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National Weather Service Update for Mamaroneck

According to current reports, there may be flooding of an additional 3-5 feet of water in flood prone areas in the village.

 

The latest weather report and closures from the Village of Mamaroneck:

  • Mamaroneck Schools are closed on Tuesday, Oct. 30
  • Rye Neck Schools are closed on Tuesday, Oct. 30
  • Village of Mamaroneck garbage collection is suspended for Tuesday, Oct. 30 in all areas.
  • Harbor Island Park is closed and is currently underwater – please do not enter it for your safety!

 

Everyone is encouraged to be advised of the following dangerous tides and coastal flooding information excerpted from the National Weather Service (NWS) website.

Based on the information below, we anticipate additional possible flooding that is between three feet and five feet ADDITIONAL, ABOVE what was experienced at midday today, when much of the fields and park areas in Harbor Island Park were flooded.

The Village of Mamaroneck (VOM) has issued an evacuation order for the Orienta and Shore Acres neighborhoods that are subject to tidal flooding.

  • Historic and life threatening coastal flooding expected through Tuesday morning for Southern Westchester.  3:45 P.M. EDT MON OCT 29 2012
  • Coastal flood warning remains in effect until 3 p.m. Tuesday for Long Island Sound (LIS).
  • Tidal departures...between 6 to 11 feet above tonight into Tuesday morning. The higher end of the range relegated to the historically most vulnerable areas along NY Harbor.

Western LI Sound

  • High surf of 6 to 12 feet. Waves are expected along exposed eastern and northeastern facing portions of LIS. The destructive waves on top of the storm surge will cause overwashes and significant damage to coastal structures nearest to sea level.
  • Timing...through Tuesday with the highest storm tide occurring with tonight's high tide cycle.  The worst is expected at and after 6 p.m. this evening.
  • Impacts...a historic and life threatening coastal flood event continues with major coastal flooding tonight and additional coastal flooding early Tuesday morning. The probability is high for significant inundation and damage to structures in historically flood prone spots.

 

For more information view the NWS website here.

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