Suffolk County OEM Advisory & Nat. Weather Service Forecast 16-17DEC20

December 16, 2020 – 9:30 AM OEM ADVISORY # 38 COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE

National Weather Service New York NY
Tue Dec 16 2020 – Northwestern Suffolk County

…COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM WEDNESDAY TO 2 AM EST THURSDAY…

* WHAT…Up to one foot of inundation above ground level expected in vulnerable areas near the waterfront and shoreline.

* WHERE…Northwestern Suffolk County
* WHEN…From 11 PM Wednesday to 2 AM EST Thursday.

* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS…Minor to locally moderate flooding is expected in the most vulnerable locations near the waterfront and shoreline. Expect 1 to locally 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.

* SHORELINE IMPACTS…Breaking waves will result in beach erosion locally moderate flooding due to splash over sea walls and bulkheads, with minor damage possible to shoreline structures.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Localized minor flooding is possible with the Thursday morning high tide.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, PLEASE REFER TO THE LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE AT

https://www.weather.gov/okx/

102 EAST AVENUE YAPHANK, NEW YORK 11980

COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE: (631) 852-4854
FIRE MARSHAL’S OFFICE: (631) 852-4855
EMERGENCY MGMT OFFICE: (631) 852-4900
COMM. CENTER (24-HOUR): (631) 852-4815 FAX: (631) 852-4861

Or 911

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