Flood watch for western New Jersey

National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ
320 AM EST Sat Feb 10 2018

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New Castle-Kent-Cecil-Kent MD-Queen Annes-Talbot-Caroline-Warren-
Morris-Hunterdon-Somerset-Middlesex-Western Monmouth-
Eastern Monmouth-Mercer-Salem-Gloucester-Camden-
Northwestern Burlington-Ocean-Cumberland-Atlantic-Cape May-
Atlantic Coastal Cape May-Coastal Atlantic-Coastal Ocean-
Southeastern Burlington-Berks-Lehigh-Northampton-Delaware-
Philadelphia-Western Chester-Eastern Chester-Western Montgomery-
Eastern Montgomery-Upper Bucks-Lower Bucks-
Including the cities of Wilmington, Dover, Elkton, Chestertown,
Centreville, Easton, Denton, Washington, Morristown, Flemington,
Somerville, New Brunswick, Freehold, Sandy Hook, Trenton,
Pennsville, Glassboro, Camden, Cherry Hill, Moorestown,
Mount Holly, Jackson, Millville, Hammonton, Cape May Court House,
Ocean City, Atlantic City, Long Beach Island,
Wharton State Forest, Reading, Allentown, Bethlehem, Media,
Philadelphia, Honey Brook, Oxford, West Chester, Kennett Square,
Collegeville, Pottstown, Norristown, Lansdale, Chalfont,
Perkasie, Morrisville, and Doylestown
320 AM EST Sat Feb 10 2018

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a

* Flood Watch for portions of Delaware, northeast Maryland, New
  Jersey, and Pennsylvania, including the following areas, in
  Delaware, Kent and New Castle. In northeast Maryland,
  Caroline, Cecil, Kent MD, Queen Annes, and Talbot. In New
  Jersey, Atlantic, Atlantic Coastal Cape May, Camden, Cape May,
  Coastal Atlantic, Coastal Ocean, Cumberland, Eastern Monmouth,
  Gloucester, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Northwestern
  Burlington, Ocean, Salem, Somerset, Southeastern Burlington,
  Warren, and Western Monmouth. In Pennsylvania, Berks,
  Delaware, Eastern Chester, Eastern Montgomery, Lehigh, Lower
  Bucks, Northampton, Philadelphia, Upper Bucks, Western
  Chester, and Western Montgomery.

* From this evening through Sunday evening

* Rain develops this afternoon, and then a prolonged period of
  heavy rain will overspread the region tonight through Sunday
  night. The axis of heaviest rain will fall along the I-95
  corridor, where between 2 and 3 inches of rain is expected to
  fall from northern Maryland and Delaware, through southeast
  Pennsylvania, and into most of New Jersey.

* Low-lying flooding is likely where the heaviest rain occurs. In
  addition, rainfall amounts may result in flooding on area
  streams, creeks, and rivers by late Sunday.

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.

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