Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Mt. Holly, NJ

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Flash Flood Statement
National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ
117 AM EDT WED AUG 23 2017

DEC003-NJC007-015-PAC029-045-091-101-230800-
/O.CON.KPHI.FF.W.0050.000000T0000Z-170823T0800Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
New Castle DE-Camden NJ-Gloucester NJ-Montgomery PA-Chester PA-
Philadelphia PA-Delaware PA-
117 AM EDT WED AUG 23 2017

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 400 AM EDT FOR
NORTHERN NEW CASTLE...NORTHWESTERN CAMDEN...NORTHWESTERN
GLOUCESTER...SOUTHEASTERN MONTGOMERY...SOUTHERN CHESTER...
PHILADELPHIA AND DELAWARE COUNTIES...

At 115 AM EDT...Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated up
to three inches of rain have already fallen in a corridor from West
Grove to Chester to southern portions of Philadelphia. Reports of
street flooding have already come in from Chester, Delaware, and
Philadelphia Counties. Flash flooding is imminent or occurring.

Some locations that could experience flooding include...
Philadelphia, Camden, Wilmington, Newark, West Chester, Gloucester
City, Chester, West Deptford, Pennsville, Bellmawr, Yeadon, Westtown,
Woodbury, Carneys Point, Conshohocken, Palmyra, Folcroft, Swarthmore,
Elsmere and Paulsboro.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

&&

LAT...LON 3982 7603 3987 7600 4012 7519 4002 7503
      3999 7506 3999 7503 3995 7502 3994 7498
      3972 7537 3978 7540 3978 7544 3967 7551
      3967 7579 3972 7579 3972 7604

$$

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