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Branchburg Rescue Squad, Inc
Wednesday December 7th, 2011 :: 09:40 p.m. EST

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FLOOD WARNING ISSUED BY NWS FOR SOMERSET COUNTY UNTIL THURSDAY MORNING. USE CAUTION DRIVING. #TurnAroundDontDrown

THE NATL WEATHER SVC IN MOUNT HOLLY NJ HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR URBAN AREAS & SMALL STREAMS IN.
SOMERSET COUNTY IN N. NJ.

* UNTIL 400 AM EST THURSDAY

* AT 758 PM EST.NATL WEATHER SVC DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED BANDS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN MOVING INTO THE AREA FROM THE SOUTHWEST. GIVEN THE ALREADY SATURATED CONDITIONS FROM PRECIPITATION EARLIER TODAY.THESE BANDS WILL PRODUCE RUNOFF SUFFICIENT ENOUGH FOR SMALL STREAMS TO EXCEED THEIR BANKS. IN ADDITION.RAINFALL RATES WILL PRODUCE URBAN & POOR DRAINAGE FLOODING IN THE HEAVIER RAIN BANDS.

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR HAS BEEN REPORTED.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. MOVE UP TO HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

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

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

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