Coastal Storm: Friday, May 6 – Sunday, May 8

Coastal Storm: Friday, May 6 – Sunday, May 8

Highlands Emergency Management

For more information visit https://highlandsborough.org/departments/emergency-management/

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Briefing package: May 6, 2022 5 PM    May6toMay8CoastalStorm_Briefing3

Briefing package:  May 5, 2022 7 PM      May6toMay8CoastalStorm

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CURRENT EVENT SUMMARY 5-6-22 at 5 PM

 A late season coastal storm will bring coastal flooding, very windy conditions,
and heavy rain to the region.
 Minor to Moderate tidal flooding is forecast beginning with the Saturday night
high tide and continuing into at least Monday.
 Moderate tidal flooding is most likely from Fenwick Island DE to Barnegat Bay
NJ with the Saturday night high tide
 Back bays could have higher impacts and little, if any, breaks from the tidal
flooding in between tide cycles
 Very windy conditions could result in tree and power line damage throughout the
weekend.
 Gale to storm force conditions are expected on the waters.
 Widespread rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches are expected. This could result in
localized flooding. The flooding threat could increase if rain amounts are higher
than currently forecast.

For the latest forecast please visit www.weather.gov/phi