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Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 2:05 PM EDT Sep. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... The flood advisory remains in effect until 430 PM EDT for northern
New Castle... northwestern ocean... northwestern Camden... southeastern
Mercer... northwestern Salem... northwestern Gloucester... northern
Burlington... southern Middlesex... Monmouth... southeastern
Montgomery... southeastern Bucks... Philadelphia and Delaware
counties...

At 203 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated that the heaviest rain had
left the advisory area. However, additional light rain is occuring,
this combined with the runoff from earlier storms will be slow to
recede. Therefore, the flood advisory remains in effect. Up to one
inch of rain has already fallen.

Some locations that could experience flooding include...
Philadelphia, Trenton, Camden, Wilmington, Newark, Gloucester City,
Cherry Hill, Middletown, Old Bridge, Bensalem, Howell, Mount Laurel,
Marlboro, Manalapan, Ewing, Chester, Willingboro, Deptford, West
Deptford and Tinton Falls.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as
well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


Lat... Lon 3956 7578 3972 7579 3981 7570 3984 7560
      3988 7559 3993 7554 3999 7544 4045 7422
      4044 7420 4046 7418 4044 7411 4023 7406


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1220 PM EDT Tue Sep 18 2018

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 7 PM EDT this
evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northern Delaware, northeast Maryland, New Jersey,
and Pennsylvania, including the following areas, in northern
Delaware, New Castle. In northeast Maryland, Cecil. In New
Jersey, Camden, Gloucester, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex,
Morris, northwestern Burlington, Salem, Somerset, Sussex, and
Warren. In Pennsylvania, Delaware, eastern Chester, eastern
Montgomery, lower Bucks, Northampton, Philadelphia, upper
Bucks, western Chester, and western Montgomery.

* Until 7 PM EDT this evening

* showers and thunderstorms will continue along and ahead of a
cold front as it moves south across the area this afternoon.
Some of these storms will likely be heavy and could produce
rainfall amounts in excess of 2 inches within 1 to 2 hours. This
may result in flash flooding, especially for urban areas along
the Interstate 95 corridor.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that there is the potential for flash
flooding which can be life-threatening. Heavy rain is expected to
occur over a short period of time. Rapidly rising flood waters
may quickly inundate roadways and areas of poor drainage. Streams
and creeks could leave their banks, flooding nearby properties.

Please monitor the forecast, especially if you live in a location
that is prone to flooding. Be prepared to take action if a Flash
Flood Warning is issued for your area.





Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 2:05 PM EDT Sep. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... The flood advisory remains in effect until 430 PM EDT for northern
New Castle... northwestern ocean... northwestern Camden... southeastern
Mercer... northwestern Salem... northwestern Gloucester... northern
Burlington... southern Middlesex... Monmouth... southeastern
Montgomery... southeastern Bucks... Philadelphia and Delaware
counties...

At 203 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated that the heaviest rain had
left the advisory area. However, additional light rain is occuring,
this combined with the runoff from earlier storms will be slow to
recede. Therefore, the flood advisory remains in effect. Up to one
inch of rain has already fallen.

Some locations that could experience flooding include...
Philadelphia, Trenton, Camden, Wilmington, Newark, Gloucester City,
Cherry Hill, Middletown, Old Bridge, Bensalem, Howell, Mount Laurel,
Marlboro, Manalapan, Ewing, Chester, Willingboro, Deptford, West
Deptford and Tinton Falls.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as
well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


Lat... Lon 3956 7578 3972 7579 3981 7570 3984 7560
      3988 7559 3993 7554 3999 7544 4045 7422
      4044 7420 4046 7418 4044 7411 4023 7406


Sfj



1220 PM EDT Tue Sep 18 2018

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 7 PM EDT this
evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northern Delaware, northeast Maryland, New Jersey,
and Pennsylvania, including the following areas, in northern
Delaware, New Castle. In northeast Maryland, Cecil. In New
Jersey, Camden, Gloucester, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex,
Morris, northwestern Burlington, Salem, Somerset, Sussex, and
Warren. In Pennsylvania, Delaware, eastern Chester, eastern
Montgomery, lower Bucks, Northampton, Philadelphia, upper
Bucks, western Chester, and western Montgomery.

* Until 7 PM EDT this evening

* showers and thunderstorms will continue along and ahead of a
cold front as it moves south across the area this afternoon.
Some of these storms will likely be heavy and could produce
rainfall amounts in excess of 2 inches within 1 to 2 hours. This
may result in flash flooding, especially for urban areas along
the Interstate 95 corridor.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that there is the potential for flash
flooding which can be life-threatening. Heavy rain is expected to
occur over a short period of time. Rapidly rising flood waters
may quickly inundate roadways and areas of poor drainage. Streams
and creeks could leave their banks, flooding nearby properties.

Please monitor the forecast, especially if you live in a location
that is prone to flooding. Be prepared to take action if a Flash
Flood Warning is issued for your area.