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FLASH FLOOD WARNING
DEC001-005-MDC011-291330-
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
428 AM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY NJ  HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  SOUTHWESTERN KENT COUNTY IN CENTRAL DELAWARE...
  WEST CENTRAL SUSSEX COUNTY IN SOUTHERN DELAWARE...
  CAROLINE COUNTY IN EASTERN MARYLAND...

* UNTIL 930 AM EDT

* AT 425 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A THUNDERSTORM PRODUCING
  HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. TWO TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN
  HAVE ALREADY FALLEN ACROSS PORTIONS OF CAROLINE COUNTY WITHIN THE
  LAST HOUR. THIS HEAVY RAIN WILL SLOWLY MOVE NORTHEASTWARD OVER THE
  NEXT HOUR OR TWO. BECAUSE THIS AMOUNT OF RAIN WILL FALL IN A SHORT
  PERIOD OF TIME...FLASH FLOODING IS LIKELY TO OCCUR.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  SEAFORD...DENTON...FEDERALSBURG...BRIDGEVILLE...GREENSBORO...
  OAKLAND...RIDGELY...PRESTON...GOLDSBORO...HARMONY...ANDREWSVILLE...
  AGNER...SMITHVILLE...SANDTOWN...HAZLETTVILLE AND HENDERSON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

DRIVING INTO FLOOD WATERS COULD PUT YOUR LIFE AT RISK AND COST YOU
THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS IN VEHICLE REPAIRS. FLOOD WATERS MAY BE DEEPER
THAT YOU THINK.  TURN AROUND AND FIND AN ALTERNATE ROUTE.

&&

LAT...LON 3865 7571 3869 7577 3868 7580 3870 7580
      3871 7584 3870 7590 3902 7590 3914 7564
      3866 7560 3861 7570

$$

ROBERTSON

FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
354 AM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

DEC005-291115-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
SUSSEX DE-
354 AM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 715 AM EDT FOR
SUSSEX COUNTY...

AT 350 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING
HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. AS MUCH AS THREE TO FOUR INCHES
OF RAIN HAS FALLEN ACROSS MUCH OF THE WARNED AREA DURING THE LAST
COUPLE OF HOURS. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL COULD DEVELOP AND MOVE ACROSS
THE AREA WHICH COULD CONTRIBUTE TO ADDITIONAL FLOODING.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
GEORGETOWN...SEAFORD...MILLSBORO...LAUREL...LEWES...MILTON...
SELBYVILLE...DELMAR...DAGSBORO...MILLVILLE...HENLOPEN ACRES...
SYCAMORE...GUMBORO...CAPE HENLOPEN STATE PARK...LONG NECK...
OCEAN VIEW...BLADES...FRANKFORD...SOUTH BETHANY AND DEWEY BEACH.

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.

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

&&

LAT...LON 3846 7569 3849 7570 3861 7571 3886 7519
      3881 7514 3881 7507 3876 7505 3845 7504
      3845 7535

$$

ROBERTSON

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