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Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
Thursday June 13th, 2019 :: 08:27 p.m. EDT


Flash Flood Warning

Flash Flood Warning until 1215AM. Dangerous flooding is possible. Do not drive through flooded roads.

* At 820 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
  heavy rain across the warned area. Up to two inches of rain have
  already fallen. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly in the
  areas of heaviest rain.

* Some locations that could experience flooding include... 
  Philadelphia, Bensalem, Yeadon, Jenkintown, Narberth, Rockledge,
  Abington, Bryn Athyn, Wissinoming, Feasterville-Trevose, Morris
  Park, Germantown, northeast Philadelphia, Center City,
  Feasterville, Tacony, Andalusia, Holmesburg, Kensington and

Additional rainfall amounts of up to one inch are possible in the 
warned area.

Precautionary/preparedness actions... 

Turn around... don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Move to higher ground now. Act quickly to protect your life.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as
well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.

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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For further information on emergency preparedness, visit

Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
240 Spring Garden St
Philadelphia, PA 19123

Emergency: 9-1-1

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