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Harvey Cedars Police Department
Thursday October 11th, 2018 :: 03:44 a.m. EDT

Advisory

Flash Flood Watch until 05:00AM Friday

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* Delaware, Northeastern Maryland, Central and Southern New Jersey and far Southeastern Pennsylvania, mostly along and southeast of the Interstate 95 corridor.

* From 2 PM EDT this afternoon through late tonight

* Showers will develop through today with the heaviest rainfall expected this afternoon through late tonight. Rainfall totals of 2 to 4 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 possible on roadways and especially 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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