NOAA-NWS-ALERTS-DE125F5DC16D48.TropicalStormWarning.125F5DC2A370DE.PHITCVPHI.9dc903efe4831ed80d9d6f8b68ffb027 w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov 2020-08-04T11:06:00-04:00 Actual Alert Public Alert for Delaware Beaches (Delaware) Issued by the National Weather Service Met Tropical Storm Warning Expected Severe Likely SAME TRW 2020-08-04T11:06:00-04:00 2020-08-04T19:00:00-04:00 NWS Philadelphia – Mount Holly (New Jersey, Delaware, Southeastern Pennsylvania) Tropical Storm Warning issued August 04 at 11:06AM EDT until further notice by NWS Philadelphia – Mount Holly …TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT… * LOCATIONS AFFECTED – Rehoboth Beach * WIND – LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: Equivalent Tropical Storm force wind – Peak Wind Forecast: 40-50 mph with gusts to 75 mph – Window for Tropical Storm force winds: through the next few hours – THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY THAT INCLUDES TYPICAL FORECAST UNCERTAINTY IN TRACK, SIZE AND INTENSITY: Potential for wind 58 to 73 mph – The wind threat has remained nearly steady from the previous assessment. – PLAN: Plan for dangerous wind of equivalent strong tropical storm force. – PREPARE: Last minute efforts to protect life and property should now be complete. The area remains subject to significant wind damage. – ACT: Now is the time to shelter from dangerous wind. – POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Unfolding – Potential impacts from the main wind event are unfolding. * STORM SURGE – LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: Localized storm surge possible – Peak Storm Surge Inundation: The potential for up to 2 feet above ground somewhere within surge prone areas – Window of concern: through early Saturday morning – THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY THAT INCLUDES TYPICAL FORECAST UNCERTAINTY IN TRACK, SIZE AND INTENSITY: Potential for storm surge flooding greater than 1 foot above ground – The storm surge threat has remained nearly steady from the previous assessment. – PLAN: Shelter against storm surge flooding greater than 1 foot above ground. – PREPARE: All flood preparations should be complete. Expect flooding of low-lying roads and property. – ACT: Stay away from storm surge prone areas. Continue to follow the instructions of local officials. – POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Unfolding – Potential impacts from the main surge event are unfolding. * FLOODING RAIN – LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: Flash Flood Watch is in effect – Peak Rainfall Amounts: Additional around 1 inch – THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY THAT INCLUDES TYPICAL FORECAST UNCERTAINTY IN TRACK, SIZE AND INTENSITY: Potential for moderate flooding rain – The flooding rain threat has remained nearly steady from the previous assessment. – PLAN: Emergency plans should include the potential for moderate flooding from heavy rain. Evacuations and rescues are possible. – PREPARE: Consider protective actions if you are in an area vulnerable to flooding. – ACT: Heed any flood watches and warnings. Failure to take action may result in serious injury or loss of life. – POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Significant – Moderate rainfall flooding may prompt several evacuations and rescues. – Rivers and tributaries may quickly become swollen with swifter currents and overspill their banks in a few places, especially in usually vulnerable spots. Small streams, creeks, canals, arroyos, and ditches overflow. – Flood waters can enter some structures or weaken foundations. Several places may experience expanded areas of rapid inundation at underpasses, low-lying spots, and poor drainage areas. Some streets and parking lots take on moving water as storm drains and retention ponds overflow. Driving conditions become hazardous. Some road and bridge closures. * TORNADO – LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: Tornado Watch is in effect – Situation is favorable for tornadoes – THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY THAT INCLUDES TYPICAL FORECAST UNCERTAINTY IN TRACK, SIZE AND INTENSITY: Potential for several tornadoes – The tornado threat has increased from the previous assessment. – PLAN: Emergency plans should continue to include the potential for several tornadoes. – PREPARE: Stay within your shelter keeping informed of the latest tornado situation. – ACT: Move quickly to the safest place within your shelter if a tornado warning is issued. – POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Significant – The occurrence of scattered tornadoes can hinder the execution of emergency plans during tropical events. – Several places may experience tornado damage with a few spots of considerable damage, power loss, and communications failures. – Locations could realize roofs torn off frame houses, mobile homes demolished, boxcars overturned, large trees snapped or uprooted, vehicles tumbled, and small boats tossed about. Dangerous projectiles can add to the toll. * FOR MORE INFORMATION: – http://dema.delaware.gov WMOHEADER UGC DEZ004 VTEC /O.CON.KPHI.TR.W.1009.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/ TIME…MOT…LOC

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