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Asbury Park Police Department
Saturday January 19th, 2019 :: 02:51 p.m. EST

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Flood Watch until 01:00PM Sunday

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a

* Flood Watch for portions of northern Delaware, northeast Maryland, New Jersey, and southeast Pennsylvania, including the following areas, in northern Delaware, New Castle. In northeast Maryland, Cecil. In New Jersey, Camden, Eastern Monmouth, Gloucester, Mercer, Middlesex, Northwestern Burlington, Salem, and Western Monmouth. In southeast Pennsylvania, Delaware, Eastern Chester, Eastern Montgomery, Lower Bucks, Philadelphia, and Western Chester.

* From 7 PM EST this evening through Sunday afternoon

* Rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are expected across the watch area, with locally higher amounts possible.

* Periods of moderate to heavy rain will occur from late this evening through early Sunday morning. In the areas of heaviest rainfall, urban and poor-drainage flooding is expected to occur. Sensitive streams and creeks will also be susceptible to flooding, especially in areas where convection enhances rainfall rates. River flooding cannot be ruled out, particularly if widespread rainfall totals exceed 2 inches.

* AFFECTED AREAS: NORTHWESTERN BURLINGTON ... WESTERN CHESTER ... EASTERN MONMOUTH ... MERCER ... LOWER BUCKS ... EASTERN MONTGOMERY ... GLOUCESTER ... CAMDEN ... PHILADELPHIA ... CECIL ... SALEM ... DELAWARE ... MIDDLESEX ... EASTERN CHESTER ... WESTERN MONMOUTH ... NEW CASTLE

Instructions:

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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Address/Location
Asbury Park Police Department
1 Municipal Plaza
Asbury Park, NJ 07712

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 732-774-1300

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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:
Flood Watch

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