Flood Watch for Philly area

posted by @Radio1045Johnny -

Winter Map

Rain is coming!

In anticipation of a nasty looking coastal storm, The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a Flood Watch impacting most of the Radio 104.5 listening area.

Expect rain to begin this afternoon which will intensify as the evening progresses, along with wind gusts reaching 35 MPH. The rain  and win is expected to continue through the day tomorrow, including possible periods of wet snow, which rainfall accumulation up to 2 inches in areas North of Philly.  Along the coast, expect beach erosion along with stronger wind gusts reaching 65 MPH.

Full details from the National Weather Service below

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Flood Watch National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ 414 AM EST Thu Mar 1 2018
NJZ007>010-012>015-018>020-026-027-PAZ061-062-071-103>106-012200- /O.CON.KPHI.FA.A.0003.180302T0600Z-180303T1100Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ Warren-Morris-Hunterdon-Somerset-Middlesex-Western Monmouth- Eastern Monmouth-Mercer-Camden-Northwestern Burlington-Ocean- Coastal Ocean-Southeastern Burlington-Lehigh-Northampton- Philadelphia-Western Montgomery-Eastern Montgomery-Upper Bucks- Lower Bucks- Including the cities of Washington, Morristown, Flemington, Somerville, New Brunswick, Freehold, Sandy Hook, Trenton, Camden, Cherry Hill, Moorestown, Mount Holly, Jackson, Long Beach Island, Wharton State Forest, Allentown, Bethlehem, Easton, Philadelphia, Collegeville, Pottstown, Norristown, Lansdale, Chalfont, Perkasie, Morrisville, and Doylestown 414 AM EST Thu Mar 1 2018
...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...
The Flood Watch continues for
* Portions of New Jersey and Pennsylvania, including the   following areas, in New Jersey, Camden, Coastal Ocean, Eastern   Monmouth, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Northwestern   Burlington, Ocean, Somerset, Southeastern Burlington, Warren,   and Western Monmouth. In Pennsylvania, Eastern Montgomery,   Lehigh, Lower Bucks, Northampton, Philadelphia, Upper Bucks, and   Western Montgomery.
* From late tonight through late Friday night
* Rain is expected to develop this afternoon and persist through   all of Friday and maybe into Friday night. The rain is forecast   to change to snow on Friday in areas to the northwest of the   Interstate 95 Corridor. The heaviest precipitation is expected   across the northern half of New Jersey and east-central   Pennsylvania. This includes the Raritan and Passaic River basins   in New Jersey and portions of the Delaware River Basin.
* As the rain falls from tonight into Friday, low-lying and poor  drainage flooding is likely where the heaviest rain occurs. In  addition, as this rainfall runs off into larger streams and  rivers, flooding will also be possible Friday night into  Saturday.
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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