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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 3:50 AM EST Dec. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect from Thursday evening through
Friday evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Delaware, New Jersey, and southeast Pennsylvania,
including the following areas, in Delaware, Delaware beaches,
inland Sussex, Kent, and New Castle. In New Jersey, Atlantic,
Atlantic coastal Cape May, Camden, Cape May, coastal Atlantic,
coastal ocean, Cumberland, eastern Monmouth, Gloucester,
Mercer, Middlesex, northwestern Burlington, ocean, Salem,
Somerset, southeastern Burlington, and western Monmouth. In
southeast Pennsylvania, Delaware, lower Bucks, and
Philadelphia.

* From Thursday evening through Friday evening

* strong low pressure will impact the area Thursday night through
Friday, resulting in a widespread rainfall of 1.5 to 2.5 inches
with locally higher amounts.

* Given the recent heavy rain and how saturated he ground is,
this amount of rain will result in flooding of roadways and
areas of poor drainage, as well as the potential for
significant river flooding. In addition, the combination of
heavy rain and increased tide levels during the times of high
tide will result in coastal flooding along the Atlantic,
Delaware Bay, and tidal Delaware River.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.





Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 3:50 AM EST Dec. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect from Thursday evening through
Friday evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Delaware, New Jersey, and southeast Pennsylvania,
including the following areas, in Delaware, Delaware beaches,
inland Sussex, Kent, and New Castle. In New Jersey, Atlantic,
Atlantic coastal Cape May, Camden, Cape May, coastal Atlantic,
coastal ocean, Cumberland, eastern Monmouth, Gloucester,
Mercer, Middlesex, northwestern Burlington, ocean, Salem,
Somerset, southeastern Burlington, and western Monmouth. In
southeast Pennsylvania, Delaware, lower Bucks, and
Philadelphia.

* From Thursday evening through Friday evening

* strong low pressure will impact the area Thursday night through
Friday, resulting in a widespread rainfall of 1.5 to 2.5 inches
with locally higher amounts.

* Given the recent heavy rain and how saturated he ground is,
this amount of rain will result in flooding of roadways and
areas of poor drainage, as well as the potential for
significant river flooding. In addition, the combination of
heavy rain and increased tide levels during the times of high
tide will result in coastal flooding along the Atlantic,
Delaware Bay, and tidal Delaware River.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.





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