Flash Flood Watch

10/11/2018 3:16 PM through 10/12/2018 12:00 AM

Update to NWS-IDP-PROD-3165181-2788936

Flash Flood Watch issued October 11 at 3:16PM EDT expiring October 12 at 5:00AM EDT by NWS Mount Holly NJ

Alert

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Delaware, Northeastern Maryland, Central and Southern New Jersey
and far Southeastern Pennsylvania, mainly along and southeast of
the Interstate 95 corridor.

* Through late tonight

* Showers will continue to develop with the heaviest rainfall
expected this evening through late tonight. Rainfall totals of
2 to 4 inches, with locally higher amounts, will fall during
this time.

* The heaviest rain will fall across portions of Delmarva and
the Coastal Plain of New Jersey. The Interstate 95 corridor is
also susceptible to heavy rain and flash flooding. Flash
flooding is possible on roadways and especially in areas of
poor drainage. Minor flooding along small streams and creeks
is possible as well.

Instructions

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.

Target Area

Upper Bucks; Somerset; Northwestern Burlington; Mercer; Coastal Ocean; Inland Sussex; Gloucester; Cecil; Western Montgomery; Delaware; Hunterdon; Queen Anne's; Cumberland; Kent; Middlesex; Cape May; Western Chester; Eastern Monmouth; Atlantic; Southeastern Burlington; Delaware Beaches; Lower Bucks; Caroline; Eastern Montgomery; Camden; Coastal Atlantic; Kent; Philadelphia; Talbot; Morris; Salem; Eastern Chester; Atlantic Coastal Cape May; Ocean; Western Monmouth; New Castle

Sender: NWS Mount Holly NJ
Sent: 3:16 PM on 10-11-2018

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