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Harvey Cedars Police Department
Thursday July 27th, 2017 :: 03:11 p.m. EDT
Advisory

Flash Flood Watch until 02:00PM Saturday

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON... 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, Eastern Monmouth, Gloucester, Mercer, Middlesex, Northwestern Burlington, Ocean, Salem, Southeastern Burlington, and Western Monmouth. In Pennsylvania, Berks, Delaware, Eastern Chester, Eastern Montgomery, Lower Bucks, Philadelphia, Upper Bucks, Western Chester, and Western Montgomery.

* From Friday afternoon through Saturday afternoon

* Showers and thunderstorms with heavy rain will develop starting Friday afternoon and will first move into northeast Maryland, Delaware, southeast Pennsylvania, and southern New Jersey, before lifting north towards central New Jersey. Additional waves of showers and thunderstorms with heavy rain will then continue to impact these same areas Friday night through Saturday afternoon. Rainfall amounts during this time will generally range from 2 to 4 inches, but training of thunderstorms may result in significantly higher amounts.

* Heavy rain falling in a short period of time will result in rapidly rising water levels along streams and creeks and in areas of poor drainage. Significant roadway flooding may occur. It is also important to note that heavy rain will fall over areas that already received several inches of rain early this week, so it will not take much for flooding to occur.

* AFFECTED AREAS: ATLANTIC ... ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY ... CAMDEN ... CAPE MAY ... COASTAL ATLANTIC ... COASTAL OCEAN ... CUMBERLAND ... EASTERN MONMOUTH ... GLOUCESTER ... MERCER ... MIDDLESEX ... NORTHWESTERN BURLINGTON ... OCEAN ... SALEM ... SOUTHEASTERN BURLINGTON ... WESTERN MONMOUTH

Instructions:

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

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

Contact
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Non-emergencies: 609-494-6509

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Possible (p <= ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flash Flood Watch

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