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Harvey Cedars Police Department
Friday August 18th, 2017 :: 03:23 p.m. EDT
Advisory

Flash Flood Watch until 12:00AM Saturday

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT... The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has expanded the

* Flash Flood Watch to include portions of southern Delaware and New Jersey, including the following areas, in southern Delaware, Delaware Beaches and Inland Sussex. In New Jersey, Atlantic, Atlantic Coastal Cape May, Cape May, Coastal Atlantic, Coastal Ocean, Cumberland, Eastern Monmouth, Ocean, and Southeastern Burlington.

* Until midnight EDT tonight

* Multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms can be expected through tonight. Torrential downpours with storms that develop this evening could produce rainfall rates greater than 2 inches per hour. While the entire area will not receive heavy rain, isolated rainfall totals of 3 to 6 inches are possible where storms track over the same locations.

* Torrential 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 is possible in isolated areas.

* AFFECTED AREAS: ATLANTIC ... ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY ... CAPE MAY ... COASTAL ATLANTIC ... COASTAL OCEAN ... CUMBERLAND ... EASTERN MONMOUTH ... OCEAN ... SOUTHEASTERN BURLINGTON

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
Emergency: 9-1-1
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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