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Branchburg Rescue Squad, Inc
Sunday March 21st, 2010 :: 08:28 p.m. EDT

Advisory

**FLOOD WATCH** in effect for **BRANCHBURG** area thru **TUES 6PM**.

National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for Somerset, NJ from 4 pm EDT, Mon., Mar. 22, 2010 until 6 pm EDT, Tue., Mar. 23, 2010

Issued by The National Weather Service
Philadelphia, PA
3:26 pm EDT, Sun., Mar. 21, 2010

... FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHERN NEW JERSEY AND NORTHWEST NEW JERSEY... INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS... IN NORTHERN NEW JERSEY... SOMERSET.... HUNTERDON.

* FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON

* RAIN HEAVY AT TIMES LATER MONDAY AFTERNOON AND MONDAY NIGHT WILL TAPER OFF DURING TUESDAY AS LOW PRESSURE PASSES THROUGH THE REGION. GENERAL RAIN AMOUNTS ARE FORECAST TO BE IN THE RANGE OF ONE TO ONE AND A HALF INCHES... WITH LOCAL AMOUNTS POSSIBLY AROUND TWO INCHES.

* SINCE STREAMS AND RIVERS ARE ELEVATED... AND SURFACE AND ESPECIALLY SUBSURFACE MOISTURE IS HIGH... ADDITIONAL SMALL STREAM AND EVEN RIVER FLOODING COULD OCCUR MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY. RESIDENTS IN AREAS ALONG THE PASSAIC AND RARITAN RIVER BASINS WHERE FLOODING WAS RECENT OR EVEN ONGOING MAY EXPERIENCE RENEWED FLOODING INTO THE MIDDLE OF THIS COMING WEEK... AND ARE URGED TO CHECK PREPAREDNESS REQUIREMENTS AND BE READY FOR ACTION IF A WARNING IS ISSUED OR FLOODING OCCURS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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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... MORE RAIN HEAVY AT TIMES COULD CAUSE RENEWED FLOODING MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY...

.LOW PRESSURE OVER THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI AND TENNESSEE VALLEYS THIS EVENING WILL MOVE NORTHEASTWARD TONIGHT AND MONDAY AND PASS OVER OUR AREA TUESDAY.

Address/Location
Branchburg Rescue Squad, Inc
113 River Rd
Somerville, NJ 08876

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 908-722-4645

Bucky Buchanan
EMS/Rescue
bbuchanan@74rescue.org
908-722-4645

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