Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Mt. Holly, NJ

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WGUS81 KPHI 050318
FLSPHI

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
1118 PM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

DEC005-050715-
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SUSSEX DE-
1118 PM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY NJ  HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  SOUTHWESTERN SUSSEX COUNTY IN SOUTHERN DELAWARE...

* UNTIL 315 AM EDT

* AT 1117 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY
  AREA. UP TO ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN WITH AN
  ADDITIONAL INCH OR MORE POSSIBLE.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  MILLSBORO...LAUREL...DELMAR...GUMBORO...SYCAMORE AND BETHEL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 3846 7569 3849 7570 3862 7571 3862 7570
      3864 7530 3845 7530

$$

ROBERTSON



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