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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 3:07 PM EDT Mar. 21, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through late tonight...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northern Delaware, northeast Maryland, New Jersey,
and Pennsylvania, including the following areas, in northern
Delaware, New Castle. In northeast Maryland, Cecil and Kent
MD. In New Jersey, Camden, Gloucester, Hunterdon, Mercer,
Middlesex, Morris, northwestern Burlington, Salem, Somerset,
and Warren. In Pennsylvania, Berks, Delaware, eastern Chester,
eastern Montgomery, Lehigh, lower Bucks, Northampton,
Philadelphia, upper Bucks, western Chester, and western
Montgomery.

* Through late tonight

* storm total rainfall amounts of 1.5 to 2.5 inches with locally
higher amounts will fall throughout the day today and into
tonight.

* Bands of moderate to heavy rain will continue to affect the area
through this evening before diminishing in intensity overnight
and tapering to scattered showers by Friday. Urban, poor
drainage, and small stream flooding may occur this afternoon and
this evening with rises on the mainstem rivers potentially
resulting in some points exceeding flood stage overnight.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.




Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 3:07 PM EDT Mar. 21, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through late tonight...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northern Delaware, northeast Maryland, New Jersey,
and Pennsylvania, including the following areas, in northern
Delaware, New Castle. In northeast Maryland, Cecil and Kent
MD. In New Jersey, Camden, Gloucester, Hunterdon, Mercer,
Middlesex, Morris, northwestern Burlington, Salem, Somerset,
and Warren. In Pennsylvania, Berks, Delaware, eastern Chester,
eastern Montgomery, Lehigh, lower Bucks, Northampton,
Philadelphia, upper Bucks, western Chester, and western
Montgomery.

* Through late tonight

* storm total rainfall amounts of 1.5 to 2.5 inches with locally
higher amounts will fall throughout the day today and into
tonight.

* Bands of moderate to heavy rain will continue to affect the area
through this evening before diminishing in intensity overnight
and tapering to scattered showers by Friday. Urban, poor
drainage, and small stream flooding may occur this afternoon and
this evening with rises on the mainstem rivers potentially
resulting in some points exceeding flood stage overnight.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.