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
317 PM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

...HEAVY RAIN AND POSSIBLE FLOODING MONDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING...

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MORRIS-SOMERSET-MIDDLESEX-WESTERN MONMOUTH-EASTERN MONMOUTH-
MERCER-OCEAN-COASTAL OCEAN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MORRISTOWN, SOMERVILLE, NEW BRUNSWICK,
FREEHOLD, SANDY HOOK, TRENTON, JACKSON, AND LONG BEACH ISLAND
317 PM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL NEW JERSEY...NORTHERN NEW
  JERSEY...AND SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  AREAS...IN CENTRAL NEW JERSEY...EASTERN MONMOUTH...MERCER...AND
  WESTERN MONMOUTH. IN NORTHERN NEW JERSEY...MIDDLESEX...
  MORRIS...AND SOMERSET. IN SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY...COASTAL OCEAN
  AND OCEAN.

* FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT

* LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP AND STRENGTHEN OFF THE MID-ATLANTIC
  COAST ON MONDAY...AND THEN WILL MEANDER JUST OFF THE NEW JERSEY
  SHORELINE MONDAY NIGHT BEFORE DEPARTING ON TUESDAY. BANDS OF
  MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN WILL SPREAD INTO EASTERN AND PORTIONS OF
  NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY STARTING MONDAY AFTERNOON...WITH THE
  HEAVIEST RAIN FALLING MONDAY EVENING. BETWEEN 1 AND 3 INCHES OF
  RAIN IS EXPECTED IN THE WATCH AREA...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLY APPROACHING 4 INCHES. THE HIGHEST RAINFALL IS EXPECTED
  ACROSS MONMOUTH AND MIDDLESEX COUNTIES...ESPECIALLY NEAR THE COAST.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE
FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

&&

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MPS



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