11 PM this evening to 7 AM EDT Sunday. IMPACTS…At this level, widespread roadway flooding occurs in coastal and bayside communities and along inland tidal waterways. Many roads become impassable. Some damage to vulnerable structures may begin to occur.

..HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT SUNDAY… WHAT…Northeast wind increasing to 25 to 30 mph with gusts up to 60 mph. WHERE…The coastal communities of New Jersey. WHEN…Until 5:00 AM Sunday. IMPACTS…Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles

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