Flood Advisory

05/17/2018 2:59 AM through 05/17/2018 6:30 AM

Update to NWS-IDP-PROD-2834428-2616280

Flood Advisory issued May 17 at 2:59AM EDT expiring May 17 at 6:30AM EDT by NWS Mount Holly NJ

Alert

At 257 AM EDT, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
heavy rain. Up to an inch of rain has fallen in portions of New
Castle, Chester, and Delaware Counties and is spreading northeast
into the Philadelphia metropolitan area at this time. This will
cause urban and small stream flooding in the advisory area.

Some locations that could experience flooding include...
Philadelphia, Camden, Wilmington, Vineland, Newark, West Chester,
Elkton, Gloucester City, Calvert, Cherry Hill, Bensalem, Evesham,
Mount Laurel, Norristown, Chester, Willingboro, Deptford, Voorhees,
Medford and Pottstown.

Instructions

Turn around...don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

Target Area

Philadelphia, PA; New Castle, DE; Chester, PA; Camden, NJ; Montgomery, PA; Burlington, NJ; Salem, NJ; Bucks, PA; Gloucester, NJ; Cecil, MD; Delaware, PA

Sender: NWS Mount Holly NJ
Sent: 2:59 AM on 05-17-2018
Sender Email: w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov

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