Wednesday, September 30, 2015

City of North Wildwood Warns of Impending Flooding Anticipated for Friday Morning


North Wildwood City Officials are warning the public of tidal flooding, due to an approaching low pressure system that is forecast to occur Friday, October 2 and Saturday, October 3.

This weather event is a separate weather event from the approaching hurricane, and will impact North Wildwood within the next 48 hours. The high tide on Friday will occur at approximately noon, then again around midnight Friday and Saturday after noon.

Today at 12:00 p.m., the National Weather Service announced the potential for record breaking tidal flooding to occur this Friday and Saturday, when tides could exceed 9 feet. By way of comparison, the highest tide measured during Super Storm Sandy was 8.9 feet.

For more information, updates and weather reports, please visit or tune into 1640 AM - North Wildwood Emergency Radio.

"Flooding is a major concern when you live in a coastal environment like North Wildwood, and our main priority as a City government is the safety of our residents and property owners," said Mayor Patrick Rosenello.

"With the anticipated weather report, residents are warned to take the necessary precautions to protect themselves and their properties."

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