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Harvey Cedars Police Department
Sunday June 10th, 2018 :: 03:52 a.m. EDT

Advisory

Flash Flood Watch until 08:00AM Monday

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING... The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of Delaware, northeast Maryland, southern New Jersey, and southeast Pennsylvania, including the following areas, in Delaware, Delaware Beaches, Inland Sussex, Kent, and New Castle. In northeast Maryland, Caroline, Cecil, Kent MD, Queen Annes, and Talbot. In southern New Jersey, Atlantic, Atlantic Coastal Cape May, Camden, Cape May, Coastal Atlantic, Coastal Ocean, Cumberland, Gloucester, Northwestern Burlington, Ocean, Salem, and Southeastern Burlington. In southeast Pennsylvania, Delaware, Eastern Chester, Eastern Montgomery, Philadelphia, Western Chester, and Western Montgomery.

* From this evening through Monday morning

* Light to moderate rainfall will develop across the area today. The rainfall is expected to become heavier later this evening into the overnight hours. One to two inches of rain are expected occur across portions of the area. Scattered thunderstorms may also occur and could be slow moving which could lead to locally higher amounts.

* Excessive rainfall within a short period of time can lead to rapidly rising waters and flash flooding, particularly in urban areas and along small creeks and streams.

* AFFECTED AREAS: ATLANTIC ... ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY ... CAMDEN ... CAPE MAY ... COASTAL ATLANTIC ... COASTAL OCEAN ... CUMBERLAND ... GLOUCESTER ... NORTHWESTERN BURLINGTON ... OCEAN ... SALEM ... SOUTHEASTERN BURLINGTON

Instructions:

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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Address/Location
Harvey Cedars Police Department
7606 Long Beach Boulevard
Harvey Cedars, NJ 08008

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 609-494-6509

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Possible (p <= ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flash Flood Watch

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