Coastal areas in Washington, Maryland and Virginia have been experiencing heavy flooding since Friday, and a few flooding might happen by way of Sunday night, forecasters stated.
In Southwest DC, the Municipal Fish Market on the Wharf might flood once more Sunday. The market, which sits alongside a waterfront, noticed flooding so excessive on Friday that some clients could not attain a few of the retailers there.
And in historic Outdated City Alexandria, water is anticipated to strategy buildings close to King Avenue and Union Avenue.
“Shoreline inundation as much as one foot above floor is feasible elsewhere,” the NWS warned.
The excessive tides on Sunday will current the best menace for water to maneuver farther inland.
The Washington Channel — which runs parallel to the Potomac River in Washington — might see a excessive tide that may convey water ranges up 2.5 toes above regular round 5:09 pm. Alexandria’s excessive tide is anticipated at 5:27 pm, bringing the identical stage of water.
Alexandria metropolis officers urged residents to take precautions.
Flood injury help already underway
Coastal Marylanders additionally noticed important flooding over the weekend — significantly these in Anne Arundel and Baltimore counties.
“As a small enterprise proprietor, I understand how exhausting it may be to recuperate from property injury and enterprise interruptions attributable to occasions like this storm,” County Government Steuart Pittman stated Saturday, in response to WJZ.