Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Mt. Holly, NJ

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
1022 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

DEC001-005-MDC011-041-030615-
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KENT DE-SUSSEX DE-CAROLINE MD-TALBOT MD-
1022 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY NJ  HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  SOUTHERN KENT COUNTY IN CENTRAL DELAWARE...
  NORTHWESTERN SUSSEX COUNTY IN SOUTHERN DELAWARE...
  CENTRAL CAROLINE COUNTY IN EASTERN MARYLAND...
  EAST CENTRAL TALBOT COUNTY IN EASTERN MARYLAND...

* UNTIL 215 AM EDT

* AT 1021 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN
  THE ADVISORY AREA. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN.
  ADDITIONAL RAINFALL IS EXPECTED AS THUNDERSTORMS MOVES THROUGH THE
  AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED...OR
PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN OR OTHER AREAS IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT.
DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.
IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES
AWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 3885 7603 3912 7539 3906 7539 3903 7534
      3898 7531 3894 7531 3894 7532 3888 7525
      3874 7596

$$


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