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Coastal Hazard Statement, Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 5:25 AM EDT Jul. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High rip current risk remains in effect through this
evening...

* locations... beaches from Monmouth County, New Jersey southward
along the coastline through Cape May and the Delaware beaches.

* Timing... into this evening.

* Rip current risk... high.

* Waves... breaking waves building to 3 to 6 feet in the surf
zone.

* Surf zone impacts... very strong rip currents will be life-
threatening to anyone who enters the surf.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Stay out of the surf today. If you are ever caught in a rip
current, relax and float. Do not swim against the current. If you
can, swim in a direction following the shoreline. If you are
unable to escape, face the shore and call or wave for help.



Iovino


344 am EDT Sat Jul 21 2018

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from 2 PM EDT this
afternoon through late tonight...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* northeastern Maryland, Delaware, southeastern Pennsylvania,
southern New Jersey and parts of central New Jersey.

* From 2:00 PM this afternoon through late tonight.

* Heavy rain is expected from this afternoon into this evening.
Rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are forecast. Much of the rain
is expected to fall over a period of only a few hours.

* Excessive rainfall in a short amount of time can lead to flash
flooding. Urban areas, locations along small streams and creeks,
and areas of poor drainage are most vulnerable to flash
flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.



Iovino


Coastal Hazard Statement, Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 5:25 AM EDT Jul. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High rip current risk remains in effect through this
evening...

* locations... beaches from Monmouth County, New Jersey southward
along the coastline through Cape May and the Delaware beaches.

* Timing... into this evening.

* Rip current risk... high.

* Waves... breaking waves building to 3 to 6 feet in the surf
zone.

* Surf zone impacts... very strong rip currents will be life-
threatening to anyone who enters the surf.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Stay out of the surf today. If you are ever caught in a rip
current, relax and float. Do not swim against the current. If you
can, swim in a direction following the shoreline. If you are
unable to escape, face the shore and call or wave for help.



Iovino


344 am EDT Sat Jul 21 2018

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from 2 PM EDT this
afternoon through late tonight...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* northeastern Maryland, Delaware, southeastern Pennsylvania,
southern New Jersey and parts of central New Jersey.

* From 2:00 PM this afternoon through late tonight.

* Heavy rain is expected from this afternoon into this evening.
Rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are forecast. Much of the rain
is expected to fall over a period of only a few hours.

* Excessive rainfall in a short amount of time can lead to flash
flooding. Urban areas, locations along small streams and creeks,
and areas of poor drainage are most vulnerable to flash
flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.



Iovino