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Cranford Police Department
Wednesday August 10th, 2022 :: 03:42 p.m. EDT

Advisory

Coastal Flood Advisory until 12:00AM Friday

* WHAT...For the Coastal Flood Advisory, up to one and a half feet of inundation above ground level expected in vulnerable areas near the waterfront and shoreline. For the Coastal Flood Statement, up to a half foot of inundation above ground level expected in vulnerable areas near the waterfront and shoreline.

* WHERE...In New Jersey, Hudson, Eastern Essex and Eastern Union Counties. In New York, Richmond (Staten Island) and Kings (Brooklyn) Counties.

* WHEN...For the Coastal Flood Advisory, from 7 PM Thursday to midnight EDT Thursday night. For the Coastal Flood Statement, until 10 PM EDT this evening.

* IMPACTS...Brief and localized minor flooding of the more vulnerable locations near the waterfront and shoreline tonight. Minor flooding is expected in the most vulnerable locations near the waterfront and shoreline Thursday Night, with up to 1 1/2 feet of inundation above ground level in low lying, vulnerable areas. Some roads and low lying property including parking lots, parks, lawns and homes/businesses with basements near the waterfront will experience shallow flooding.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Additional minor flooding is possible Friday Night and Saturday Night.

* AFFECTED AREAS: HUDSON ... EASTERN ESSEX ... EASTERN UNION ... RICHMOND (STATEN IS.) ... KINGS (BROOKLYN)

Instructions:

If travel is required, allow extra time as some roads may be closed. Do not drive around barricades or through water of unknown depth. Take the necessary actions to protect flood-prone property.

Address/Location
Cranford Police Department
8 Springfield Ave
Cranford, NJ 07016

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 908-272-2222

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Alert Details

Severity:
Minor - Minimal to no known threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Coastal Flood Advisory

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