Mid-Atlantic coastline flooded by blizzard's storm surge. 'This is worse than Sandy.'

Monday, January 25, 2016 | Tag Cloud

(Worthy News) - While the snow piled up in the Washington region, the ocean raged on the coast. For three high tides, the storm known as Snowzilla thrust a hurricane-like surge of water into the coast, producing historic flooding.

At Cape May, N.J., the water level surged to 8.98 feet Saturday morning —the highest on record there, and major flood state. It broke the previous record of 8.9 feet set in Hurricane Sandy in 2012. The story was the same on the Delaware coast, where Lewes reached a new record water level of 9.27 feet, breaking the previous record of 9.20 feet set in 1962. [ Source ]

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