Blizzard and Coastal Flood Warning Issued

National Weather Service Forecast Map as of 6PM EST, 2/7/2013

National Weather Service Forecast Map as of 6PM EST, 2/7/2013 showing Blizzard and Coastal Flood Warnings

 The National Weather Service has just doubled the snow forecast total to 10-14 inches now with whiteout conditions.High tides will be 2-4 feet above astronomical level, with possible flooding and beacxh erosion.

 from National Weather Serrvice:

BLIZZARDWARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM FRIDAY TO 1 PM EST SATURDAY

 

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON HAS ISSUED A BLIZZARD WARNING
 
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM FRIDAY TO 1 PM EST SATURDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.
LOCATIONS
 
NASSAU COUNTY ON LONG ISLAND.
HAZARD TYPES
 
HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS.
ACCUMULATIONS
 
SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 10 TO 14 INCHES
 
WITH LOCALIZED HIGHER AMOUNTS WITHIN DEVELOPING SNOW BANDS.
WINDS
 
NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.
TEMPERATURES
 
FALLING INTO THE 20S FRIDAY NIGHT.
VISIBILITIES
 
ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.
TIMING
 
THE STRONGEST WINDS AND HEAVIEST SNOW WILL OCCUR FRIDAY EVENING INTO SATURDAY MORNING.
IMPACTS
 
HEAVY SNOW AND WINDS WILL MAKE FOR DANGEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS WITH VISIBILITIES NEAR ZERO IN WHITE-OUT CONDITIONS. IN ADDITION
 
SOME TREE LIMBS WILL BE DOWNED
 
CAUSING SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
 
A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT CONDITIONS
 
MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL
 
HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET STRANDED
 
STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE.
 
 
 
 

Southern Nassau

Coastal Flood Warning in effect from 4PM EST FRI until 8PM EST FRI

 

 
 
COASTAL FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM TO 8 PM EST FRIDAY
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING
 
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM TO 8 PM EST FRIDAY.
LOCATIONS
 
ALONG SOUTHERN NASSAU COUNTY COAST.
TIDAL DEPARTURES
 
2 TO 4 FT ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL TIDES.
WAVE ACTION
 
9 TO 13 FT BREAKING WAVES ALONG THE OCEAN FACING BEACHES.
BEACH EROSION
 
SIGNIFICANT BEACH EROSION IS EXPECTED ALONG THE OCEAN FACING BEACHES.
TIMING
 
DURING THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE FRIDAY EVENING
 
BETWEEN 6 AND 8 PM.
IMPACTS
 
WIDESPREAD FLOODING OF VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS AND/OR BASEMENTS DUE TO HEIGHT OF STORM TIDE AND WAVE ACTION IS POSSIBLE. NUMEROUS ROAD CLOSURES MAY BE NEEDED. LIVES MAY BE AT RISK FOR PEOPLE WHO PUT THEMSELVES IN HARM/S WAY. ISOLATED WASHOVERS AND STRUCTURAL DAMAGE MAY BE OBSERVED ALONG THE OCEAN FACING BEACHES. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
 
A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. COASTAL RESIDENTS IN THE WARNED AREA SHOULD BE ALERT FOR RISING WATER
 
AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY.
 
SOUTH SHORE BAYS WATER LEVELS FOR FRIDAY EVENING
 
COASTAL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TIME OF
 
 
 
FORECAST TOTAL
 
..FLOOD
 
.. LOCATION
 
 
 
 
 
..HIGH TIDE
 
..WATER LEVEL
 
 
 
.CATEGORY..
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(MLLW/NGVD)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
.. E ROCKAWAY INLET NY..220 AM
 
.7.1-7.6/
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
.MODERATE.. FREEPORT GAUGE NY
 
.214 AM
 
.5.9-6.4/
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
.MODERATE.. POINT LOOKOUT NY
 
..230 AM
 
.6.7-7.3/
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
.MODERATE..
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