... Coastal Flood Advisory in effect...
* coastal flooding... higher than predicted tidal levels will lead to
coastal flooding of low-lying areas in the Florida Keys today.
* Timing... water levels of one to two feet above normal will persist
in the Florida Keys today... especially along portions of Florida
Bay... including Blackwater and Buttonwood sounds. Times of high
tide generally range from 300 PM to 500 PM this afternoon. Water
levels will not recede much between times of high tide along
portions of Florida Bay... including Blackwater and Buttonwood
* Impacts... the primary hazard will be flooding of the lowest
elevation streets. Some storm drains will overflow... and some
docks and seawalls will be over-topped.
* The meteorological events causing these higher than predicted tidal
levels are changing little. Subsequently... coastal flooding will
likely persist into early next week.
A coastal Flood Advisory indicates that tides will generate saltwater
flooding of low-lying areas. Do not drive through water of unknown
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Coastal Flood Advisory
Statement as of 5:41 AM EDT on October 04, 2015