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Morristown NJ Police Department
Thursday July 11th, 2019 :: 03:30 p.m. EDT


Flash Flood Watch in effect for New Jersey. Please see attached message.

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of northern Delaware, northeast Maryland, New Jersey,
and Pennsylvania, including the following areas, in northern
Delaware, New Castle. In northeast Maryland, Cecil. In New
Jersey, Camden, Gloucester, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex,
Morris, Northwestern Burlington, Salem, Somerset, and Warren.
In Pennsylvania, Berks, Delaware, Eastern Chester, Eastern
Montgomery, Lehigh, Lower Bucks, Northampton, Philadelphia,
Upper Bucks, Western Chester, and Western Montgomery.

* Until 1 AM EDT Friday

* Showers and thunderstorms this afternoon and tonight will be
capable of producing torrential rainfall, with areas of 1 to 3
inches, with locally higher amounts of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Very heavy rainfall will occur in a short period of time, which
could lead to localized flash flooding.

* The risk of flash flooding is highest in urbanized and low-
lying areas. Rapid rises on small creeks and streams are

Recommended actions

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.

Morristown NJ Police Department
200 South St
Morristown, NJ 07960

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 973-538-2200

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