FLASH FLOOD WATCH Issue Date:
1042 AM EDT Thu Jun 20 2019 Expiration:
0500 GMT 21 2019
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
The Flash 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, 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, Sussex, Warren, and Western Monmouth.
In Pennsylvania, Berks, Carbon, Delaware, Eastern Chester,
Eastern Montgomery, Lehigh, Lower Bucks, Monroe, Northampton,
Philadelphia, Upper Bucks, Western Chester, and Western
* Through late tonight
* Another round of showers and thunderstorms will develop this
afternoon and tonight and impact most of the area, including
those areas that received heavy rainfall last night. Heavy
rainfall will develop once again with as much as an additional 1
to 3 inches of rain in a short time. Flash flooding is likely
once again, and it will not take much additional rainfall to
result in flash flooding over already flooded areas.
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. 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.
848 AM EDT Thu Jun 20 2019 Expiration:
1847 GMT 20 2019
...Forecast flooding increased from Moderate to Major severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
The North Branch Rancocas Creek At Pemberton.
* Until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7:30 AM Thursday the stage was 4.15 feet.
* Flood stage is 2.5 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 4.3 feet by this
afternoon then begin falling.
* Impact...At 4.2 feet...Homes along Lee Street, Joe Road, and Jill
Court take on water. Residents along Old Georges Lane and Rancocas
Trail are subject to evacuations. Homes in Eastampton, including
the ones on East Mae Avenue, are inundated.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 4.2 feet
on Jul 14 2004.
FLD OBSERVED FORECAST
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME CREST
Pemberton 2.5 4.15 Thu 7 AM 4.3 Thu 2 PM
LAT...LON 4001 7482 3998 7466 3998 7459 3993 7457
3993 7468 3998 7487
438 AM EDT Thu Jun 20 2019 Expiration:
2030 GMT 20 2019
The National Weather Service in Mount Holly NJ has issued a
* Flood Warning for...
Camden County in southern New Jersey...
Gloucester County in southern New Jersey...
Burlington County in southern New Jersey...
* Until 430 PM EDT Thursday.
* At 430 AM EDT, the rain had ended in the area but residual
flooding continued. Rainfall totals since late Wednesday generally
ranged from 2 to 5 inches.
* Widespread flooding was occurring in the Rancocas Creek basin.
There was flooding along many other waterways including Pennsauken
Creek and the Cooper River. Many roads in the area remained closed
due to flooding.
* Some locations that were experiencing flooding include...
Camden, Gloucester City, Cherry Hill, Evesham, Mount Laurel,
Willingboro, Deptford, Voorhees, Medford, West Deptford,
Glassboro, Lindenwold, Lumberton, Florence, Bellmawr, Woodbury,
Burlington and Mount Holly.
Turn around...don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.
LAT...LON 3966 7524 3968 7525 3969 7532 3973 7538
3978 7540 3978 7544 3985 7533 3985 7525
3988 7515 3996 7513 4007 7494 4008 7487
4013 7482 4014 7474 4019 7470 4013 7458
3987 7444 3985 7444
Southampton Township, NJ Weather Warnings, Advisories and Alerts are issued by the National Weather Service.
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