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Full Alert Text:

The National Weather Service (NWS) has extended the Coastal Flood Advisory for the District of Columbia until 1 AM Friday, October 12, 2018.

Location: Shoreline in the District of Columbia.

Tidal Departure: Around 1 to 1.5 feet above normal.

Timing: Around the time of high tide. High tides at Washington Channel are at 10:17 AM this morning and 10:34 PM this evening.

Impacts: Shoreline inundation is expected along portions of the seawall adjacent to Ohio Drive and the Hains Point Loop Road, and near the Tidal Basin. Minor shoreline inundation up to one foot above ground is possible elsewhere.

Precautionary / Preparedness Actions: A Coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore.

Many alerts regard violent crime. Do not take action, instead call 911 with the event number if listed.

Originally recorded:

October 11, 2018 - 3:56 AM


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