Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Mt. Holly, NJ

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
824 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

DEC005-300930-
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SUSSEX DE-
824 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY NJ  HAS EXTENDED THE

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  SUSSEX COUNTY IN SOUTHERN DELAWARE...

* UNTIL 530 AM EDT FRIDAY

* AT 818 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THAT HEAVY RAIN THAT WILL
  CONTINUE TO MOVE ACROSS THE AREA AND CONTINUE TO CAUSE FLOODING
  ACROSS THE WARNED AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  GEORGETOWN...MILFORD...SEAFORD...MILLSBORO...LAUREL...LEWES...
  MILTON...SELBYVILLE...BRIDGEVILLE...DELMAR...DAGSBORO...
  MILLVILLE...ELLENDALE...HENLOPEN ACRES...SYCAMORE...
  CAPE HENLOPEN STATE PARK...GUMBORO...LONG NECK...
  OCEAN VIEW AND BLADES.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 3 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE
WARNED AREA OVERNIGHT. RAINFALL IS PARTS OF EASTERN SUSSEX COUNTY,
NEAR HARBESON HAVE ALREADY EXCEEDED 12 INCHES SO FAR OVER THE PAST
24 HOURS. EXTENSIVE FLOODING WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THESE AREAS
OVERNIGHT. NUMEROUS ROADS ACROSS THESE AREAS ARE CLOSED AND
IMPASSABLE. DO NOT DRIVE IN THESE AREAS OVERNIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR HAS BEEN REPORTED.
STREAM RISES WILL BE SLOW AND FLASH FLOODING IS NOT EXPECTED.
HOWEVER...ALL INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS
IMMEDIATELY.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. MOVE UP TO
HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO
FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

&&

LAT...LON 3846 7569 3882 7572 3884 7566 3884 7555
      3888 7551 3894 7531 3881 7514 3880 7508
      3845 7505

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