Flash Flood Watch
Areas affected:
Philadelphia, PA

New Castle-Kent-Inland Sussex-Delaware Beaches-Cecil-Kent MD-
Queen Annes-Talbot-Caroline-Warren-Hunterdon-Salem-Gloucester-
Camden-Northwestern Burlington-Cumberland-Atlantic-Cape May-
Atlantic Coastal Cape May-Coastal Atlantic-
Southeastern Burlington-Carbon-Monroe-Berks-Lehigh-Northampton-
Delaware-Philadelphia-Western Chester-Eastern Chester-
Western Montgomery-Eastern Montgomery-Upper Bucks-Lower Bucks-
Including the cities of Wilmington, Dover, Georgetown,
Rehoboth Beach, Elkton, Chestertown, Centreville, Easton, Denton,
Washington, Flemington, Pennsville, Glassboro, Camden,
Cherry Hill, Moorestown, Mount Holly, Millville, Hammonton,
Cape May Court House, Ocean City, Atlantic City,
Wharton State Forest, Jim Thorpe, Stroudsburg, Reading,
Allentown, Bethlehem, Media, Philadelphia, Honey Brook, Oxford,
West Chester, Kennett Square, Collegeville, Pottstown,
Norristown, Lansdale, Chalfont, Perkasie, Morrisville,
and Doylestown
355 AM EDT Sat Apr 20 2019


The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of Delaware, northeast Maryland, New Jersey, and
Pennsylvania, including the following areas, in Delaware,
Delaware Beaches, Inland Sussex, Kent, and New Castle. In
northeast Maryland, Caroline, Cecil, Kent MD, Queen Annes, and
Talbot. In New Jersey, Atlantic, Atlantic Coastal Cape May,
Camden, Cape May, Coastal Atlantic, Cumberland, Gloucester,
Hunterdon, Northwestern Burlington, Salem, Southeastern
Burlington, and Warren. In Pennsylvania, Berks, Carbon,
Delaware, Eastern Chester, Eastern Montgomery, Lehigh, Lower
Bucks, Monroe, Northampton, Philadelphia, Upper Bucks, Western
Chester, and Western Montgomery.

* Until 10 AM EDT this morning

* Showers and some thunderstorms, locally heavy, will move across
the area this morning. Areas of 1 to perhaps 2 inches of rain
are possible.


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.



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