Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Mt. Holly, NJ

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
1100 AM EDT THU JUL 10 2014

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CAPE MAY NJ-ATLANTIC NJ-
1100 AM EDT THU JUL 10 2014

...A FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 115 PM EDT FOR
SOUTHEASTERN ATLANTIC AND NORTHERN CAPE MAY COUNTIES...

AT 1055 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATED 3
TO 5 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN OVER NORTHERN PORTIONS OF CAPE MAY
COUNTY AND SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF ATLANTIC COUNTY, WHICH IS CONFIRMED
BY A MESONET SITE REPORTING RAINFALL OF OVER 4 INCHES AT BEESLEY`S
POINT. MOST OF THIS RAIN HAS FALLEN IN JUST A THREE HOUR PERIOD.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES
AS WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCING MODERATE TO
LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN OVER THE WARNED AREA. ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS
DEVELOPING OVER THE DELAWARE BAY WILL MOVE INTO DENNIS...WOODBINE
AND SEA ISLE CITY AROUND MIDDAY.

LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO OCEAN CITY...
LONGPORT...VENTNOR CITY...SOMERS POINT...NORTHFIELD...MARGATE CITY...
BEESLEYS POINT AND ATLANTIC CITY

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING.
IF YOU ARE IN THE WARNING AREA MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IMMEDIATELY.
RESIDENTS LIVING ALONG STREAMS AND CREEKS SHOULD TAKE IMMEDIATE
PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS
SWIFTLY FLOWING WATERS OR WATERS OF UNKNOWN DEPTH BY FOOT OR BY
AUTOMOBILE.

TO REPORT FLOODING...HAVE THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY RELAY
YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE IN MOUNT
HOLLY NJ.

&&

LAT...LON 3935 7441 3935 7444 3929 7454 3928 7455
      3921 7464 3914 7469 3915 7488 3921 7491
      3924 7488 3937 7456 3937 7440

$$

JRK








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