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  • Flash Flood Watch

    Flash Flood Watch in effect from 12:00 PM EDT until Wednesday, 12:00 AM EDT. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGHTUESDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR NEW CASTLE COUNTY IN DELAWARE AND CECIL COUNTY IN MARYLAND, FOR THE NEW JERSEY COUNTIES OF SALEM, GLOUCESTER, CAMDEN, NORTHWESTERN BURLINGTON, WESTERN MONMOUTH, MERCER, MIDDLESEX, SOMERSET, HUNTERDON, MORRIS, WARREN AND SUSSEX, AND FOR THE PENNSYLVANIA COUNTIES OF CARBON, MONROE, NORTHAMPTON, LEHIGH, BERKS, BUCKS, MONTGOMERY, CHESTER, DELAWARE AND PHILADELPHIA.

* FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING

* SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO BRING LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN TO OUR REGION FROM THIS AFTERNOON INTO THIS EVENING AND AGAIN ON TUESDAY INTO TUESDAY NIGHT. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE TO THREE INCHES OR MORE MAY FALL IN A BRIEF PERIOD OF TIME RESULTING IN FLASH FLOODING.

* FLOODING OF ROADWAYS AND AREAS OF POOR DRAINAGE IS POSSIBLE. QUICK RISES ON STREAMS AND CREEKS MAY RESULT FROM THE HEAVY RAIN. IF YOU LIVE IN A FLOOD PRONE AREA BE SURE TO PAY SPECIAL ATTENTION TO THIS DEVELOPING WEATHER SITUATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEADTO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS VERY DANGEROUS.

BE SURE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKEACTION IF A FLASH FLOOD WARNING IS ISSUED FOR YOUR LOCATION.

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