Dover, DE

1:52 PM EST on January 23, 2017 (GMT -0500)
St. Jones Commons (Sunde) | | Change Station

Elev 39 ft 39.13 °N, 75.51 °W | Updated 19 seconds ago

Rain
Rain Mist
41.9 °F
Feels Like 33 °F
N
20.0
Wind Variable Wind from ENE
Gusts 23.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.41 in
Visibility 3.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 1300 ft
Overcast 1800 ft
Windchill 33 °F
Dew Point 41 °F
Humidity 96%
Rainfall 0.11 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:15 AM 5:12 PM
Waning Crescent, 17% visible
SPECI KDOV 231838Z AUTO 03014G29KT 350V070 3SM RA BR BKN013 OVC018 06/06 A2941 RMK AO2 RAE1758UPB1758E01RAB01E11UPB11E12RAB12E25UPB25E34RAB34 BKN V OVC PRESFR $
Pressure 29.41 in
Visibility 3.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 1300 ft
Overcast 1800 ft
Windchill 33 °F
Dew Point 41 °F
Humidity 96%
Rainfall 0.11 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:15 AM 5:12 PM
Waning Crescent, 17% visible
SPECI KDOV 231838Z AUTO 03014G29KT 350V070 3SM RA BR BKN013 OVC018 06/06 A2941 RMK AO2 RAE1758UPB1758E01RAB01E11UPB11E12RAB12E25UPB25E34RAB34 BKN V OVC PRESFR $

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Coastal Flood Warning, Coastal Flood Advisory
Issued: 12:15 PM EST Jan. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Coastal Flood Advisory now in effect until 2 PM EST this
afternoon...
... Coastal Flood Warning in effect from 2 PM this afternoon
through 11 am EST Tuesday morning...

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a coastal
Flood Warning... which is in effect from 2 PM this afternoon to
11 am EST Tuesday morning.

* Location... southern New Jersey and Delaware coastal areas as
well as lower delware Bay communities.

* Coastal flooding... areas of moderate flooding is anticipated with
the high tide late this afternoon into this evening and once again
on Tuesday morning.

* Timing... high tide on the oceanfront occurs between 4:45 PM and
5:45 PM this afternoon and between 5:10 am and 6:10 am Tuesday
morning. High tide on lower delware Bay occurs later than the
high tide on the oceanfront.

* Surge... around 3 to 4 feet above the astronomical tide late this
afternoon and evening and again Tuesday morning. Highest tidal
anomalies on lower Delaware Bay are expected to be on the
Delaware side.

* Waves... wave heights in the nearshore waters are forecast to
build to 12 to 18 feet and up to 20 feet this evening. Waves on
the lower delware Bay will build to 7 feet.

* Impacts... numerous roadways will flood and minor to moderate
property damage is likely late this afternoon and evening and once
again Tuesday morning. Tidal flooding may be compounded by heavy
rain. Also... the combination of very strong onshore winds and
battering waves will lead to significant beach erosion.

* Outlook... with winds becoming offshore on Tuesday, tidal
departures will diminish during the day on Tuesday decreasing the
threat of tidal flooding Tuesday afternoon and evening.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A coastal Flood Warning means that flooding is expected. Coastal
residents in the warned area should be alert for rising water... and
take appropriate action to protect life and property.

Do not leave your vehicle at a location that is prone to tidal
flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flood waters. The
water may be deeper than you think it is. You will be putting
yourself in danger and your vehicle may be damaged... leading to
costly repairs.

For a list of the impact of different tide heights in your County
please go to www.Weather.Gov/phi/tides


Forecast time of predicted
location high Tide Water level

Cape May 4:54 PM Mon 7.5 to 8.0 feet MLLW
New Jersey 5:24 am Tue 7.5 to 8.0 feet MLLW
(oceanfront)

Lewes 5:30 PM Mon 7.0 to 7.5 feet MLLW
Delaware 6:02 am Tue 7.0 to 7.5 feet MLLW
(delaware bay)

Rehoboth Beach 4:24 PM Mon 7.0 to 7.5 feet MLLW
Delaware 5:01 am Tue 7.0 to 7.5 feet MLLW
(oceanfront)





High Wind Warning
Issued: 10:34 AM EST Jan. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High Wind Warning in effect until 4 PM EST this afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a High
Wind Warning... which is in effect until 4 PM EST this afternoon.
The Wind Advisory is no longer in effect.

* Locations... marylands Eastern Shore... Delaware and a portion of
southwest New Jersey.

* Winds... east northeast 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

* Timing... the strongest winds are expected to occur now through
mid afternoon.

* Wind impacts... strong winds may blow down limbs... trees... and
power lines. Isolated to scattered power outages are possible.

* Situational awareness... strongest wind gusts as of 10 am have
exceeded 50 mph in parts of this upgraded warning area.

* Outlook... Wind Advisory criteria wind gusts of 45 to 50 mph are
expected late this afternoon and early tonight after the
strongest winds have occurred prior to 4 PM.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts
of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.






Storm Warning
Issued: 10:26 AM EST Jan. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Storm Warning in effect until 6 PM EST this evening...

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a Storm
Warning... which is in effect until 6 PM EST this evening. The
Gale Warning is no longer in effect.

* Location... the coastal ocean waters of southern New Jersey and
Delaware and Delaware Bay.

* Winds... northeast 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 50 kt.

* Seas... 3 to 6 feet... highest seas across lower Delaware Bay.

* Timing... the strongest winds are expected during the day
today. Winds will decrease from south to north later this
evening.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Storm Warning means winds of 48 to 63 knots are imminent or
occurring. Recreational boaters should remain in port... or take
shelter until winds and waves subside. Commercial vessels should
prepare for very strong winds and dangerous sea conditions... and
consider remaining in port or taking shelter in port until winds
and waves subside.