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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 3:16 PM EST Dec. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch in effect from Thursday evening through Friday
evening...

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a

* Flood Watch for portions of Delaware, much of New Jersey, and
southeast Pennsylvania along the tidal Delaware River.

* From Thursday evening through Friday evening

* strong low pressure will impact the area Thursday night through
Friday, resulting in a widespread rainfall of 1 to 3 inches with
locally higher amounts.

* Given the recent heavy rain and how saturated he ground is, this
amount of rain will result in flooding of roadways and areas of
poor drainage, as well as the potential for significant river
flooding. In addition, the combination of heavy rain and
increased tide levels during the times of high tide will result
in coastal flooding along the Atlantic, Delaware Bay, and tidal
Delaware River.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.





Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 3:16 PM EST Dec. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch in effect from Thursday evening through Friday
evening...

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a

* Flood Watch for portions of Delaware, much of New Jersey, and
southeast Pennsylvania along the tidal Delaware River.

* From Thursday evening through Friday evening

* strong low pressure will impact the area Thursday night through
Friday, resulting in a widespread rainfall of 1 to 3 inches with
locally higher amounts.

* Given the recent heavy rain and how saturated he ground is, this
amount of rain will result in flooding of roadways and areas of
poor drainage, as well as the potential for significant river
flooding. In addition, the combination of heavy rain and
increased tide levels during the times of high tide will result
in coastal flooding along the Atlantic, Delaware Bay, and tidal
Delaware River.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.