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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 12:20 PM EDT Sep. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... 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.





Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 12:20 PM EDT Sep. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... 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.





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