Kent County, Delaware
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Flash Flood Watch
DEZ001>004-MDZ008-012-015-019-020-300800-
/O.EXT.KPHI.FF.A.0005.000000T0000Z-160930T2000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
NEW CASTLE-KENT-INLAND SUSSEX-DELAWARE BEACHES-CECIL-KENT MD-
QUEEN ANNES-TALBOT-CAROLINE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WILMINGTON...DOVER...GEORGETOWN...
REHOBOTH BEACH...ELKTON...CHESTERTOWN...CENTREVILLE...EASTON...
DENTON
301 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* PORTIONS OF DELAWARE AND NORTHEAST MARYLAND...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.

* THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON

* HEAVY RAINFALL ASSOCIATED WITH LOW PRESSURE WILL AFFECT THE AREA
THROUGH FRIDAY. THE HEAVIEST RAINS WILL TAPER OFF AFTER DAYBREAK
FRIDAY. WIDESPREAD 2 TO 3 INCH RAIN TOTALS ARE EXPECTED WITH
ISOLATED AMOUNTS AROUND 6 INCHES POSSIBLE NEAR THE COAST. THESE
RAINFALL TOTALS ARE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING FLOODING ACROSS THE
WATCH AREA. IF THESE RAINFALL TOTALS ARE REALIZED, STORM TOTAL
RAINFALL ACROSS EASTERN SUSSEX COUNTY DELAWARE COULD BE CLOSE TO
12 INCHES. THIS WILL LEAD TO WIDESPREAD FLOODING ISSUES IN THAT
AREA.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

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Flood Advisory
DEC001-MDC011-300800-
/O.EXT.KPHI.FA.Y.0156.000000T0000Z-160930T0800Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
KENT DE-CAROLINE MD-
1147 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY NJ HAS EXTENDED THE

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
KENT COUNTY IN CENTRAL DELAWARE...
CAROLINE COUNTY IN EASTERN MARYLAND...

* UNTIL 400 AM EDT

* AT 1143 PM EDT...AREAS OF HIGH WATER REMAIN ACROSS THE ADVISED
AREA AND SEVERAL LOCAL CREEKS AND STREAMS CONTINUE TO RISE.
PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT
WHICH COULD CONTRIBUTE TO ADDITIONAL WATER RISES AND FLOODING OF
POOR DRAINAGE AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED...OR
PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN OR OTHER AREAS IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT.

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LAT...LON 3869 7577 3868 7580 3871 7584 3868 7593
3870 7599 3875 7600 3881 7590 3888 7595
3898 7594 3911 7584 3924 7540 3915 7537
3905 7537 3895 7530 3896 7539 3892 7541
3891 7547 3884 7559 3883 7572 3864 7571

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