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Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
Wednesday June 19th, 2019 :: 07:04 a.m. EDT


Flash Flood Watch

Flash Flood Watch is in effect from 12:00 PM today until 6:00 AM on 6/20/2019. Be prepared to take action in the event that flooding develops.

* Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for portions of northern Delaware, southern
  New Jersey, and southeast Pennsylvania

* From noon EDT today through late tonight

* Showers and thunderstorms this afternoon and tonight will be
  capable of producing torrential rainfall, with local amounts of
  1 to 3 inches potentially occurring in a short period of time.
  This could lead to localized flash flooding.

* The risk of flash flooding is highest in urbanized and low-
  lying areas. Rapid rises on small creeks and streams are


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 some roadways. Streams and creeks could
leave their banks, flooding nearby properties.

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

Emergency: 9-1-1

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