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Flood Advisory

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
513 AM EDT MON MAY 30 2016

PAC025-077-089-095-300945-
/O.CON.KPHI.FA.Y.0033.000000T0000Z-160530T0945Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
NORTHAMPTON PA-LEHIGH PA-MONROE PA-CARBON PA-
513 AM EDT MON MAY 30 2016

...THE FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING IN POOR DRAINAGE AREAS
REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 545 AM EDT FOR WEST CENTRAL NORTHAMPTON...
NORTH CENTRAL LEHIGH...MONROE AND CARBON COUNTIES...

AT 503 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR AND AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGES INDICATED
THE HEAVIEST RAIN WAS IN THE PROCESS OF DIMINISHING TO SCATTERED
SHOWERS BY 530 AM. ANY MINOR FLOODING SHOULD BE SOON RECEDING.

HOWEVER, SMALL STREAMS HAVE HAD SIGNIFICANT RISES IN THE ADVISORY
AREA.  CHILDREN ESPECIALLY SHOULD BE PLAYING ON THE SLIPPERY BANKS
OF THESE SWIFTLY MOVING CREEKS AND STREAMS.

UP TO THREE TO 3.5 INCHES OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN WITH
KRESGEVILLE IN MONROE COUNTY HAVING REPORTED 2.96 INCHES AND
WALNUTPORT IN NORTHAMPTON COUNTY 2.67 INCHES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL MAY STILL HAVE FLOODING OF
FARMLAND...AND OTHER LOW LYING SPOTS.

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE POTENTIALLY
DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND
AN ALTERNATE ROUTE.

IT IS IMPORTANT TO KNOW WHERE YOU ARE RELATIVE TO
STREAMS...RIVERS...OR CREEKS WHICH CAN BECOME KILLERS IN HEAVY
RAINS. CAMPERS AND HIKERS SHOULD AVOID STREAMS OR CREEKS.

&&

LAT...LON 4115 7515 4114 7509 4109 7504 4066 7567
      4091 7599 4101 7573 4103 7574 4105 7577
      4108 7577 4113 7569 4112 7564 4123 7554
      4125 7513

$$
DRAG



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
404 AM EDT MON MAY 30 2016

DEZ001>003-MDZ008-012-015-019-020-NJZ001-007>010-012-013-015>023-027-
PAZ054-055-060>062-070-071-101>106-310815-
NEW CASTLE-KENT-INLAND SUSSEX-CECIL-KENT MD-QUEEN ANNES-TALBOT-
CAROLINE-SUSSEX-WARREN-MORRIS-HUNTERDON-SOMERSET-MIDDLESEX-
WESTERN MONMOUTH-MERCER-SALEM-GLOUCESTER-CAMDEN-
NORTHWESTERN BURLINGTON-OCEAN-CUMBERLAND-ATLANTIC-CAPE MAY-
SOUTHEASTERN BURLINGTON-CARBON-MONROE-BERKS-LEHIGH-NORTHAMPTON-
DELAWARE-PHILADELPHIA-WESTERN CHESTER-EASTERN CHESTER-
WESTERN MONTGOMERY-EASTERN MONTGOMERY-UPPER BUCKS-LOWER BUCKS-
404 AM EDT MON MAY 30 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL DELAWARE...NORTHERN
DELAWARE...SOUTHERN DELAWARE...NORTHEAST MARYLAND...CENTRAL NEW
JERSEY...NORTHERN NEW JERSEY...NORTHWEST NEW JERSEY...SOUTHERN NEW
JERSEY...EAST CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA...NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA AND
SOUTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

PERIODS OF MODERATE TO BRIEFLY HEAVY RAINFALL ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH
TONIGHT...WHICH COULD PRODUCE LOCALIZED FLOODING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$



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