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  • Coastal Flood Statement for Richmond (Staten Is.) County, New York
  • Coastal Flood Statement issued May 17 at 1:13AM EDT until May 17 at 3:00AM EDT by NWS
  • Effective: Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 1:13 a.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 3 a.m.
  • ...LOCALIZED MINOR COASTAL FLOODING ALONG WESTERN LONG ISLAND
    SOUND THROUGH 2 AM...
    * LOCATIONS...LOW LYING VULNERABLE AREAS ALONG WESTERN LONG
    ISLAND SOUND.
    * TIDAL DEPARTURES...UP TO 1 FT ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL TIDES.
    * TIMING...MINOR FLOODING OF THE MOST VULNERABLE LOW LYING AREAS
    DURING TIMES OF HIGH TIDE BETWEEN 1 AND 2 AM.
    * IMPACTS...MINOR FLOODING OF THE MOST VULNERABLE SHORE ROADS
    AND/OR BASEMENTS DUE TO HEIGHT OF STORM TIDE. THERE IS NO
    SIGNIFICANT THREAT TO LIFE AND ANY IMPACT ON PROPERTY IS
    MINIMAL.