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Inland Sussex-Delaware Beaches-Eastern Monmouth-Ocean-Cumberland-
Atlantic-Cape May-Atlantic Coastal Cape May-Coastal Atlantic-
Coastal Ocean-Southeastern Burlington-
Including the cities of Georgetown, Rehoboth Beach, Sandy Hook,
Jackson, Millville, Hammonton, Cape May Court House, Ocean City,
Atlantic City, Long Beach Island, and Wharton State Forest
319 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...
The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has expanded the
* Flash Flood Watch to include portions of southern Delaware and
New Jersey, including the following areas, in southern
Delaware, Delaware Beaches and Inland Sussex. In New Jersey,
Atlantic, Atlantic Coastal Cape May, Cape May, Coastal
Atlantic, Coastal Ocean, Cumberland, Eastern Monmouth, Ocean,
and Southeastern Burlington.
* Until midnight EDT tonight
* Multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms can be expected
through tonight. Torrential downpours with storms that develop
this evening could produce rainfall rates greater than 2 inches
per hour. While the entire area will not receive heavy rain,
isolated rainfall totals of 3 to 6 inches are possible where
storms track over the same locations.
* Torrential rain falling in a short period of time will result
in rapidly rising water levels along streams and creeks and in
areas of poor drainage. Significant roadway flooding is
possible in isolated areas.
A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.
$$Severe Thunderstorm Watch
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH
455 IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS
IN DELAWARE THIS WATCH INCLUDES 3 COUNTIES
IN CENTRAL DELAWARE
IN NORTHERN DELAWARE
IN SOUTHERN DELAWARE
IN MARYLAND THIS WATCH INCLUDES 5 COUNTIES
IN NORTHEAST MARYLAND
CAROLINE CECIL KENT
QUEEN ANNE'S TALBOT
IN NEW JERSEY THIS WATCH INCLUDES 16 COUNTIES
IN CENTRAL NEW JERSEY
IN NORTHERN NEW JERSEY
HUNTERDON MIDDLESEX MORRIS
SOMERSET SUSSEX WARREN
IN SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY
ATLANTIC BURLINGTON CAMDEN
CAPE MAY CUMBERLAND GLOUCESTER
IN PENNSYLVANIA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 10 COUNTIES
IN EAST CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA
BERKS LEHIGH NORTHAMPTON
IN NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA
IN SOUTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA
BUCKS CHESTER DELAWARE
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF ALLENTOWN, ATLANTIC CITY, BETHLEHEM,
BLAIRSTOWN, CAMDEN, CENTREVILLE, CHERRY HILL, CHESTERTOWN,
DENTON, DEPTFORD, DOVER, DOYLESTOWN, EAST BRUNSWICK, EASTON,
EASTON, EDISON, ELKTON, FLEMINGTON, FREEHOLD, GEORGETOWN,
GLASSBORO, HAMMONTON, JIM THORPE, MEDIA, MILLVILLE, MOORESTOWN,
MORRISTOWN, MOUNT HOLLY, NEW BRUNSWICK, NEWTON, NORRISTOWN,
NORTH BRUNSWICK TOWNSHIP, OCEAN CITY, PENNSVILLE, PERTH AMBOY,
PHILADELPHIA, READING, SAYREVILLE, SOMERSET, STROUDSBURG,
TOMS RIVER, TRENTON, WEST CHESTER, AND WILMINGTON.
$$Special Weather Statement
Inland Sussex-Delaware Beaches-Atlantic Coastal Cape May-
620 PM EDT FRI AUG 18 2017
...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT CENTRAL SUSSEX AND
SOUTHWESTERN CAPE MAY COUNTIES...
At 620 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from near Milton to near Delmar. Movement was
northeast at 25 mph.
Winds up to 40 mph and pea size hail are possible with these storms.
Locations impacted include...
Georgetown, Millsboro, Lewes, Milton, Delmar, Sycamore, Gumboro and
Cape Henlopen State Park.
These storms may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.
LAT...LON 3846 7561 3889 7528 3879 7516 3879 7515
3878 7512 3880 7509 3876 7508 3869 7515
3858 7527 3845 7539
TIME...MOT...LOC 2220Z 239DEG 22KT 3877 7524 3848 7554