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Harvey Cedars Police Department
Wednesday October 10th, 2018 :: 03:30 p.m. EDT

Advisory

Flash Flood Watch until 06:00AM Friday

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for Delaware, Northeastern Maryland, Central and Southern New Jersey and far Southeastern Pennsylvania, including the Interstate-95 corridor.

* From Thursday afternoon through late Thursday night

* Showers producing moderate to heavy rainfall will develop Thursday afternoon, and then will continue into early Friday morning. Rainfall totals of 2 to 3 inches, with locally higher amounts, will fall during this time.

* The heaviest rain will fall across portions of Delmarva and the Coastal Plain of New Jersey. The Interstate-95 corridor is also susceptible to heavy rain and flash flooding. Flash flooding is expected on roadways and in areas of poor drainage. Minor flooding along small streams and creeks is possible as well.

* AFFECTED AREAS: UPPER BUCKS ... SOMERSET ... NORTHWESTERN BURLINGTON ... MERCER ... COASTAL OCEAN ... INLAND SUSSEX ... GLOUCESTER ... CECIL ... WESTERN MONTGOMERY ... DELAWARE ... HUNTERDON ... QUEEN ANNE'S ... CUMBERLAND ... KENT ... MIDDLESEX ... CAPE MAY ... WESTERN CHESTER ... EASTERN MONMOUTH ... ATLANTIC ... SOUTHEASTERN BURLINGTON ... DELAWARE BEACHES ... LOWER BUCKS ... CAROLINE ... EASTERN MONTGOMERY ... CAMDEN ... COASTAL ATLANTIC ... KENT ... PHILADELPHIA ... TALBOT ... MORRIS ... SALEM ... EASTERN CHESTER ... ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY ... OCEAN ... WESTERN MONMOUTH ... NEW CASTLE

Instructions:

A Flash Flood Watch means that there is the potential for flash flooding which can be life-threatening. Heavy rain is expected to occur over a short period of time. Rapidly rising flood waters may quickly inundate roadways and areas of poor drainage. Streams and creeks could leave their banks, flooding nearby properties. Please monitor the forecast, especially if you live in a location that is prone to flooding. Be prepared to take action if a flash flood warning is issued for your area.

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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:
Future - Responsive action SHOULD be taken in the near future
Certainty:
Possible (p <= ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flash Flood Watch

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