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Hunterdon County Dept. of Public Safety Office of Emergency Mgmt
Wednesday September 7th, 2011 :: 11:31 p.m. EDT
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NWS warns of potential for significant flooding along the Delaware River. Visit http://www.erh.noaa.gov/phi/ & check email for more info.

The NWS warns of the potential for significant flooding along the Delaware River. Information for points at Frenchtown, Stockton and Lambertville are listed below. Please visit http://www.erh.noaa.gov/phi/ and http://www.co.hunterdon.nj.us/911/oem/preparedness.htm for more information on the current situation and how to prepare for flooding.


FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MT HOLLY, NEW JERSEY
1010 PM EDT WED SEP 7 2011

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
PENNSYLVANIA...NEW JERSEY...

EAST BRANCH BRANDYWINE CREEK BELOW DOWNINGTOWN AFFECTING CHESTER COUNTY
DELAWARE RIVER AT RIEGELSVILLE AFFECTING HUNTERDON...MERCER AND BUCKS
COUNTIES
DELAWARE RIVER AT STOCKTON AFFECTING HUNTERDON AND BUCKS COUNTIES
NESHAMINY CREEK AT LANGHORNE AFFECTING BUCKS COUNTY
SCHUYLKILL RIVER AT READING AFFECTING BERKS COUNTY

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
PENNSYLVANIA...NEW JERSEY...
DELAWARE RIVER AT EASTON-PHILLIPSBURG BRIDGE AFFECTING WARREN...
NORTHAMPTON AND HUNTERDON COUNTIES
DELAWARE RIVER AT FRENCHTOWN AFFECTING HUNTERDON AND BUCKS COUNTIES
DELAWARE RIVER AT STOCKTON AFFECTING HUNTERDON AND BUCKS COUNTIES
DELAWARE RIVER AT NEW HOPE-LAMBERTVILLE BRIDGE AFFECTING HUNTERDON...
MERCER AND BUCKS COUNTIES

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED AREAS. THE
WATER MAY BE DEEPER THAN YOU THINK.

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
THE DELAWARE RIVER AT FRENCHTOWN.
* UNTIL SATURDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 9:00 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 14.9 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT AND
CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 19.0 FEET BY EARLY FRIDAY MORNING. THE RIVER
WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY LATE SATURDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 21.0 FEET...FRONT STREET AND RAILROAD AVENUE FLOOD IN
FRENCHTOWN.

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
THE DELAWARE RIVER AT STOCKTON.
* UNTIL SATURDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
* AT 9:00 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.4 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 18.0 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT AND
CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 23.5 FEET BY FRIDAY MORNING. THE RIVER WILL
FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY SATURDAY AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 22.0 FEET...RAILROAD AVENUE IN STOCKTON FLOODED

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
THE DELAWARE RIVER AT NEW HOPE-LAMBERTVILLE BRIDGE.
* FROM THURSDAY MORNING TO SATURDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS
CANCELLED.
* AT 9:45 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 11.0 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 13.0 FEET.
* MAJOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY TOMORROW MORNING AND CONTINUE TO
RISE TO NEAR 16.5 FEET BY FRIDAY MORNING. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW
FLOOD STAGE BY SATURDAY EARLY AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 16.5 FEET...WATER IS TWO-THIRDS OF THE WAY UP CORYELLE
STREET IN NEW HOPE.

Address/Location
Hunterdon County Dept. of Public Safety Office of Emergency Mgmt
201 Cherryville Rd
Flemington, NJ 08822

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 908-788-1196

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