Coastal Flood Watch

From the NWS in Eureka:

Event: Coastal Flood Watch
Alert:
…COASTAL FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EUREKA HAS ISSUED A COASTAL FLOOD
WATCH…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* TIMING: HIGH TIDE COMBINED WITH A STORM SURGE FROM SOUTHERLY
WINDS IS EXPECTED TO CAUSE COASTAL FLOODING LATE TUESDAY NIGHT
INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS: ELEVATED TIDES DUE TO STORM SURGE MAY PRODUCE SOME MINOR
COASTAL FLOODING IN KING SALMON AND OTHER LOW LYING AREAS
AROUND HUMBOLDT BAY.

* LONG TERM: ADDITIONAL COASTAL FLOODING IS POSSIBLE AROUND HIGH
TIDE THURSDAY MORNING AND FRIDAY MORNING. ASTRONOMICAL TIDES
CONTINUE TO RISE AND SOUTHERLY WINDS REMAIN ELEVATED.
Instructions: A COASTAL FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS FAVORABLE FOR FLOODING ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP. COASTAL RESIDENTS SHOULD BE ALERT FOR LATER STATEMENTS OR WARNINGS…AND TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT PROPERTY.
Target Area:
Redwood Coast

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