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Coastal Flood Advisory in New Hanover County, North Carolina
Issued by the National Weather Service and archived by Claims Pages
New Hanover County North Carolina Urgency: Expected Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely
Active Timeframe
5/14/2022 2:29:00 AM until 5/14/2022 12:00:00 PM   EXPIRED
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.
Alert Summary
COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING TO NOON EDT TODAY... * WHAT...Up to one half foot of inundation above ground level expected in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways. * WHERE...The lower Cape Fear River including downtown Wilmington. * WHEN...From 7 AM this morning to noon EDT today. * IMPACTS...The lowest portions of USS North Carolina Road and Battleship Road begin to observe minor coastal flooding. Water begins to spread out of storm drains onto Water Street just south of Market Street in downtown Wilmington. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Affected areas listed are based on average tide conditions. Additional locations may experience flooding during periods of heavy rainfall, high winds, or other factors. Time of high total tides are approximate to the nearest hour. Cape Fear River at Wilmington MLLW Categories - Minor 5.5 ft, Moderate 6.8 ft, Major 10.0 ft MHHW Categories - Minor 0.8 ft, Moderate 2.1 ft, Major 5.3 ft Total Total Departure Day/Time Tide Tide from Norm Waves Flood ft MLLW ft MHHW ft ft Impact -------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------- 14/09 AM 5.6 0.9 1.3 N/A Minor 14/09 PM 6.3 1.6 1.2 N/A Minor 15/09 AM 5.5 0.8 1.2 N/A Minor 15/10 PM 6.5 1.8 1.2 N/A Minor 16/10 AM 5.5 0.8 1.2 N/A Minor 16/11 PM 6.7 2.0 1.3 N/A Minor &&