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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
958 AM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

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NEW CASTLE-KENT-INLAND SUSSEX-DELAWARE BEACHES-CECIL-KENT MD-
QUEEN ANNES-TALBOT-CAROLINE-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-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WILMINGTON...DOVER...GEORGETOWN...
REHOBOTH BEACH...ELKTON...CHESTERTOWN...CENTREVILLE...EASTON...
DENTON...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
958 AM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* PORTIONS OF DELAWARE...NORTHEAST MARYLAND...SOUTHERN 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 SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY...
  ATLANTIC...ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY...CAMDEN...CAPE MAY...
  COASTAL ATLANTIC...COASTAL OCEAN...CUMBERLAND...GLOUCESTER...
  NORTHWESTERN BURLINGTON...OCEAN...SALEM AND SOUTHEASTERN
  BURLINGTON. IN SOUTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA...DELAWARE...EASTERN
  CHESTER...EASTERN MONTGOMERY...PHILADELPHIA...WESTERN CHESTER
  AND WESTERN MONTGOMERY.

* FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING

* SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP THIS
  AFTERNOON IN THE DELMARVA AND EXPAND NORTHWARD INTO SOUTHEASTERN
  PENNSYLVANIA AND SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY THROUGH THIS EVENING. SOME
  OF THE THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTAIN TORRENTIAL RAINFALL AND
  RESULT IN A LOCALIZED FLASH FLOOD THREAT. SHOWERS WILL BECOME
  MORE WIDESPREAD LATE TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY AND CONTAIN EMBEDDED
  THUNDERSTORMS THAT COULD PRODUCE ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL OVER
  THE AREA.

* 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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