Coastal flooding through Friday morning has brought school delays, road closures and a sloppy mess in South Jersey over the recent high tide cycles.

Now, there's a name for that offshore storm that created this.

On Friday morning, the National Hurricane Center named the coastal storm Subtproical Storm Melissa. A subtropical storm means that the storm has both tropical and extratropical (think nor'easter) characteristics. 

The name does not change the narrative, though. Coastal flooding, beach erosion and rough surf all will still be expected. 

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