Receive alerts from your local agencies
...or text your ZIP CODE to 888777 for mobile alerts

Full Notification

Harvey Cedars Police Department
Friday July 20th, 2018 :: 02:48 p.m. EDT

Advisory

Flash Flood Watch until 06:00AM Sunday

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of Delaware, northeast Maryland, New Jersey, and 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 New Jersey, Atlantic, Atlantic Coastal Cape May, Camden, Cape May, Coastal Atlantic, Coastal Ocean, Cumberland, Gloucester, Mercer, Northwestern Burlington, Ocean, Salem, and Southeastern Burlington. In Pennsylvania, Berks, Delaware, Eastern Chester, Eastern Montgomery, Lower Bucks, Philadelphia, Upper Bucks, Western Chester, and Western Montgomery.

* From Saturday afternoon through late Saturday night

* Rain...heavy at times...is expected to overspread the area from south to north Saturday afternoon and evening. Rainfall rates over one inch per hour are possible.

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

* AFFECTED AREAS: UPPER BUCKS ... NORTHWESTERN BURLINGTON ... MERCER ... COASTAL OCEAN ... INLAND SUSSEX ... GLOUCESTER ... CECIL ... WESTERN MONTGOMERY ... DELAWARE ... BERKS ... QUEEN ANNE'S ... CUMBERLAND ... KENT ... CAPE MAY ... WESTERN CHESTER ... ATLANTIC ... SOUTHEASTERN BURLINGTON ... DELAWARE BEACHES ... LOWER BUCKS ... CAROLINE ... EASTERN MONTGOMERY ... CAMDEN ... COASTAL ATLANTIC ... KENT ... PHILADELPHIA ... TALBOT ... SALEM ... ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY ... EASTERN CHESTER ... OCEAN ... NEW CASTLE

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.

View full article (nws)

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

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

TEXT-A-TIP -  Text TIP HCPOLICE followed by your message, to 888777

Submit an anonymous web tip

Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Future - Responsive action SHOULD be taken in the near future
Certainty:
Possible (p <= ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flash Flood Watch

Navigate & Discover