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Special Weather Statement
Issued: 12:44 PM Apr. 23, 2024 – National Weather Service
...INCREASED FIRE DANGER THIS AFTERNOON...

The combination of relative humidity values between 30 and 35
percent, south to southwest winds gusting up to 20 mph and low
fuel moistures values will increase the potential for wildfires to
spread quickly this afternoon.

Residents are urged to exercise caution handling any potential
ignition source...including machinery... cigarettes...and matches.
Be sure to properly discard all smoking materials. Any dry grasses
and tree litter that ignite will have the potential to spread
quickly.

Coastal Flood Advisory
Issued: 8:47 AM Apr. 23, 2024 – National Weather Service
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 8 AM
EDT WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Up to one foot of inundation above ground level expected
in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways.

* WHERE...Dorchester, Wicomico and Somerset Counties.

* WHEN...From midnight tonight to 8 AM EDT Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Shallow flooding is expected in the most vulnerable
locations near the waterfront and shoreline resulting in a low
threat of property damage. Expect up to one foot of water above
ground level in low lying, vulnerable areas. Some roads and low
lying property including parking lots, parks and lawns near the
waterfront will experience shallow flooding.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If travel is required, allow extra time as some roads may be
closed. Do not drive around barricades or through water of
unknown depth. Take the necessary actions to protect flood-prone
property.

&&

Time of high total tides are approximate to the nearest hour.

CAMBRIDGE MD
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 3.5 FT, MODERATE 4.0 FT, MAJOR 4.5 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.5 FT, MODERATE 2.0 FT, MAJOR 2.5 FT

TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
23/04 AM     3.0        1.0        1.0        1       NONE
23/05 PM     2.5        0.5        0.9        1       NONE
24/06 AM     3.6        1.6        1.6        1      MINOR
24/05 PM     2.7        0.7        1.1        1       NONE
25/06 AM     2.7        0.7        0.6        1       NONE
25/06 PM     2.2        0.2        0.7        1       NONE

BISHOPS HEAD MD
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 3.2 FT, MODERATE 3.7 FT, MAJOR 4.2 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.1 FT, MODERATE 1.6 FT, MAJOR 2.1 FT

TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
23/02 PM     2.6        0.5        0.9       1-2      NONE
24/02 AM     3.4        1.3        1.3        3      MINOR
24/02 PM     2.8        0.7        1.2       1-2      NONE
25/03 AM     2.8        0.7        0.7       1-2      NONE
25/03 PM     2.4        0.3        0.7        1       NONE

CRISFIELD MD
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 3.5 FT, MODERATE 4.0 FT, MAJOR 5.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.3 FT, MODERATE 1.8 FT, MAJOR 2.8 FT

TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
23/12 PM     2.5        0.3        0.9        1       NONE
24/02 AM     3.3        1.1        1.2        1       NONE
24/01 PM     2.8        0.6        1.1        1       NONE
25/02 AM     2.9        0.7        0.7        1       NONE
25/02 PM     2.5        0.3        0.8        1       NONE
26/02 AM     3.1        0.9        0.9        1       NONE

&&

Small Craft Advisory
Issued: 7:29 AM Apr. 23, 2024 – National Weather Service
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 2 PM EDT
WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Southwest winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt
expected.

* WHERE...Tidal Potomac River from Key Bridge to Smith Point VA,
and Chesapeake Bay and adjoining estuaries north of Smith
Point VA.

* WHEN...From noon today to 2 PM EDT Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

&&

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