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
155 PM EDT THU JUL 28 2016


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SUSSEX-WARREN-MORRIS-CARBON-MONROE-BERKS-LEHIGH-NORTHAMPTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWTON...WASHINGTON...MORRISTOWN...
JIM THORPE...STROUDSBURG...READING...ALLENTOWN...BETHLEHEM...
EASTON
155 PM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS EXPANDED THE

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE PORTIONS OF NORTHERN NEW JERSEY
  AND PENNSYLVANIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN NORTHERN
  NEW JERSEY...MORRIS...SUSSEX AND WARREN. IN PENNSYLVANIA...
  BERKS...CARBON...LEHIGH...MONROE AND NORTHAMPTON.

* THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING

* SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL OVERSPREAD THE REGION
  THROUGH EARLY EVENING. THE ACTIVITY WILL BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD
  TONIGHT AND CONTINUE INTO FRIDAY MORNING BEFORE TAPERING OFF BY
  FRIDAY AFTERNOON. SOME OF THE STORMS WILL CONTAIN TORRENTIAL
  RAINFALL AND RESULT IN A LOCALIZED FLASH FLOOD THREAT.

* THE AXIS OF HEAVIEST RAIN STILL REMAINS UNCERTAIN. HOWEVER...
  THE POTENTIAL FOR LOCALIZED RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 OR MORE INCHES
  IN ONE HOUR WILL BRING THE RISK FOR FLASH FLOODING PARTICULARLY
  IN URBAN AREAS. ISOLATED RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 4 INCHES OR MORE
  ARE POSSIBLE DURING THIS EVENT WHERE STORMS MOVE REPEATEDLY OVER
  THE SAME AREA.

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-INLAND SUSSEX-DELAWARE BEACHES-CECIL-KENT MD-
QUEEN ANNES-TALBOT-CAROLINE-HUNTERDON-SOMERSET-MIDDLESEX-
WESTERN MONMOUTH-EASTERN MONMOUTH-MERCER-SALEM-GLOUCESTER-CAMDEN-
NORTHWESTERN BURLINGTON-OCEAN-CUMBERLAND-ATLANTIC-CAPE MAY-
ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY-COASTAL ATLANTIC-COASTAL OCEAN-
SOUTHEASTERN BURLINGTON-DELAWARE-PHILADELPHIA-WESTERN CHESTER-
EASTERN CHESTER-WESTERN MONTGOMERY-EASTERN MONTGOMERY-UPPER BUCKS-
LOWER BUCKS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WILMINGTON...DOVER...GEORGETOWN...
REHOBOTH BEACH...ELKTON...CHESTERTOWN...CENTREVILLE...EASTON...
DENTON...FLEMINGTON...SOMERVILLE...NEW BRUNSWICK...FREEHOLD...
SANDY HOOK...TRENTON...PENNSVILLE...GLASSBORO...CAMDEN...
CHERRY HILL...MOORESTOWN...MOUNT HOLLY...JACKSON...MILLVILLE...
HAMMONTON...CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE...OCEAN CITY...ATLANTIC CITY...
LONG BEACH ISLAND...WHARTON STATE FOREST...MEDIA...PHILADELPHIA...
HONEY BROOK...OXFORD...WEST CHESTER...KENNETT SQUARE...
COLLEGEVILLE...POTTSTOWN...NORRISTOWN...LANSDALE...CHALFONT...
PERKASIE...MORRISVILLE...DOYLESTOWN
155 PM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* PORTIONS OF DELAWARE...NORTHEAST MARYLAND...NEW JERSEY AND
  SOUTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN
  DELAWARE...DELAWARE BEACHES...INLAND SUSSEX...KENT AND NEW
  CASTLE. IN NORTHEAST MARYLAND...CAROLINE...CECIL...KENT MD...
  QUEEN ANNES AND TALBOT. IN NEW JERSEY...ATLANTIC...ATLANTIC
  COASTAL CAPE MAY...CAMDEN...CAPE MAY...COASTAL ATLANTIC...
  COASTAL OCEAN...CUMBERLAND...EASTERN MONMOUTH...GLOUCESTER...
  HUNTERDON...MERCER...MIDDLESEX...NORTHWESTERN BURLINGTON...
  OCEAN...SALEM...SOMERSET...SOUTHEASTERN BURLINGTON AND WESTERN
  MONMOUTH. IN SOUTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA...DELAWARE...EASTERN
  CHESTER...EASTERN MONTGOMERY...LOWER BUCKS...PHILADELPHIA...
  UPPER BUCKS...WESTERN CHESTER AND WESTERN MONTGOMERY.

* THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING

* SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD
  TONIGHT AND CONTINUE INTO FRIDAY MORNING BEFORE TAPERING OFF BY
  FRIDAY AFTERNOON. SOME OF THE STORMS WILL CONTAIN TORRENTIAL
  RAINFALL AND RESULT IN A LOCALIZED FLASH FLOOD THREAT.

* THE AXIS OF HEAVIEST RAIN STILL REMAINS UNCERTAIN. HOWEVER...
  THE POTENTIAL FOR LOCALIZED RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 OR MORE INCHES
  IN ONE HOUR WILL BRING THE RISK FOR FLASH FLOODING PARTICULARLY
  IN URBAN AREAS. ISOLATED RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 4 INCHES OR MORE
  ARE POSSIBLE DURING THIS EVENT WHERE STORMS MOVE REPEATEDLY OVER
  THE SAME AREA.

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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