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Update on Conditions in Cape May County as a Result of March Storm
Release Date: March 07, 2013
The National Weather Service has continued a Coastal Flood Warning for coastal communities in Cape May County through 9 a.m. Friday, March 8th.
Coastal communities in Cape May County experienced moderate coastal flooding in flood prone areas during the High Tide this morning, Thursday, March 7th. There remains a chance for minor to moderate coastal flooding at time of high tide this
afternoon and again on Friday morning. Also, the High Wind Warning has been dropped by the National Weather Service.
Some communities reported pockets of power outages during the storm event. Down poles and tree limbs knocked down during the strong gusty winds caused power outages and the closure of some roads in the county.
High tide will take place around 4:06 p.m., Thursday afternoon. Please be careful driving during that time as flood prone areas on barrier islands may be flooded. High tide on Friday morning will take place at 4:56 a.m. Do not drive on any flooded road or under down power lines. If you see a wire down, please do not touch it and report it to your local police or emergency management office.
If you experience a power outage, please report it directly to Atlantic City Electric; the power outage reporting phone number is 1–800-833-7476.