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Borough of Nazareth
Tuesday August 21st, 2018 :: 11:15 p.m. EDT

Alert

Flash Flood Warning until 03:00AM Wednesday

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly NJ has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for... Lehigh County in eastern Pennsylvania... Northwestern Bucks County in southeastern Pennsylvania... Northampton County in eastern Pennsylvania...

* Until 300 AM EDT.

* At 1106 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain across the warned area. Up to one and a half inches of rain has already fallen with up to two inches of additional rainfall possible. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly in the areas of heaviest rain.

* Some locations that could experience flooding include... Allentown, Easton, Bethlehem, Forks, Emmaus, Northampton, Quakertown, Perkasie, Wilson, Souderton, Bedminster, Hellertown, Nazareth, Slatington, Chalfont, Wind Gap, Bath, Dublin, Walnutport and Ferndale.

* AFFECTED AREAS: BUCKS, PA ... NORTHAMPTON, PA ... LEHIGH, PA

Instructions:

Turn around...don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding. A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. If you are in the warned area move to higher ground immediately. Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate precautions to protect life and property.

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Address/Location
Borough of Nazareth
134 S Main St
Nazareth, PA 18064

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 610-759-0202

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flash Flood Warning

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