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Ocean View Police Dept
Friday July 4th, 2014 :: 09:46 a.m. EDT

Advisory

FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FOR SUSSEX COUNTY.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A FLASH FLOOD WATCH.

KENT-INLAND SUSSEX-DE BEACHES-CAROLINE-EASTERN MONMOUTH-OCEAN-CUMBERLAND-ATLANTIC-CAPE MAY-ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY-COASTAL ATLANTIC-COASTAL OCEAN-SOUTHEASTERN BURLINGTON-

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF.DOVER.GEORGETOWN.REHOBOTH BEACH. DENTON.SANDY HOOK.JACKSON.MILLVILLE.HAMMONTON. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE.OCEAN CITY.ATLANTIC CITY. LONG BEACH ISLAND.WHARTON STATE FOREST
919 AM EDT FRI JUL 4 2014

.FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON.

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF DE.NORTHEAST MD & NJ. INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS.IN DE.DE BEACHES.INLAND SUSSEX & KENT. IN NE MD. CAROLINE. IN NJ.ATLANTIC.ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY.CAPE MAY.COASTAL ATLANTIC.COASTAL OCEAN. CUMBERLAND.EASTERN MONMOUTH.OCEAN & SOUTHEASTERN BURLINGTON.

* UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON

* A COLD FRONT WILL SLOWLY DRIFT EASTWARD ACROSS THE AREA TODAY. RAINFALL RATES OF 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR MAY PERSIST FOR AN HOUR OR TWO THIS MORNING & EARLY AFTERNOON AS TROPICAL MOISTURE FROM ARTHUR INTERACTS WITH THE BOUNDARY. THIS WILL BE ENOUGH TO CAUSE FLOODING FLASH FLOODING AT LOCATIONS WHERE THE GROUND IS ALREADY SATURATED FROM THE HEAVY RAIN THAT HAS FALLEN SINCE WEDNESDAY.

* THE HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED TO RESULT IN FLOODING ALONG STREAMS & CREEKS.ON ROADWAYS & IN AREAS OF POOR DRAINAGE. THE FLOODING MAY OCCUR QUICKLY IN THE HEAVIEST OF THE DOWNPOURS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS.

THIS FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP TO PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS
SITUATION.

PLEASE MONITOR THE FORECAST & BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION IF FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS ARE ISSUED.
DEMA Ops

Address/Location
Ocean View Police Dept
201 Central Ave
Ocean View, DE 19970

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Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 302-539-1111

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