Georgetown, DE

4:48 AM EST on November 17, 2019 (GMT -0500)
Swain Acres | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Coastal Flood Warning

Elev 39 ft 38.69 °N, 75.40 °W | Updated 1 minute ago

Light Rain
Light Rain
37 °F
Feels Like 32 °F
N
6.9
Wind Variable Wind from NNE
Gusts 15.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 30.23 in
Visibility 8.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 1600 ft
Overcast 2600 ft
Windchill 32 °F
Dew Point 34 °F
Humidity 87%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:45 AM 4:46 PM
Waning Gibbous, 76% visible
METAR KGED 170854Z AUTO 03013G19KT 8SM -RA BKN016 OVC026 03/01 A3023 RMK AO2 SLP237 P0001 60003 T00330006 58013
Pressure 30.23 in
Visibility 8.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 1600 ft
Overcast 2600 ft
Windchill 32 °F
Dew Point 34 °F
Humidity 87%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:45 AM 4:46 PM
Waning Gibbous, 76% visible
METAR KGED 170854Z AUTO 03013G19KT 8SM -RA BKN016 OVC026 03/01 A3023 RMK AO2 SLP237 P0001 60003 T00330006 58013

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Coastal Flood Warning
Issued: 3:22 AM EST Nov. 17, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Coastal Flood Warning remains in effect from 8 am this morning
to 5 PM EST Monday...

* locations... tidal areas of Kent and Sussex counties in Delaware.

* Timing... from 8 am this morning to 5 PM EST Monday.

* Coastal flood impacts... one to two feet of inundation above
ground level is possible in low-lying areas near shorelines and
tidal waterways. Widespread flooding of roadways is expected
with many roads becoming impassable. Some damage to vulnerable
structures may occur.

* Waves... building to 7 to 13 feet on the ocean. Building to 3 to
6 feet on Delaware Bay.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A coastal Flood Warning means that moderate or major tidal
flooding is occurring or imminent. Be prepared for rising water
levels and take appropriate action to protect life and property.
Follow the recommendations of local emergency management
officials.

Do not drive your vehicle through flood waters. The water may be
deeper than you think it is. You will be putting yourself in
danger and your vehicle may be damaged, leading to costly
repairs.

Visit the advanced hydrologic prediction service at
water.Weather.Gov/ahps for additional water level and flood
impact information for your local tide gauge.


Time of high total tides are approximate to the nearest hour.

Murderkill river at Bowers Beach
MLLW categories - minor 6.6 ft, moderate 7.6 ft, major 8.6 ft
mhhw categories - minor 0.9 ft, moderate 1.9 ft, major 2.9 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- --------
17/02 am 5.2 -0.5 1.7 none
17/01 PM 7.5 1.8 1.9 minor
18/01 am 6.5 0.8 2.3 none
18/01 PM 7.8 2.1 2.3 moderate
19/02 am 5.8 0.1 1.6 none
19/02 PM 6.1 0.4 0.7 none

Delaware Bay at Lewes
MLLW categories - minor 6.0 ft, moderate 7.0 ft, major 8.0 ft
mhhw categories - minor 1.3 ft, moderate 2.3 ft, major 3.3 ft

             total total departure
day/time tide tide from norm flood
            ft MLLW ft mhhw ft impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- --------
17/12 PM 7.2 2.5 2.4 moderate
18/12 am 6.5 1.8 3.0 minor
18/01 PM 7.5 2.8 2.8 moderate
19/01 am 5.3 0.7 1.7 none
19/01 PM 5.2 0.5 0.7 none



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