Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Mt. Holly, NJ

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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ
1241 PM EDT MON MAY 22 2017

DEC001-003-MDC011-029-035-041-NJC001-005-007-011-015-029-033-222045-
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New Castle DE-Kent DE-Talbot MD-Queen Anne`s MD-Caroline MD-Kent MD-
Ocean NJ-Camden NJ-Atlantic NJ-Cumberland NJ-Salem NJ-Gloucester NJ-
Burlington NJ-
1241 PM EDT MON MAY 22 2017

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly NJ  has extended the

* Flood Advisory for Minor Flooding in Poor Drainage Areas for...
  Southwestern New Castle County in northern Delaware...
  Kent County in central Delaware...
  Talbot County in eastern Maryland...
  Queen Anne`s County in northeastern Maryland...
  Caroline County in eastern Maryland...
  Central Kent County in northeastern Maryland...
  Central Ocean County in southern New Jersey...
  Southeastern Camden County in southern New Jersey...
  Atlantic County in southern New Jersey...
  Cumberland County in southern New Jersey...
  Central Salem County in southern New Jersey...
  Southeastern Gloucester County in southern New Jersey...
  Southeastern Burlington County in southern New Jersey...

* Until 445 PM EDT

* At 1235 PM EDT...Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
  bands of moderate to heavy rain continuing to move northeast from
  Maryland through central Delaware and across southeastern New
  Jersey which will cause pockets of brief minor flooding in the
  advisory area.  Small streams will continue rising. Widespread 1.5
  to 2.5 inch amounts have already occurred with possibly another
  inch or so in parts of southern New Jersey between 1 and 4 PM.

  The Maryland and Delaware portion of this advisory may be
  cancelled around 2 PM.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Toms River, Vineland, Dover, Millville, Bridgeton, Easton,
  Centerville, Cumberland, Barnegat, Glassboro, Hammonton, Beachwood,
  Smyrna, Absecon, Shamong, Buena, Denton, Centreville, Egg Harbor
  City and Laurel Lake.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around...don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Minor flooding is occurring or is imminent. It is important to know
where you are relative to streams...rivers...or creeks which can
become killers in heavy rains. Campers and hikers should avoid
streams or creeks.

A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated...or
ponding of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.

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LAT...LON 3946 7430 3937 7477 3916 7515 3939 7549
      3927 7537 3903 7534 3859 7605 3862 7612
      3863 7612 3885 7628 3886 7626 3878 7621
      3894 7621 3889 7629 3897 7635 3904 7631
      3900 7617 3910 7623 3960 7535 4007 7402

$$

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