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Highlands OEM-Winter Weather Advisory for March 3 – 4


What Has Changed?
✔ Coastal Flood Watch upgraded to Coastal Flood Warning.
✔ Wind advisory expanded to include the rest of the inland portions of coastal counties.


3.3.23 PM Final Briefing

✔ Widespread moderate, localized major, coastal flooding is anticipated to impact the
high tide early Saturday morning along the northern portions of Atlantic coastal New
Jersey. Minor, localized moderate, coastal flooding is anticipated to impact the high tide early
Saturday morning along southern portions of Atlantic coastal New Jersey, Delaware Bay, and
tidal Delaware River. Spotty minor coastal flooding is possible in the Eastern Shore of
Maryland along the Chesapeake Bay and along the Atlantic coast of Delaware.

✔ Precipitation is expected to begin from southwest to northeast this afternoon and then
continue through early Saturday morning. Precipitation is expected to be mostly rain south of
the I-80 corridor though a wintry mix is expected this evening in the I-78 corridor. The wintry
mix in the I-78 corridor will change back over to rain by tonight. In the I-80 corridor, a wintry
mix is expected throughout with predominately snow/sleet this afternoon and evening
becoming freezing rain later tonight. Snow/sleet amounts are expected to be 1-2 inches or

✔ Rainfall totals of 1-1.5 inches could lead to poor drainage/urban type flooding.

✔ Winds along the Delaware and New Jersey Atlantic Ocean coast are expected to gust 40-50
mph, with localized 60 mph possible on the immediate coast. Inland areas are expected to
gust 30-40 mph. Wind gusts of 45 mph or greater could continue during the day Saturday.

✔ Gale force winds are expected across all Atlantic coastal waters and Delaware Bay Friday
evening into Friday night. Seas building to 7-11 feet.

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