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"Winter Storm Watch" ...Winter Storm Watch in effect from late Tuesday night through late Wednesday night... * what...heavy wet snow possible. Total wet snow accumulations of 4 to 9 inches, with locally higher amounts possible. * Where...Long Island and southern Connecticut. * When...from late Tuesday night through late Wednesday night. * Additional details...plan on difficult travel conditions, including during the evening commute on Wednesday. Tree branches could fall. Significant reductions in visibility are possible. A combination of the heavy wet snow and wind gusts of 25 to 40 mph could bring down tree limbs and power lines, creating power outages. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts. Maloit , "Coastal Flood Statement" * locations...vulnerable locales along western Long Island Sound. * Tidal departure...1 to 1 1/2 ft above astronomical tides Tuesday night, and 2 to 2 1/2 ft on Wednesday. * Timing...minor coastal flooding during Tuesday night high tide cycle, with minor coastal flooding likely for Wednesday high tide cycle. * Coastal flood impacts...around 1 ft of inundation above ground level in low lying, vulnerable areas during the Tuesday night high tide cycle. For the Wednesday high tide cycle, 1 to 2 feet of inundation is likely. Some roads and low lying property including parking lots, Parks, lawns and homes/businesses with basements near the Waterfront will experience shallow flooding. * Shoreline impacts...breaking waves of 2 to 4 ft along the north and east facing shorelines will result in beach erosion with only minor damage possible to shoreline structures. Time of high total tides are approximate to the nearest hour. Bridgeport CT MLLW categories - minor 8.9 ft, moderate 10.4 ft, major 11.4 ft mhhw categories - minor 1.6 ft, moderate 3.1 ft, major 4.1 ft total total departure day/time tide tide from norm waves flood ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact -------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------- 20/02 am 7.5/ 8.0 0.2/ 0.7 -0.2/ 0.3 1 none 20/02 PM 7.4/ 7.9 0.1/ 0.6 0.2/ 0.8 1 none 21/02 am 8.6/ 9.1 1.3/ 1.8 1.0/ 1.5 2-3 minor 21/03 PM 9.0/ 9.5 1.7/ 2.2 2.0/ 2.5 1-3 minor Stamford CT MLLW categories - minor 9.4 ft, moderate 11.0 ft, major 12.4 ft mhhw categories - minor 1.5 ft, moderate 3.1 ft, major 4.5 ft total total departure day/time tide tide from norm waves flood ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact -------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------- 20/02 am 8.0/ 8.5 0.1/ 0.6 -0.2/ 0.3 1 none 20/02 PM 7.8/ 8.4 0.0/ 0.5 0.2/ 0.8 1 none 21/02 am 9.3/ 9.8 1.4/ 1.9 1.2/ 1.7 2-3 minor 21/03 PM 9.6/10.1 1.7/ 2.2 2.2/ 2.7 1-3 minor New Haven CT MLLW categories - minor 8.6 ft, moderate 9.2 ft, major 10.5 ft mhhw categories - minor 1.9 ft, moderate 2.5 ft, major 3.8 ft total total departure day/time tide tide from norm waves flood ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact -------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------- 20/02 am 6.8/ 7.3 0.1/ 0.6 -0.2/ 0.3 1 none 20/02 PM 6.8/ 7.3 0.1/ 0.6 0.2/ 0.8 1 none 21/02 am 7.8/ 8.4 1.2/ 1.7 1.0/ 1.5 1-2 none 21/03 PM 8.3/ 8.8 1.6/ 2.0 2.0/ 2.5 1-2 minor Kings Point NY MLLW categories - minor 10.0 ft, moderate 10.5 ft, major 13.0 ft mhhw categories - minor 2.2 ft, moderate 2.7 ft, major 5.2 ft total total departure day/time tide tide from norm waves flood ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact -------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------- 20/01 am 8.2/ 8.7 0.4/ 0.9 -0.2/ 0.3 1 none 20/02 PM 8.2/ 8.7 0.4/ 0.9 0.2/ 0.8 1 none 21/02 am 9.4/ 9.9 1.6/ 2.0 1.0/ 1.5 2-3 minor 21/03 PM 9.7/10.2 1.9/ 2.3 2.0/ 2.5 2-4 minor Old Field NY MLLW categories - minor 9.2 ft, moderate 10.2 ft, major 12.2 ft mhhw categories - minor 1.9 ft, moderate 2.9 ft, major 4.9 ft total total departure day/time tide tide from norm waves flood ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact -------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------- 20/02 am 7.4/ 7.9 0.1/ 0.6 -0.2/ 0.3 1 none 20/02 PM 7.4/ 7.9 0.1/ 0.6 0.2/ 0.8 1 none 21/02 am 8.7/ 9.2 1.4/ 1.9 1.2/ 1.7 2-3 minor 21/03 PM 9.3/ 9.8 2.0/ 2.5 2.3/ 2.8 2-4 minor Glen Cove NY MLLW categories - minor 10.1 ft, moderate 11.1 ft, major 13.1 ft mhhw categories - minor 2.2 ft, moderate 3.2 ft, major 5.2 ft total total departure day/time tide tide from norm waves flood ft MLLW ft mhhw ft ft impact -------- --------- --------- --------- ------- -------- 20/02 am 8.4/ 8.9 0.5/ 1.0 -0.2/ 0.3 1 none 20/02 PM 8.3/ 8.8 0.4/ 0.9 0.2/ 0.8 1 none 21/02 am 9.4/ 9.9 1.5/ 2.0 0.8/ 1.3 2-3 minor 21/03 PM 9.8/10.3 1.9/ 2.3 1.9/ 2.3 2-4 minor -- Monday Mar.19 18,08:04 PM

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