Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Mt. Holly, NJ

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Watch
National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ
319 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

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Inland Sussex-Delaware Beaches-Eastern Monmouth-Ocean-Cumberland-
Atlantic-Cape May-Atlantic Coastal Cape May-Coastal Atlantic-
Coastal Ocean-Southeastern Burlington-
Including the cities of Georgetown, Rehoboth Beach, Sandy Hook,
Jackson, Millville, Hammonton, Cape May Court House, Ocean City,
Atlantic City, Long Beach Island, and Wharton State Forest
319 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has expanded the

* Flash Flood Watch to include portions of southern Delaware and
  New Jersey, including the following areas, in southern
  Delaware, Delaware Beaches and Inland Sussex. In New Jersey,
  Atlantic, Atlantic Coastal Cape May, Cape May, Coastal
  Atlantic, Coastal Ocean, Cumberland, Eastern Monmouth, Ocean,
  and Southeastern Burlington.

* Until midnight EDT tonight

* Multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms can be expected
  through tonight. Torrential downpours with storms that develop
  this evening could produce rainfall rates greater than 2 inches
  per hour. While the entire area will not receive heavy rain,
  isolated rainfall totals of 3 to 6 inches are possible where
  storms track over the same locations.

* Torrential rain falling in a short period of time will result
  in rapidly rising water levels along streams and creeks and in
  areas of poor drainage. Significant roadway flooding is
  possible in isolated areas.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

&&

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New Castle-Kent-Cecil-Kent MD-Queen Annes-Talbot-Caroline-Sussex-
Warren-Morris-Hunterdon-Somerset-Middlesex-Western Monmouth-
Mercer-Salem-Gloucester-Camden-Northwestern Burlington-Berks-
Lehigh-Northampton-Delaware-Philadelphia-Western Chester-
Eastern Chester-Western Montgomery-Eastern Montgomery-Upper Bucks-
Lower Bucks-
Including the cities of Wilmington, Dover, Elkton, Chestertown,
Centreville, Easton, Denton, Newton, Washington, Morristown,
Flemington, Somerville, New Brunswick, Freehold, Trenton,
Pennsville, Glassboro, Camden, Cherry Hill, Moorestown,
Mount Holly, Reading, Allentown, Bethlehem, Media, Philadelphia,
Honey Brook, Oxford, West Chester, Kennett Square, Collegeville,
Pottstown, Norristown, Lansdale, Chalfont, Perkasie, Morrisville,
and Doylestown
319 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT
TONIGHT...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of Delaware, northeast Maryland, New Jersey, and
  Pennsylvania, including the following areas, in Delaware, Kent
  and New Castle. In northeast Maryland, Caroline, Cecil, Kent
  MD, Queen Annes, and Talbot. In New Jersey, Camden,
  Gloucester, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Northwestern
  Burlington, Salem, Somerset, Sussex, Warren, and Western
  Monmouth. In Pennsylvania, Berks, Delaware, Eastern Chester,
  Eastern Montgomery, Lehigh, Lower Bucks, Northampton,
  Philadelphia, Upper Bucks, Western Chester, and Western
  Montgomery.

* Until midnight EDT tonight

* Multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms can be expected
  through tonight. Torrential downpours with storms that develop
  this evening could produce rainfall rates greater than 2 inches
  per hour. While the entire area will not receive heavy rain,
  isolated rainfall totals of 3 to 6 inches are possible where
  storms track over the same locations.

* Torrential rain falling in a short period of time will result
  in rapidly rising water levels along streams and creeks and in
  areas of poor drainage. Significant roadway flooding is
  possible in isolated areas.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

&&

$$

MPS



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